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Hairdressing Diploma Level 2 at New College Stamford

Course description

ake your first steps to becoming a professional hairdresser and gain a high standard of practical skills including cutting, colouring, client consultation and blow drying. You will have the opportunity to work alongside prestigious local salon owners and hairdressing professionals to develop advanced and modern techniques.You will have regular visits from industry professionals throughout the course such as visits from Charles Fox, London (with the opportunity to visit their training salon in Covent Garden), UK body painters and special effects experts, as well as successful past students now working in industry. You will also have the opportunity to compete in regional and national competitions such as the AHT Hair and Make-Up Awards, and showcase your skills in our End of Year Hair and Fashion Show.This course is approximately 30% theory and 70% practical.

Course content

You will learn through practical demonstrations and practice what you have learnt on real, paying clients in our commercial salon.You will be required to gain some relevant work experience throughout this course. You will gain practical experience completing treatments on real paying clients in our Inspire Hair and Beauty Centre.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D or above, including English and maths at grade D/3 or above, or a relevant Level 1 qualification.


You will be assessed through practical observations, online tests and oral questions. You will also complete assignments to develop your theory knowledge.

Future opportunities

After successful completion of this course you will be able to progress to Hairdressing Diploma Level 3 or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Hairdressing or employment.

Further information

Students will be required to purchase a kit and uniform. Students are also required to source clients for practical learning and gain relevant work experience.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Stamford directly.

Last updated date: 03 November 2016
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