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Diploma in Woman’s Hairdressing Certificate City & Guilds Level 2 VRQ at The Bluecoat Academy

Course description

What will be studied ?

City & Guilds level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing, one year full time vocational course.

Throughout the duration of the course you can expect hands-on learning to ensure you master all the required techniques, as well as theory-based modules to equip you with the knowledge and understanding you will need to succeed in this field.

As well as an introduction to the industry as a whole, you will also be given in depth training in:

Unit 1: Working in the hair industry

Unit 2: Health and Safety

Unit 3: Client consultation

Unit 4: Shampoo and condition hair & scalp

Unit 5: Promote products & services to clients

Unit 6: Cut women’s hair

Unit 7: Colour and lighten hair

Unit 8: Perm and neutralise hair

Unit 9: The art of dressing hair

Unit 12: Create an image based on a theme with in hair and beauty

Unit 16: Salon reception duties

How will I be assessed ?

You will be assessed through a combination of practical observations, assignments, portfolio, and theory-based units and tests.

Who should do this course ?

This course will appeal to learners who have an interest in learning about hairdressing, and who are motivated and enjoy learning.

Hairdressing is a creative and rewarding career - whether you want to join a busy salon, become a freelance hairdresser, trainer, TV hair stylist, stylist on a cruise ship, or even open your own establishment one day - this course will set you on the right path to achieving this.

How is the course delivered ?

The course is taught using a variety of methods including, practical observations, visual aids, presentation and taught sessions.

In addition, there will be opportunities to visit work placements to see a how a professional salon works.

What equipment will I need ?

You will need to be properly equipped with basic stationery.

A tunic and basic hairdressing kit will need to be purchased which will be ordered through the school.

What next ?

The course may lead to employment or progression to:

Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Hairdressing

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs (3 at grades A*-D & 1 at grade A*-E) including English, Maths & Science. Students with previous hairdressing experience will also be considered.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Bluecoat Academy directly.

Last updated date: 01 April 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year