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Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing

Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing

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Qualifications: NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
Prerequisites: none
Duration: 30 weeks (1 day a week)
Average Class Size: 6
Short Description: This qualification is based on the national occupational standards for hairdressing and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a junior hairdresser/stylist.
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Welcome to the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing program, an exciting and transformative journey into the dynamic world of hairdressing. This comprehensive course is designed to equip you with the essential skills, techniques, and knowledge required to thrive in the hairdressing industry. Whether you're a budding stylist or looking to advance your existing expertise, this program will pave the way for a successful and creative career in hairdressing.

Course Overview:

The NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing offers a holistic approach to hairdressing education, combining theoretical foundations with hands-on practical experience. Explore a wide range of hairdressing techniques, customer service skills, and business know-how to ensure you are well-prepared to meet the demands of the industry.

Key Learning Areas:

  1. Cutting and Styling: Master the art of hair cutting and styling, from classic to contemporary techniques, catering to various hair types and client preferences.

  2. Coloring and Highlighting: Develop expertise in hair coloring, including applying permanent and semi-permanent colors, highlights, and lowlights, while considering factors like skin tone and hair texture.

  3. Client Consultation: Hone your communication skills to conduct thorough client consultations, understand their desires, and provide expert recommendations that align with their individual style.

  4. Health and Safety: Prioritize client well-being and salon hygiene by implementing health and safety practices, ensuring a clean and safe environment for both clients and staff.

  5. Salon Business Skills: Gain insights into salon operations, appointment scheduling, retailing products, and effective customer service, setting the foundation for a successful salon career.

Practical Training:

Put theory into practice as you work with real clients, learning hands-on skills under the guidance of experienced instructors. Engage in live demonstrations, participate in practical workshops, and practice your techniques in a supportive learning environment.


Assessment methods encompass both theoretical knowledge and practical skills. You'll undergo written assessments, practical demonstrations, and observations to showcase your competence in various hairdressing techniques and related subjects.

Career Opportunities:

Upon successful completion of the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing, a multitude of exciting career opportunities await you:

  • Hair Stylist: Work in salons, barber shops, or hair studios, offering cutting, styling, and coloring services to a diverse clientele.

  • Color Technician: Specialize in hair coloring techniques, helping clients achieve their desired hair color transformations.

  • Salon Manager: Progress to managing a salon, overseeing operations, staff, and providing exceptional customer experiences.

  • Freelance Stylist: Embark on a freelance career, working on editorial shoots, weddings, events, and more, showcasing your creativity.

  • Further Education: Advance to higher levels of hairdressing education, explore specialization in areas like hair extensions or creative hairstyling.

Enroll in the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing program today and embark on a journey of creativity, skill development, and professionalism. Transform your passion for hair into a rewarding career, making a lasting impact through your hairstyling expertise.

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