City & Guilds Diploma NVQ Hairdressing Level 2
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Mode of Study
City of Newport Campus
02 September 2020
Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing and either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh 1st Language grade D or above
In a nutshell
This is the next-level course going deeper into the skills and knowledge needed to be a successful hairdresser.
This course is for you if...
... You love all things hair and beauty
... You’ve completing the Level 1 hairdressing course
... You want a blend of practical and theoretical study
What will I be doing?
The hairdressing sector is fast moving and there will be opportunities to learn new skills during and after your training.
You’ll learn about:
- Client consultations
- Reception skills
- Blow drying
- Promoting products and services
- Hair/scalp treatments.
The course is delivered through a combination of:
- Theory classes
- Practical workshops
- Real salon environments at the college
- Commercial sessions
- Role play exercises
- Group work
- Work placement - either weekly or on block
You’ll also have the opportunity to engage in:
- Industry talks from experts in the field of hairdressing
- In house competitions and the opportunity to enter Skills Competition Wales and World Skills
- Industry interviews
You’ll be assessed through practical and written assignments, online tests, portfolios, successful work placements and client feedback. Upon successful completion, you’ll gain:
What is expected of me?
To enter the course, you’ll need the Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing and either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language grade D or above.
You’ll need to be self-motivated, hardworking, numerate and have a friendly personality. There’ll be an expectation that you attend work placement in your programme. All delivery takes place on campus and there will be one evening a week when you may be in college until late. Attendance and punctuality for all sessions is a major requirement of this course.
What comes next?
Level 3 in Hairdressing or employment at a senior apprentice level.
You’ll be expected to purchase a uniform and hairdressing kit as a condition of your place on the course. The cost of this is approximately £100- £160(with an additional cost of £90 at City of Newport Campus).
All costs are under review and subject to change.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Contact our Student Recruitment team
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