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Hairdressing (NVQ) Fast Track Level 2 at Outwood Academy Hemsworth

Course description

This is a one year course  and will include hands on experience in our commercially equiped Salon "Serenity" based at WSETEC in South Kirkby.

Students on this course will attend a day release work placement in a commercial salon as a part of their qualification.

This course is designed for thoses who have a keen interest in following a career in the Hairdressing Industry.

This qualification is focused on developing the required knowledge, skills and competencies that learners require to work as a self-employed/employed hairdresser.

Students who are accepted on the course will have to meet rigorous health and safety standards at all times.

Course content

  • Health & Safety
  • Perming and relaxing
  • Cutting
  • Shampoo and Conditioning
  • Colouring
  • Blow drying and setting
  • Reception skills
  • Stock control

Entry requirements

You should have good communication skills, enthusiasm and be committed.

Prior knowledge of hairdressing is essential with a level 1/2 Diploma preferable.


Learners are assessed through practical observation oral questioning and written testing.  You will be required  to meet minimum standards and timings set by the awarding body.

You will be required to provide treatments and salon services to clients in the commercial salon based at WSETEC

Future opportunities


Further Education


City & Guilds



Further information




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: 14 October 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 39
  • Number of planned places: 23