Hair and Beauty - Level 2 Technical Certificate Hairdressing 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
Learners interested in the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.
Compulsory topics include:
• Principles of practice of hairdressing
• Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
• Style, set and dress hair
• Cut hair using basic techniques
• Colour and lighten hair
How you will learn
A variety of teaching and learning methods such as observing, demonstrations, using online resources and hands on experience of using hairdressing techniques.
Written exam 40% Practical Synoptic 60%
5 GCSEs 9-4 or A*-C
, including English or Maths
How you will be assessed
You will need to produce a portfolio, undergo continual practical assessments and complete one external theory examination and one final synoptic practical assessment.
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Any student registered with an Awarding Body who has been given free entry and subsequently withdraws or is withdrawn by a tutor will incur the certification fee associated with the course.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.
Achievement of this qualification demonstrates to an
employer that you have the essential skills and
knowledge of health & safety and customer service to be
employed as a Hairdresser.
This qualification could lead to a job as a Hairdresser
working in one of the following establishments:
• Hairdressing salon
• Cruise Ship
Students who successfully achieve the Level 2 Technical certificate can progress to an appropriate level 3 in the Hair & Beauty sector
If you require further information please contact: The Course Information Team on 01924 789111
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.