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Hairdressing Level 2 - Diploma

Level 2
Broadway Hair and Beauty Centre
One year
Telephone: 01792 284049 (Broadway)


During this one year course you will develop hairdressing skills and work on clients and your own models in a commercial salon environment.

Areas of study include:

  • Health and safety 
  • Working in the hair industry 
  • Client consultation 
  • Shampoo and condition hair 
  • Blow drying / setting/ plaiting and twisting hair 
  • Colouring and lightening Hair 
  • Cut women’s hair 
  • Cut men’s hair 
  • Promote services and products.

Where required learners will be given the opportunity to complete further GCSE qualifications in Mathematics and English Language. 

Assessments will be continuous throughout the academic year to include Practical Observations whilst working on clients and models in the salon. There will also be on- line tests and assignment work used to assess theory knowledge for each unit.  

Key information

  • A range of GCSEs at D above preferably including English Language and Mathematics and/or NVQ Level 1 Certificate in Hairdressing qualification 
  • Applicants whose first language is not English will need to have an ESOL Level 1 qualification 
  • Learners will need be highly motivated and enthusiastic with good communication skills and an ability to work as a team.  

You will attend college for 17 hours per week, most your time is spent in the commercial salons developing practical skills and working on clients or your own models.

There will also be classroom-based lessons and an additional 3 hours if you need to re-sit GCSE Mathematics or English Language.

Learners will be given the opportunity to progress onto Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing full-time, alternatively some learners may wish to pursue a Level 2/3 Hairdressing apprenticeship in a salon.

Learners will be required to purchase a kit which includes equipment and a uniform. Costs will be discussed at interview. Funding maybe available. 

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