VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Ladies Hairdressing

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Start September 2018
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Length 1 Year
Site Broadwater Campus Map
Attendance Full time
Course Code FFD2HY

About this Course

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  • Professional salon with added IT facilities
  • Fully functioning hair salon with paying customers
  • A highly qualified team with several years of industry experience
  • Our hairdressing department benefits from several fantastic facilities that will provide you with a realistic industry experience. These include professional standard beauty and hairdressing salons that are open to the general public. Wella professional products are used on clients.


This qualification is based on the national occupational standards for hairdressing and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a junior hairdresser/hairstylist. Learners must achieve all mandatory units.


Additionally there will be formative assessments, on-going testing to check knowledge, Graded assessment as well as a final synoptic assessment.

 

Entry Requirements

To start on this course you need:


At least one week’s work experience, an appropriate industry reference and


at least 3 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English and maths


or


a relevant Level 1 qualification, with at least 80% Merit profile, including Level 1 English and Maths and tutor reference.


(If you do not have the above qualifications, you may be able to start by doing a year on the Level 1 Introduction to Hair & Beauty before moving on to this Level 2 course.)


If English is not your first language, please click here for IELTS requirements.

Course Content

Learners will:

  • Develop their knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology.
  • Acquire knowledge of all relevant testing together with health, safety and legislation requirements necessary for a junior hairdresser/ hairstylist.
  • Develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to consult with clients, provide a range of basic cutting, colouring and lightening services.
  • Attain problem solving skills

In parallel, learners will develop their communication and customer service skills, their awareness of environmental sustainability and their commercial skills, all of which are valued highly by employers.


GCSEs in English and Maths are part of the core programme of study. Students who have not achieved a A-C / 9-4 grade in English and Maths will be required to study the appropriate level as part of their main qualification. More information


Course units

  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Blow-dry and style hair
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Cut ladies hair
  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Set and dress hair
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Style hair with electrical equipment

Progression/Career Path

Stylists leading to senior stylist possibly specialising in colour technician depending on salon requirements. Could well lead to senior reception/management, freelancing or setting up your own business. Work is available on ocean liners, hotels, spas, unisex salons and there is a possibility to travel to countries such as Australia, Beirut, America etc. Possibly going onto higher education leading to historical hairdressing working in the media – could well lead to theatre work, film work or venues such as Glyndebourne. The list is not exhaustive.


80% of students go on the further study. Many students work in local salons and two students from last year started their own businesses.

What Past Students Say

Harry Anderson: "The hairdressing course is amazing. It feels good to say I look forward to and enjoy every day I spend on this course."


Louise Guy: "I have really enjoyed this course and I feel as though I've learnt a lot from it. I never realized how much work and fun goes into hairdressing"


Sophie:"I have learnt a lot and its made me decide that I want to do it in the future, I'm excited to start my level 3 in September."


Florence: "I've had a very positive experience at Northbrook. I have learnt about the industry and I find this college much more motivated and professional than previous experiences."


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Assessment/Exams

Students are assessed via observations, completion of practical / written assignments and online tests, which will be either internally or externally set. Synoptic end assessment linking to a trade test required by potential employers.

Other Costs

You will have to purchase a uniform and Kit as denoted in the student booklet. Additionally you will require pens, pencils, folder etc.

How to order your kit list

Frequently Asked Questions

Level 2 kit

Level 2 log in info

Applications

Apply online or complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:

FREEPOST RTKJ-USRT-ARLX
Admissions Office
Northbrook Metropolitan College
Littlehampton Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN12 6NU

Click here for more information about how to apply and to download an application form

Entry Requirements

To start on this course you need:


At least one week’s work experience, an appropriate industry reference and


at least 3 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English and maths


or


a relevant Level 1 qualification, with at least 80% Merit profile, including Level 1 English and Maths and tutor reference.


(If you do not have the above qualifications, you may be able to start by doing a year on the Level 1 Introduction to Hair & Beauty before moving on to this Level 2 course.)


If English is not your first language, please click here for IELTS requirements.

Course Content

Learners will:

  • Develop their knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology.
  • Acquire knowledge of all relevant testing together with health, safety and legislation requirements necessary for a junior hairdresser/ hairstylist.
  • Develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to consult with clients, provide a range of basic cutting, colouring and lightening services.
  • Attain problem solving skills

In parallel, learners will develop their communication and customer service skills, their awareness of environmental sustainability and their commercial skills, all of which are valued highly by employers.


GCSEs in English and Maths are part of the core programme of study. Students who have not achieved a A-C / 9-4 grade in English and Maths will be required to study the appropriate level as part of their main qualification. More information


Course units

  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Blow-dry and style hair
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Cut ladies hair
  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Set and dress hair
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Style hair with electrical equipment

Progression/Career Path

Stylists leading to senior stylist possibly specialising in colour technician depending on salon requirements. Could well lead to senior reception/management, freelancing or setting up your own business. Work is available on ocean liners, hotels, spas, unisex salons and there is a possibility to travel to countries such as Australia, Beirut, America etc. Possibly going onto higher education leading to historical hairdressing working in the media – could well lead to theatre work, film work or venues such as Glyndebourne. The list is not exhaustive.


80% of students go on the further study. Many students work in local salons and two students from last year started their own businesses.

What Past Students Say

Harry Anderson: "The hairdressing course is amazing. It feels good to say I look forward to and enjoy every day I spend on this course."


Louise Guy: "I have really enjoyed this course and I feel as though I've learnt a lot from it. I never realized how much work and fun goes into hairdressing"


Sophie:"I have learnt a lot and its made me decide that I want to do it in the future, I'm excited to start my level 3 in September."


Florence: "I've had a very positive experience at Northbrook. I have learnt about the industry and I find this college much more motivated and professional than previous experiences."


.

Assessment/Exams

Students are assessed via observations, completion of practical / written assignments and online tests, which will be either internally or externally set. Synoptic end assessment linking to a trade test required by potential employers.

Other Costs

You will have to purchase a uniform and Kit as denoted in the student booklet. Additionally you will require pens, pencils, folder etc.

How to order your kit list

Frequently Asked Questions

Level 2 kit

Level 2 log in info

Applications

Apply online or complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:

FREEPOST RTKJ-USRT-ARLX
Admissions Office
Northbrook Metropolitan College
Littlehampton Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN12 6NU

Click here for more information about how to apply and to download an application form