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Women’s Hairdressing

Course Code: DWME

Level: 2
Subject area: Hair & Beauty
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: City & Guilds, Diploma
Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Various dates and times

About the course

Our hairdressing course will get you into your dream job as a hairdresser! If you can put people at ease, like being creative and have loads of patience, then you’ve got a good head start in the skills that you’ll need to make a success of a career in hairdressing. Our City & Guilds certificate will provide a thorough grounding in the theory and practice with external visits and competitions to help you find the self-assurance and competence to pursue a career in the hairdressing industry. In order to participate fully within your course, you will need to purchase a kit and uniform. Details available at interview.

What you'll learn

You will study:

  • health and safety in the salon
  • client care and communication
  • promotion and sales
  • cutting techniques
  • colouring techniques
  • styling
  • perming.
Entry requirements

In our experience in order to be successful on this level of course you will need the following:

  • four GCSEs at grades 3-1 (D-F) minimum including English and maths
  • equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience.

You will be assessed continuously for progress and achievement by practical observation, external online tests and assignments.

What's next?

On successful completion you may progress to the level three hairdressing course at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

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.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.