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This course is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed junior hairdresser/stylist. This qualification is based on the Level 2 Hairdressing National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK’s lead hairdressing professional association (The Hairdressing Council) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a junior hairdresser/stylist.


This qualification will provide you with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as a hairdresser. Throughout this qualification you will achieve the following units:

  • Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
  • Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Change hair colour
  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Style and finish hair
  • Set and dress hair
  • Cut hair using basic techniques
  • Promote additional services or products to customers

How will I be assessed?

Assignments are carried out online, multiple choice questions and practical assessments at our commercial salon on training heads and live models. You will be supervised by technical staff and assessed on your occupational competence

Duration: 24 weeks

Days: 1 day


When you have successfully completed this qualification, you will have the opportunity to lead into employment as a junior hairdresser. This qualification provides progression opportunities to the following:

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing (Combined Hair Types)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Perming Hair
  • Level 3 Certificate in Colouring Hair
  • Level 3 Certificate in Hair Extensions Services
  • Level 3 Certificate in Creative Hair Design
  • Level 3 Award in Cutting Women’s Hair
  • Level 3 Award in Bridal Hairstyling

Fee: £2,300 starter kit included

Flexible payment options and Interest free instalment plans are available.


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