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Level 2

VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies (Adult)


The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies has been designed for learners developing the basic skills to become a hairdresser.

Through this qualification you will develop both skills and knowledge in health and safety for both yourself, your peers and your clients.

You will learn how to conduct a thorough consultation prior to starting a service and understand how the choice of shampoos and conditioners can affect the hair and scalp. You will be able to cut basic haircuts and dress clients hair, and know about the various colouring and lightening products and techniques.

The unit that you will be studying are:

  • Follow health and safety practice in the salon
  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • The art of colouring hair
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Cut hair using hairdressing techniques
  • The art of dressing hair
  • Promote products and services to clients in a salon


19 + years

You should have a minimum grade D/3 or above in English

If English is not your first language, you should have a Level 1 in reading, writing & listening

An interview will be required for all applicants.

You should have good communication skills, be professional, be a team player, have a good work ethic and a passion for hairdressing.

You will need to be able to spend a minimum of 5 hours per week studying and practising skills independently.

We require our students to maintain a minimum of 95% attendance throughout their course and arrive on time to sessions.

As this is a professional course, you will be required to wear a uniform and follow health and safety procedures whilst working in our salons.

Please ensure that you can commit to the times and dates of the course before accepting your offer.


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