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Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy & Makeup

Diploma in Women's Hairdressing Level 2 - G024

Conway Park Full Time Level 2 Duration 36 weeks

Or Application Form & Reference Form to be returned to Student Services

If you want to gain employment in this exciting industry this course will provide you with basic skills in ladies hairdressing. You will spend most of your week in our hairdressing salons working on models and clients and on completion you may be able to progress to level 3 Hairdressing.

Course Details

The course will include the underpinning knowledge and skills to enable you to:

  • Styling hair
  • Cutting hair
  • Colouring hair
  • competitions
  • reception

During the course you will be expected to attend National shows and exhibitions where you can see demonstrations by some of the countries leading Hairdressers. Once a year we hold a college show and you will be expected to participate.

Entry Guidelines
  • This is a study programme for students that are 16-18 years.
  • Relevant Level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above including English Language.
  • You need to have a genuine interest in Hairdressing.
  • An ability to communicate one to one e.g. to a tutor or client and in a group as part of a discussion.
  • You must be prepared to give and receive treatments to/from other students on your course.
  • You will need be able to stand for long periods of time whilst hairdressing.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment to undertake particular activities as part of your studies. These will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career.

Equipment / Uniform required for this course:

  • Basic Kit £218.47
  • Uniform £45
  • Record of Achievement Book £20

NB prices correct as of 29.07.21

If you need support with these costs, don't worry. Click on the link below and complete a bursary application form: https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans

Assessment Method

Assessments continue throughout the course. Practical assessment tests are carried out and written assignments are completed. In addition there are VTCT Tests.

Additional Information

An early application is recommended for this course.

  • During your interview you may be asked to completed a skills test to allow us to assess your dexterity. All applicants will need to provide a reference or school report at interview.
  • Technical language will be taught on the course. You will need to produce written assignments.
  • Maths skills are required as you will need to be able to measure colouring products and time treatments.


Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C (grade 4 or above) in English and maths
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

This profession and course requires you to be able to carry out physical work for long periods of time. Reasonable adjustments will be made to accommodate disabilities.

Where can I progress to?
  • Employment prospects include working as a stylist in hairdressing salons in the UK and abroad.
  • Further Education opportunities include progression onto Level 3 Hairdressing.

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Starting 6th September 2022 - Ending - 28th June 2023

REF G024O002

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Tuesday 09:00 — 16:00 Conway Park
Wednesday 13:00 — 14:00 Conway Park
Thursday 09:00 — 16:00 Conway Park

If you are aged 16-18:

Free

This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £1275.00

This is a full level 2 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form

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