NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
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.Course Dates
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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.
- 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
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.
- 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.