City & Guilds Diploma in Hairdressing (Adults) Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time


Crosskeys Campus

Start Date

Start Date
31 August 2021


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

You will need to have Level 1 Hairdressing as an entry qualification to this course or equivalent hairdressing experience.

In a nutshell

This course is for those with an interest in progressing their hairdressing career or studies.

This course is for you if... have an interest in continuing your hairdressing studies're a hairdresser looking to develop your skills and techniques

What will I be doing?

You'll learn about:

  • client consultations
  • shampooing
  • blow drying
  • setting hair
  • permanent waving
  • retailing
  • reception skills
  • treatments
  • cutting
  • colouring

An'ou will learn these through:

  • Theory classes
  • Practical workshops
  • Real salon environments at the college
  • Commercial sessions
  • Demonstrations
  • Role play exercises
  • Group work
  • Work placement

You’ll be assessed through:

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portfolios of work
  • Performance and observations

From studying this course you’ll achieve:

  • Level 2 Hairdressing

What is expected of me?

You will need to be self-motivated, hardworking, numerate and have a friendly personality.

There will be an expectation that you attend a work placement in your programme.

All sessions take place on campus and there will be one evening a week when you will be in college until late.

What comes next?

Upon completion, you can progress onto a Level 3 Diploma in Women's Hairdressing or employment.

Additional information

The cost of this course is approximately £165

Dress code:

  • Uniform
  • Hair must be neatly tied back off the face
  • Nail extensions and varnish must not be worn
  • No piercings and only a wedding ring is allowed to be worn in the salon

You will be expected to purchase a uniform, a book and a hairdressing kit as a condition of your place on the course.

Crosskeys Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 31 August 2021

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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