Course Information

City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing

City & Guilds

Level 2


This two year course is suited to students interested in a career in the hairdressing industry. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the normal day to day running of a hairdressing salon and will engage with customers. This will ensure students are ready to begin an exciting journey within this creative industry. This course will open various pathways for progression. The college would recommend a work placement to assist with the development of skills.


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Students will be required to purchase a uniform and kit upon commencement of the programme.

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Course Content

• Style and Finish Hair • Set and Dress Hair • Cut Hair using Basic Techniques • Colour and Lighten Hair • Advise and Consult with Clients • Shampoo, Condition and Treat Hair and Scalp • Develop and Maintain your Effectiveness at Work • Cut Men’s Hair using Basic Techniques

Assessment Method

A combination of practical observations and on-line theory tests are used to assess this qualification.

Progression Opportunities

This qualification can lead to employment within the hairdressing industry and progression to a Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing, Level 3 Diploma Barbering or Level 2/3 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up.

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