NVQ L2 Diploma in Hairdressing

£2100

If you are hoping to start out on a career as a junior hairdresser, this Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing is the ideal course. You will develop a complete repertoire of technical skills to prepare you for employment as a junior hairdresser/stylist in a number of industries. You will learn practical skills as well as how to ensure there are no risks to health and safety in a salon environment. The qualification has been approved by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority. After this course, you can continue on to the Level 3 diploma.

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The Level 2 Diploma consists of a minimum of 54 credits. You have to take several mandatory modules which will make up 48 credits, and then you need a minimum of 6 credits from optional units. You’ll be assessed for the modules by a mixture of observations and assignments, to show that you have both the practical skills and the theoretical knowledge to work competently as a hairdresser. 

Mandatory Modules

  • Shampoo, condition and treat hair and scalp
  • Change hair colour
  • Cutting hair using basic techniques
  • Style and finish hair
  • Set and dress hair
  • Consulting with your client 
  • Health and safety

Optional Modules

You can choose further modules to form part of your qualification. The optional modules vary in credit value from 3 to 8. Some of the modules include:

  • Fulfilling salon reception duties
  • Plait and twist hair
  • Perm and neutralise hair
  • Attaching hair to enhance a style

To prove that you have completed the modules, you’ll be asked to have a portfolio of evidence such as observed work, witness statements, written questions and case studies. 

Career Paths and Further Education

This qualification will set you up for a career as a junior hairstylist in one of the various different industries. Some of the options include:

  • Working in a salon
  • Becoming a mobile hairdresser
  • Working in television or the theatre
  • Working on a cruise liner
  • Servicing HM Prisons or the Army

If you’re interested in further education, you can look at other level 2 vocational qualifications, or progress onto the NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing.

Entry Requirements

  • You must be qualified to GCSE level in Maths and English. 

Call us direct on: 0151 548 7730 to find out more about this course. 

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Small Class, relaxed atmosphere with an excellent tutor.

Consider changing the style of chair for client comfort.

admin
July 16, 2015

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Our tutor was amazing and I have learnt so much. Could do with a little more room for carrying out practical work.

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December 14, 2015

Thanks for the feedback. Will look at alternatives for formulating the room.

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Relaxed Atmosphere, Tutor is really patient.

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The course was great especially the Tutor who is very knowledgeable & approachable.
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The small class meant it was easier to ask questions & for the Tutor to dedicate her time. Excited for Level 3.

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It was fast paced and very informative, tutor made it fun!

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Gutted to be finishing, really enjoyed the course & would have been lost with Nikki, Thank you so much!

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November 8, 2017

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