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City & Guilds NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing – Intermediate Apprenticeship at Shears Academy of Hairdressing

Course description

If you are 16 – 18 with a passion for hairdressing, this is the very best way to enter the hair industry, and you earn whilst you learn! During your Apprenticeship you will be paid the National Minimum apprenticeship wage, or more, and on successful completion will have gained transferable skills such as Personal Learning and Thinking Skills, Employment rights and responsibilities, Functional Maths and English Skills as well as hairdressing experience and an internationally recognised qualification – all of which are exactly the skills employers seek!

1 day a week at college 9.30am – 4.00pm and a minimum of 24 hours a week in a hairdressing salon.

NVQ Level 2 includes the following 9 units:

  • Ensure Your Own Actions Reduce Risk to Health and Safety
  • Give Clients a Positive Impression of Yourself and Your Organisation
  • Advise and Consult with Clients
  • Shampoo and Condition Hair and Scalp
  • Change hair colour
  • Style and finish hair
  • Set and dress hair
  • Cut hair using basic techniques
  • Plait and twist hair

Entry requirements

Personal interview, employed by a salon - don't worry if you do not have a job right now as we have salons waiting to employ you!

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shears Academy of Hairdressing directly.

Last updated date: 17 March 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year - 18 months