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Level 2 Hairdressing (Diploma) at Rotherham College

Course description

This course is capability based and forms part one of a two year course. Successful completion and development of skills will enable you to progress on to NVQ Level 2 in the second year. You will learn all aspects of the hairdressing industry and begin to develop your skills on family, friends, peers and tuition heads. This course also has the choice of a November start.

Course content

•Client consultation•Shampooing and conditioning•Styling hair•Creating a theme based image•Basic cutting techniques•Perming and neutralising•Basic hair colouring techniques•Salon reception duties•Health and safety•Promoting products and services•Team work

Entry requirements

•GCSE Grade D or above in English or equivalent•Level 1 in Hairdressing•Excellent communication skills•Attend an interview and practical workshop with course tutor


Practical skills will be assessed in the salon on-going throughout the year. These assignments will be graded Pass, Merit or Distinction. You will also sit online multiple choice exams for each unit and provide a portfolio of evidence.

Financial information

Learners aged under 19 are entitled to free tuition, so there will be no course fees to pay. Additional funding may be available depending on household income - please contact the Enquiry Team for further details.

Future opportunities

You can continue upon your chosen pathway of Hairdressing by progressing on the Hairdressing Level 2 NVQ.

Further information

For more details please contact the Enquiry Team on 01709 722777.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 02 December 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course code: PRG05L2-1T

Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • The Enquiry Team
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01709 722858
    • Email address: