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Hairdressing (16-18) C&G Level 2 Diploma at Northampton College

Course description

You will cover a wide range of hairdressing activities. The method of learning is through practical workshops with related theory input and directed library study and research.The units you will study include:- Client Care- Cutting- Health and Safety- Colouring- Perming- Styling hair- Shampooing and conditioning- Consultation- Working in Industry- Plaiting- Create an Image- Promote Products and ServicesEmployment opportunities include theatre, television, cruise liners, salons, salon management and self-employment or VRQ Level 2 in Beauty Therapy or VRQ Level 2 in Nail Technology.There will be work experience in a commercial environment. There will also be visits to trade exhibitions/seminars throughout the year.

Course content

This course is aimed at those who wish to further develop existing skills or would like to retrain and change career direction.

Entry requirements

If you are aged 16-18 you will need 4 GCSEs at Grade D or above or an appropriate Level 1 qualification.


Assessment is continuous throughout the course to include practical, written and oral assessments. A portfolio of work is also required as supporting evidence and online exams.

Future opportunities

After successful completion of this course and successfully completing a practical skills/theory test you can progress to the VRQ Level 3 in Hairdressing or NVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing.

Further information

All students will need to purchase uniform and textbooks (Approximate Cost = £350).

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 October 2016
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