Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing Courses - Birmingham & Black Country - Sandwell College

Full Time

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing

Technical Certificate

1 year

Central Campus


Course summary

This is a main qualification for school leavers or adult learners who wish to pursue a career in Hairdressing. Once qualified you are able to start work as a first year improver in a Hairdressing Salon.

Course requirements

You will need GCSE Grade 4 or above in English and Maths.

This course is funded for 16-18 year-olds, and may be funded for adult learners in receipt of benefits, or adults who do not hold a Level 2 qualification.

Welfare support is also available for help purchasing kits if you meet the eligibility criteria.

You will develop skills in:
Health and Safety
Client Care
Shampoo and Condition
Styling and Setting Hair
Cut Ladies' Hair
Colour and Lighten Ladies' Hair

The course includes 3 practical sessions per week, plus 3 days per week of 3-hour theory sessions.

Assessments will be formative and summative throughout the course and will include:

End of year synoptic assessment
One external online exam

You will be graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.

On successful completion of this course you can progress to a Level 3 Hairdressing qualification.

Career routes include employment as a qualified hairdresser in Salons or Cruise Ships. You could also become self-employed or work in the Retail sector as a product brand representative. Alternatively you could work as a trainer/educator assessing and/or teaching.

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

[email protected]

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