VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Womens Hairdressing

Course Content

This course is designed to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills to prepare you for employment as a junior hairdresser and includes all of the required skills.

Training at D&A Hair School will increase your confidence and employment prospects as we have an exceptional standard of facilities and highly experienced lecturers. By training with us, you will gain essential practical experience working on paying clients using excellent professional products from companies such as Wella/Sebastian which will enhance your experience.

This course is delivered on campus with practical classes and project work, covered over 2-3 days per week (9-5 pm) plus potential evening class (4:30-8:00pm)

Entry Requirements

We look for Level 1 VTCT qualification in hairdressing and/or relevant industry experience preferably with two National 4/equivalent qualifications. For applicants whom English is not your first language then ESOL at SCQF Level 5 or equivalent is required as excellent communication skills are needed. Enthusiasm for the Hairdressing Industry and a creative flair is an advantage. You may be invited to a group information session and online interview and potentially asked to complete a skills test. A reference may be required.

All applicants should be 16 year or older before the start of the course.  

Method of Assessment

You will be observed carrying out services on clients working in our D&A Hair and Beauty school. You will be required to do research and complete assignments and e-learning modules to gain the knowledge required to pass this course. You will have several online exams and will be required to self-study regularly throughout the academic year to help achieve exam success. 

You will study Health and Safety; Client Consultation; Shampoo and Conditioning Hair; Researching Working in the Hair Industry; Cutting Women's Hair; Colour and Lighten Hair and the Art of Dressing Hair at a minimum.

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

    Arbroath Campus

  • Start Date

    26 Aug 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • 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
Apply Now