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Level 2 Women’s and Men’s Hairdressing at Newton Rigg College

Course description

Hairdressing is a fast moving fashion orientated business, so you need to be creative and have artistic flair, enjoy meeting people, have a natural aptitude and plenty of energy.

You will learn how to promote retail sales to your clients. We will also make sure that you have the skills to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with clients and suppliers along with the number skills to run a business successfully.

Course content

Course Themes:

• Advising and consulting with clients • Giving customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation • Shampooing, conditioning and treating the hair and scalp • Changing hair colour • The art of dressing • Cut hair using basic techniques for men and women • Create a theme based image • Health and safety • Promoting additional services or products to customers • Perming and neutralising hair • Work related experience or placement • English and maths

All our students have the exciting opportunity to visit The Alternative Hair Show and Salon International in London, Paris Wella Professionals, Clothes Show, Matrix session styling and colour collections, National Competitions and Professional Hairdressing Live. Alternative enrichment activities may include visits to Centre Parcs, Iceland, Andorra and Lavender Farm.

Entry requirements

Usually at least 4 GCSEs at grade E or above including Maths and English (with Science desirable). Alternatively a suitable level 1 vocational qualification with English and Maths at Level 1

Financial information

For financial information please contact 01768 893400 or email

Future opportunities

Further Study:

Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing.


Trainee/Junior Hair Stylist or Colourist.

Further information
Telephone: 01768 893400

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 29 September 2015
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