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Level 2 Diploma in Womens Hairdressing

  • LEVEL 2

Course Overview

This course covers all aspects of basic hairdressing and can help launch your career in this expanding industry. If you have artistic flair, a caring personality, enthusiasm and are willing to work hard, you can pursue a challenging and worthwhile career in this industry.

There are 11 mandatory units:
• Health and safety
• Client consultation for hair services
• Promote products and services to client in a salon
• Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
• Cut women’s hair
• Colour and lighten hair
• Plaiting and twisting
• The art of dressing hair
• Salon reception duties
• Maths and English will be included in your programme
• Work experience in a salon of your choice

Course Code


End Date

Fri, 04 Jul 2025

Entry Requirements

Three GCSEs at grade 3 or Level 1 Hairdressing

For all courses, students with lower than a grade 4 in English and/or maths will resit as part of...

Course information

One Academic Year

A combination of Tutor led demonstrations, student participation & practice, theory delivery and commercial salon that will led on to formative & summative assessments.

Your practical skills are assessed in a commercial salon. You will be assessed on your knowledge and theory using online exams.

Level 2 CG Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing

16-19 year olds will study Maths and/or English if this GCSE is not achieved on entry. Students will attend a 2 week block of Industry placement part of their full study programme.

Level 3 Hairdressing, apprenticeship or a career in hairdressing. Level 2 Hairdressing could lead to employment in a variety of customer service related industries.

Level 2

A Kit & Unifrom must be purchased within 6 weeks of enrolling for the course. Details of the Kit & Uniform are handed out during the enrollment process. Bursaries are available for those who are eligible – subject to individual assessment.