Level: 2 | Duration: 1 Year | Start Date: September 2023
Details: Various weekdays/times (TBC for 2023)
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 cutting, styling, plaiting and twisting long hair. You will also start to develop skills in colouring and perming. 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
Level 1 Hairdressing qualification is required for this course (previous experience within the hairdressing industry will be considered). Working at Level 1 in English on our college assessment or minimum GCSE grade D/3 or Level 1 English qualification. You will also have a college admissions 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 course that consist of: Health & safety in the salon, Client consultation, Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp, promoting products and services to clients, cutting techniques for long and short hair, barbering skills, and the art of dressing hair. You will also be introduced to basic hair colouring techniques. As part of this course, you will also be required to work on English and Maths as this will increase your job opportunities or progression on to Higher Education.
A wide range of enrichment opportunities are available to you including Duke of Edinburgh Award, Driving Test Theory, workshops from major product manufactures, trips and visits to competition, events, hair & beauty fairs, opportunities to join the competition or artistic team, a wide range of industry workshops; e.g. ear piercing, creative colouring.
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 tests at the end of each module.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
Course Fee: £1,390 (TBC for 2023)
Many of our courses can be studied for free, even if you are employed or self-employed, depending on your individual circumstances and the course you have chosen to study. Click here for more information.
This course can be paid in instalments.
This course is classed as a FULL level 2
The course requires a full kit (costs to be confirmed for 2023) and a tunic (approximately £25.00 plus postage and packing), 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 **You may be eligible to access financial support to help with the cost of your kit and tunic. 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 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