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Hairdressing (Women's) VRQ City and Guilds

Entry Requirements:
Level 2 NVQ/Diploma in Hairdressing. Students who do not have Maths and English at GCSE grade C/4 or above will be required to take a qualification in these alongside their hairdressing course.

Why Should You Take This Course?
If you have completed a Level 2 Diploma or NVQ in Hairdressing and wish to continue studying to a higher level this course is for you. You will build on the basics learnt from Level 2 and progress to advanced colouring and cutting techniques, as well as perming and creative styling.


Course content
Health and Safety, Consultation, and a range of advanced styling and setting techniques are covered along with optional units such as Bridal Hair and Colour Correction. You will also participate in the annual photo shoot. Students undertake regular work placement at local salons.

How will I be assessed?
Assessment is carried out through the production of a portfolio of evidence gathered through practical observation, assignments and online multiple choice testing.

Are there any special expenses?
A hairdressing kit and uniform will be needed for this course.

What could I do next?
Successful completion will allow you to undertake an advanced apprenticeship at Level 3. The knowledge and evidence from this course will fast track you through the apprenticeship route and could lead to employment opportunities in salons and spas.


How to apply for this course

2017-2018 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2017-2018 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post