Hair and Beauty - Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing Skills at Wakefield College
This course is ideal for motivated people wishing to pursue a career in Hairdressing. It will give you a recognised foundation qualification and develop both the practical and knowledge skills required for further learning at Level 2.
This programme offers an exciting range of additional activities including visits to trade exhibitions and the opportunity to undertake specialist training on demand.
Training takes place in our modern well equipped salons, supported by our team of highly skilled, highly qualified tutors
What better way to kick start your career!
What you will study
The course will cover Beauty Therapy services in theory and practice and will include:
• Create and image based on a theme
• Working in the Hair and Beauty Industries
• Follow Health & Safety Practice in the Salon
• Client and customer skills
• Create and maintain a retail display area in the salon
• Promote yourself and prepare for a job interview
• Promote and sell products and services to clients
• Blow dry and finish hair
• Basic winding techniques
• Shampoo and treat hair
• Basic plating and twisting hair
• Colour hair using semi-permanent colour
• Basic clipper cutting techniques for men’s hair
• Basic clipper cutting techniques for woman’s hair
As a full-time student you will be expected to work towards appropriate Functional Skills or GCSE qualifications in Maths & English.
How you will learn
Hairdressing skills will be demonstrated and practised in the College salons, where you will have the opportunity to bring in your own models or to work on paying clients. The knowledge required to gain certification will be gained in theory lessons and by independent study in the library.
Classroom: 30%; Practical: 70%
5 GCSEs A*-D or 9-3
Level 1 Hairdressing, plus Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths
How you will be assessed
Assessment tasks are set and marked by College staff.
Tuition and certification are free if you are aged 16-18. Related additional costs may include materials, equipment, visits, and residentials, which are payable by all students.
Any student registered with an Awarding Body who has been given free entry and subsequently withdraws or is withdrawn by a tutor will incur the certification fee associated with the course. Any re-sit examination will incur a cost.
Different fees apply to international/overseas students and those studying this qualification as a standalone course.
For more detailed information on financial support please contact the Financial Support Team on 01924 789304.
Students who successfully achieve the Level 2 Foundation skills Diploma can progress to our Level 2 Technical Diploma in Hairdressing.
Studies, or, subject to obtaining suitable employment in the industry, to the part-time Level 2 NVQ Diploma.
If you require further information please contact: The Course Information Team on 01924 789111
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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.