VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Womens Hairdressing

Course Content

Specifically designed to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to prepare learners for employment as a junior hairdresser/stylist. Learners will have their hairdressing skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment. This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a junior hairdresser/stylist including: Health and Safety; Client Consultation; Shampoo and Conditioning Hair; Researching Working in the Hair Industry; Cut Women's Hair; Colour and Lighten Hair and the Art of Dressing Hair. Learners who complete this qualification are eligible to become a graduate State Registered Hairdresser (SRH) with The Hairdressing Council.

Entry Requirements

Level 1 VTCT qualification (SCQF 4) in hairdressing and/or relevant industry experience.

Two National 4 qualification or equivalent but not essential.

For applicants where English is not their first language then ESOL at Intermediate 2 is required as excellent communication skills are needed.

Enthusiasm and motivation for the Hairdressing industry and a creative ability is an advantage. Selection is based on a group information session, a skills test and an individual interview. A satisfactory reference may be required.

Method of Assessment

Skills are assessed by direct observation. Online exams/open book assessments will take place throughout the course. Research will also be required.

Future Prospects

Progression onto a Level 3 Hairdressing course and/or employment in a wide variety of industries as a Junior Hairdresser.  

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    21 Sep 2020

  • SCQF Level

    5

  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Hair, Beauty & Complementary Therapies

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page

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