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Step 2 in Hair & Beauty at MidKent College

Course description

This introductory course focuses on the practical skills and underpinning knowledge you will require in the hairdressing industry.The qualification is designed to help prepare you for the world of work or provide a sound platform onto further learning or training.Taught in our state-of-the-art salon Pure, you will learn how to shampoo, condition and blow-dry hair, help out on reception and lots more.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade F or above including English or maths at grade 2 or above.

Future opportunities

Successful students may be able to progress to a level 2 course in Hair Design while others may be able to secure an apprenticeship providing they find appropriate employment in a salon.

Further information

> This course will also help you learn independently and will improve your personal presentation, communication and social skills> You will learn through group work, research demonstrations and practical tasks> Assessment is via practical coursework, written projects and online exams> This is a study programme which includes English, maths and work experience in addition to your main programme

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: 08 November 2017
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    • Set in the Oakwood Park complex, MidKent College's Maidstone Campus provides a pleasant learning environment for students. The site houses a range of quality workshops – including those for Bricklaying, Carpentry, Motor Vehicle and Welding – as well as a large learning resource centre, refectory and welcoming social zone.

      In 2012 major redevelopment work costing a total of £25 million started at the Maidstone Campus, with new state-of-the-art facilities expected to be open by December 2013.

      As part of the rebuild MidKent College has purchased the University for the Creative Arts' Maidstone campus, which is also based at Oakwood Park and now houses the majority of the College's higher education courses.