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Hairdressing (19+) 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- Scalp Massage- ReceptionThere 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

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. Employment 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.

Further information

Students aged 19 and over at the start of the course will be required to pay an Award Board registration fee of approximately £90 at enrolment.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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