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Cutting Hair

Course Code: CCH

Level: 2
Subject area: Hair & Beauty
Awarding body: VTCT
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Short course
Time of Day: Evening
Duration: 12 weeks
When you'll study: Mondays, 5.30pm - 9.00pm

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About the course

This programme is designed to kick-start your career and provide the necessary skills and techniques for you to become a qualified hairdresser. By completing this course, you will develop transferrable skills that are essential for working within the industry or will provide a stepping-stone to undertake further training.

What you'll learn

The course covers the following areas:

  • health, safety and hygiene
  • client consultation for hair services
  • shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • cut women’s hair
  • scalp massage.
Entry requirements

You will need to have a good level of English and maths skills.


Assessments are continuous throughout the course in the form of assignments and practical observations.

What's next?

Upon successful completion you may be able to progress to the Level 2 in Women’s Hairdressing or Level 2 Barbering courses at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2019/20 (August 2019 – July 2020). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2020/21.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: CCH

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £350

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A  or   B
19 - 23 A  or   B(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A  or   B

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.