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Certificate in Women's Hairdressing - Adult Fast Track (Intermediate) - Level 2


This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a hairdresser/stylist including the mandatory units which include, working in the hair industry, health and safety, client consultation, shampoo and conditioning hair, cutting women's hair and the art of dressing hair.

Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of health and safety, client consultation, products, tools and equipment.

You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to effectively consult with clients, shampoo and condition and cut and finish their hair.

You will also develop interpersonal skills, which will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

Start dates and fees

Before starting the course, you must purchase a hairdressing kit as a mandatory requirement. All orders will go to our dedicated suppliers to ensure you have the right equipment and for the best possible prices.

Once accepted onto the course, you will receive an order form. After placing your order, the kit will arrive at your home before your start date.

Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
over 19
18/09/20234942A101£1056.00** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our fees for adult learners page for more information.

What will I study?

Units of study include:

  • Health and safety
  • Working in the hair industry
  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • Cut women’s hair
  • The art of dressing hair
  • Colour and lighten.

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of a Level 1 Functional Skills in English, or equivalent.

If you cannot find your certificates, please speak to us as we will also consider previous qualifications and experience.

How long is the course?

1 Day per week (Monday) for 25 weeks

9.30am - 4.00pm (6 hours per day)


How do I apply?

Apply online

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