Level: 2 | Duration: 1 Year | Details: September 2021
What is this course about?
This course is designed for those who wish to learn the art of Hairdressing. It may be your dream to be a celebrity stylist flying between Milan and New York, to build your own business or work in your local salon, whatever your direction Level 2 Hairdressing is the course that will prepare you for employment within this exciting industry by developing your creative skills in colouring and lightening hair, perming techniques and different styling techniques required for short and long hair looks. You will also start to develop skills in cutting. You will be able to work on clients and practice your techniques in our industry standard salons.
Why choose this course?
- 100% pass rates
- Opportunities to enter local & national competitions
- Highest number of students gaining employment on cruise ships
- Opportunities to gain a work placement with Film Productions to work on TV and film sets
- Excellent opportunities to attend a work placement
- An opportunity to join our artistic team
4 GCSEs at grade 9 – 3 including English and Maths. Progression from a Level 1 hairdressing course or those with suitable salon experience will also be considered. If you don’t meet the entry requirements you may be able to complete an assessment, this will be discussed at your interview
What will this course lead on to?
Progression onto the Level 3 Hairdressing qualification or employment as a junior stylist within a salon.
What will I learn on this course?
This Professional Hairdressing course that consist of: Health & safety in the salon, Client consultation, Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp, promoting products and services to clients, colouring and lightening techniques for long and short hair, perming skills, and the art of styling and finishing long and short hair looks. You will also be introduced to basic cutting techniques. As part of this course you will also be required to work on English and Maths and complete an industry placement as this will increase your job opportunities or progression on to Higher Education.
How will I be assessed?
You will be carrying out assessments throughout the year in preparation for your end of year practical assessment . You will also be assessed on your theory knowledge throughout the year, which will help prepare you for your final written test at the end of your course.
To be confirmed (2020 £1,275). Many of our students study for free, as depending upon your personal circumstances you may be eligible for funding. Please see our Guide to Fees on the Adult section of our website or enquire at your interview to find out if you are eligible.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
The course requires a full kit which cost £130 (costs for the level kit are still to be confirmed for 2021) and a tunic (approximately £25.00), you must also wear full length black trousers and a full black shoe. You will have to provide files etc. for your course work and photographic evidence is required for practical assessments.
At the Centre of Excellence for Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy we have recently refurbished contemporary facilities, including three hairdressing salons, three beauty salons, two media make up studios and a nail studio. This provides students with the opportunity to run their own salons and showcase their skills to the public.
What the Riverside College Professional Hairdressing students say?
“Since starting the College we have learnt new skills to enable us to get employment in the future”
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes