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Level 2 Diploma in Ladies and Men's Hairdressing

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Course Description

Do you have a passion for styling hair and want to use your creative flair to create looks that customers will love? Want to work in a professional salon or perhaps you're interested in running your very own business?

You will spend your days perfecting your craft in our state-of-the-art training rooms, then move onto real life clients in our Riverside Salon.

With our expert tutors on hand to help you develop your technical knowledge further, you'll advance your abilities and techniques to deliver a variety of different cuts and styles.

Gain an insight into the managerial skills needed in the salon environment, including promoting your services, health and safety practices and effective consultation support for your colleagues.

This course is taught at our Rochdale campus, located in Rochdale Town Centre, Greater Manchester.


City & Guilds VRQ Diploma in Ladies and Men’s Hairdressing (QCF)

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade D/3 or above to include English and Maths.


Topics on this course include:

  • Health and safety in the salon
  • Working in hairdressing
  • Client consultation
  • Shampooing and conditioning
  • Drying and styling
  • Cutting
  • Colouring
  • Cutting men’s hair

Work Experience

You will get the opportunity to develop the skills learned in the training rooms in our own commercial Riverside Salon and also practice new fashion and current trends within hairdressing.


Upon completion of this course you will have the option to progress onto our Level 3 Hairdressing Diploma.

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