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Hair Services Level 2 Diploma at Northumberland College

Course description

The Level 2 Diplomas in Hairdressing and Barbering are suitable for people who have taken a level 1 qualification, and/or have been working in the industry and are looking to accredit their skills and knowledge.

Course content

You will study current cutting techniques, colouring, perming, creative styling and the wider skills needed to work in the hairdressing industry. Ideal if you are interested in improving your existing hairdressing skills.

Entry requirements

You should have two GCSEs at Grade D or above or a relevant Level 1 qualification.


Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including practical assessments/ observations, written assignments, and or on-line tests.

Future opportunities

After completing the course you could study Level 3 hairdressing .

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 16 May 2016

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    • You will benefit from excellent facilities that are of industry standard so you'll be prepared for your future career.

      We have recently invested £6.5 million at the campus and our excellent training facilities include:

      • Dedicated studio space for art, design, fashion, textiles and photography
      • Replica aircraft for cabin crew training
      • Luxurious hair and beauty salon with nail bar and individual treatment rooms
      • Engineering and advanced manufacturing workshops equipped with the latest technologies
      • Spacious motor vehicle workshop with five vehicle bays and diagnostic equipment
      • Large construction workshops dedicated to carpentry and joinery, highways, brickwork, tiling and painting and decorating
      • Electrical installation workshops
      • The Gallery restaurant, modern 40 seat commercially run modern restaurant
      • Fully equipped industry standard commercial kitchens
      • Health skills room
      • A choice of places to eat and catch up with friends
      • Learning Resource Centre with a range of learning material resources, an IT suite and quiet study areas.