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Hair NVQ Level 2 Diploma at All About Hair & Beauty Academy Limited

Course description

The Academy, in partnership with employers and sixth forms, offers NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing. This course runs for 12 months. If you are over the age of 18 you will come to The Academy 1.5 days per week and do a salon placement to build skills and experience. If you are aged 16-18 you must be an employed apprentice in a salon and will come to The Academy one day a week.

Course content

The course involves successful completion of the following specialist units:

  • Health and Safety
  • Positive impression of yourself and the organization.
  • Consultation
  • Shampoo and Condition hair
  • Colouring hair
  • Style and finish hair
  • Set and dress hair
  • Cutting hair

Entry requirements

To be accepted onto this course, you are normally required to have:

  • A minimum of 3 D’s but C’s or above are preferred
  • A VRQ in hair or beauty or other related qualifications
  • A strong commitment to working in the industry 


You will be assessed throughout the course by building a portfolio of evidence. To gain the full NVQ all nine units need to be completed. You will be responsible for bringing clients for practical assessment. You may be required to complete Functional Skills in maths and English to Level 1 or 2.

Financial information

You will have to provide stationary equipment and buy a full kit, text book and uniform. Any specialist equipment will be provided by The Academy.

Future opportunities

You can progress to a NVQ Level 3 or seek employment in the industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact All About Hair & Beauty Academy Limited directly.

Last updated date: 10 November 2016

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