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This course is designed for 16-19 year olds.

Our NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing Level 2 course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to access the Hair / Media Industry.

Throughout the course you will be trained and assessed to achieve a VTCT qualification as well as receive training that reflects the reality of the industry and provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the skills and knowledge required to progress your career.

After successful completion of this Level 2 course you will have the option of continuing your studies to Level 3 at Waltham Forest College

The course is scheduled over 4 days per week and will be a mixture of theory and practical lessons.

This course will lead to:

  • Level 3 hairdressing course
  • Employment – This qualification will give you the skills required to gain employment
  • Apprenticeship

The entry requirements for this course are:

  • 4 GCSEs Grade 3 (D) or above including maths and English, a science GCSE is also preferred
  • Or successful completion of relevant Level 1 qualification

If required, you will have the opportunity to study GCSE maths and/or English alongside your course so you can progress onto the next level.

This course consists of the following modules:

  • Health and Safety
  • Customer service
  • Cutting hair
  • Colouring hair
  • Style & finish
  • Photographic make-up
  • Nail / body Art

You will be assessed via:

  • Practical assessments
  • Theory based assessments
  • Online exams

You will have theory and practical exams throughout the year which will be linked to your suitability to progress to the Level 3 course.

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