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Hair, beauty and holistics - Apprenticeship in Hairdressing level 2 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

You will learn to carry out consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with your role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills.

Course content

Mandatory units

• Consultation

• Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp

• Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks

• Style and finish hair

• Colour and lighten hair Optional units:

• Perming hair

• Hair relaxing treatments and techniques

• Hair extension services

The purchase of a hairdressing kit is essential for this course. Personal appearance must reflect industry standards


All units need to be achieved before a practical end-point assessment, where you will demonstrate you can complete a range of services on models to industry standards and within commercial timings. Your consultation and communication skills, safe working practices, professionalism, values and behaviours will be assessed by practical observation and questioning.

Future opportunities

Employment in salons, cruise ships or selfemployment as a senior hairdresser/barber.

Further information

Contact the college, tel: 01484 437070 or email:

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 29 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years


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    • The Huddersfield Centre opened in September 2013 and is fitted with state of the art equipment.
      The new centre offers:
      Nine floors of classrooms and workshops, gym, training restaurants, hair and beauty salons, mock air cabin simulator, student services, ATM machines, free wi-fi and much more.