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Hairdressing Level 2 at The Maltings College

Course description

This level 2 qualification is a gateway to the level 3 diploma which can be undertaken within the college setting or as an apprenticeship within a salon.

The course will provide you with the foundations to start your future in a salon. Not only does it provide you with knowledge and practical skills, it also prepares you with the skills employers are looking for.

We are unique in that we also have a strong focus on confidence and people skills. Our salon reflects that of a real working environment, equipping you with the skills to succeed.

Our lecturers have experience in the hairdressing field, including staff members who began their careers as apprentices at TONI&GUY and worked their way up to train hairdressers.

Course content

You will learn how to:

  • work within the hair industry 
  • follow health and safety practice in the salon
  • conduct client consultation for hair services
  • perform shampoo and conditioner treatments to the hair and scalp
  • cut women’s hair
  • create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector
  • colour and lighten hair
  • perform the art of dressing hair

Entry requirements

To apply for a Level 2 course you need to be either: 

Progressing from completion of a Level 1 course and/or;  

Hold three or more GCSEs at grade D or above.


Multiple choice examination.

Portfolio of evidence.

Practical demonstration / assignment.

Task-based controlled assessment.

Financial information

Financial assistance for meals, transport, course uniform and equipment is available for students who meet the criteria set out by the DFE.

Future opportunities

Moving on from TMC

  • Hairdressing stylist
  • Hairdressing colour technician
  • Level 3 course at TMC


Further information

Please complete an application form and return it to us at the following address:-

The Maltings College, Maltings Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX2 0TJ

or click on the link to apply online

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 04 March 2016
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