This Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies VRQ is an assessment-based qualification for school leavers and adults who wish to pursue a career in hairdressing. Once qualified you are able to start work as a first-year stylist in a hairdressing salon.
GCSE English and Maths at Grade 3 are an advantage. Adult learners will need to have ESOL Level 1 or equivalent.
This Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies VRQ covers units including:
There are lots of opportunities for you to participate in trips, including Harry Potter World, Drayton Manor and the Blackpool Hair and Beauty competitions.
Practical elements of the Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies VRQ course will be assessed in our state-of-the-art salons on the fifth floor of the college.
Practically you will be assessed based on individual performance throughout the course to a level of competency which consists of formative and summative assessments.
Theory knowledge is assessed via multiple choice online exams and/or assignments and work packs. All exams are marked externally by the awarding body, and your final grade will be a Pass.
On successful completion of this Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies VRQ, you can progress on the hairdressing or beauty pathway, or to the Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing.
You could also gain employment as a junior stylist in hairdressing salons or become self-employed and set up your own mobile hairdressing business.