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Hairdressing NVQ Level 2 at Riverside College Halton

Course content

Hairdressing Level 2 covers all aspects of hairdressing giving you the opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge of technical areas including: · Client Care · Shampooing & Conditioning Hair · Setting, Drying & Dressing Hair · Cutting Hair · Perming Hair · Colouring Hair · Salon Reception · Teamwork · Health & Safety · Introduction to IT Skills Development

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D including English


Formal end of unit examinations, which are set by the awarding body. Continual assessments are carried out throughout the study period. Also projects are required throughout the course.

Future opportunities

In the ever-changing industrial workplace the traditional salon is not the only key to employment. New and exciting career opportunities are open to enthusiastic, keen stylists. Examples including working aboard cruise liners travelling the world, being a self-employed salon owner, a freelance stylist and working in TV and the media. You may wish to apply for the NVQ Level 3 hairdressing course.

Further information

You will need a black overall and sensible full shoes, to ensure a professional dress code. A hairdressing kit and hairdressing book to help you with your projects. A camera needs to be available for photographic evidence and a file for your portfolio. You will need to provide models for assessments.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Riverside College Halton directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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