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Hairdressing (Level 2 Diploma)

Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Course Overview

This course will provide you with the professional skills and knowledge necessary to become a competent hairdresser, working efficiently and effectively to a national standard. If you are artistic, creative and have a natural flair for styling hair, this course will help you explore the skills needed to turn your interests into a career. Although the course is 2 years in duration, you can proceed at your own pace and may complete the qualification in a shorter time. Skills you require:• the creativity to design and interpret hairstyles• excellent customer service and communication skills• organisational and time-keeping skills. During your course you will have the opportunity to participate in an annual Hairdressing and Beauty Showcase, a day of competition, judged by leading hairdressers and beauty therapists. Our students also have the opportunity to compete in Regional and UK Competitions. You may be entitled to financial support for your uniform and kit. Contact Student Services for more information.
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  • Campus
    Strand Road
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Available Sessions

  • Course
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  • Course: City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma Hairdressing
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021
  • Course: City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021
  • Course: City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
    Campus: Strabane
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St Strabane Strand Road
  • Dates
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Course Modules

  • Unit 201 Style & finish hair
  • Unit 202 Set & Dress Hair
  • Unit 203 Cut hair using basic techniques
  • Unit 204 Colour & lighten hair
  • Unit 207 Develop & maintain your effectiveness at work
  • Unit 210 Plait & twist hair
  • Unit 213 Fulfill Salon reception duties
  • Unit 205 Advise & consult with clients
  • Unit 206 Shampoo, condition and treat hair
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

4 GCSEs (Grade D-G or above); Determination, a love of the subject, commitment to your studies and a good work ethic.

ROI Requirements

4 OLCs (Grade 06 or above) Determination, a love of the subject, commitment to your studies and a good work ethic.

Work Placement

In Year 2 of the programme, you will be placed in a Salon 1 day per week to gain hands-on experience in the real working environment. . As placement is an integral part of your qualification a self-declaration of current health status is implicit as part of the overall risk assessment process.

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Uniform - £30

What's Next?

Further Study

Students will have a broad range of skills and experience leading to progress to level 3.

Career Prospects

Career opportunities for former successful students include positions within top class salons, television, working abroad, on cruise liners, in demonstration work or teaching.Salary£14,000 to £30,000 or more


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