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Level 2

VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies

COURSE OVERVIEW

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.

Units that you will be studying include:

  • 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

FURTHER INFORMATION

You must be age 16-18

Start at Level 2 if you have a minimum of 3 x GCSEs at grade 3 or above – to include Maths, English and Science

If you do not have the above grades, you may be able to start on Level 1 Hairdressing & Barbering course. (check entry requirement for this course)

A friendly mature attitude, good communication skills, punctuality and impeccable attendance, as well as taking pride in your personal appearance.
If English is not your first language, then you should have achieved a minimum of Level 1 in English reading, writing and listening.

An interview is required for this course.

We require a minimum of 95% attendance, so please ensure that you can commit to the course days/times prior to accepting any offers.

You must show commitment and flexibility as due to exams, department trips and training days, timetable changes may occur.

*FREE* Online short courses

Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.

HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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