Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing - Sandwell College

Full Time

Level 2 Diploma in Ladies’ Hairdressing – Technical Certificate

Technical Certificate

1 year

Central Campus


Course summary

This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing 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.

As part of this Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing course, 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 Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing 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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