Course Title Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hair Colouring Services (year 2)
Level: 2
Code Y926

Overview of the Course

This course has been designed to meet the demands of the hairdressing industry and meet the latest educational reforms. The skills you will develop will include principals and practice of hairdressing, colour and lightening hair, styling and finishing services.

What are the career opportunities?

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hair Colouring Services could lead to a job as a Hairdresser working in one of the following: Hairdressing salon, Hotel, Gym. On completion, your progression route could be a Level 2 Certificate in Barbering, Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Hairdressing or an apprenticeship in a salon of your choice.

What are the entry requirements?

Three or more GCSE at grades A*-D, including maths and English at grade 9-3 (A*-D). Entry requirements as well as GCSE are Level 2 Technical Certificate in Cutting and Styling.

How long is the course and when can I start?

This is a one year course starting in September.

How is the course structured and how will I be assessed?

You will complete the mandatory assessment components of a theory based exam and a practical synoptic assignment towards the end of the course and will achieve an award in employment involvement. Whilst on your Study Programme, you will achieve the technical skills in the following services: Principles of practice of hairdressing, Colour and lighten hair, Styling and finishing services. You will also be able to choose additional optional topics, including: Perm and neutralise hair and relax hair.

What employability skills will I develop on this course?

You will develop employability skills which include customer service skills, dealing with diverse sectors of the public, speaking and listening skills, written English language, organisation and time management skills and Maths/numeracy related skills including money, time, estimating.

Work experience

You will complete structured work experience with monitoring visits from Bury College. A record will be kept for all your evidence whilst out on placement.

Study programme enrichment opportunities

You will have the opportunity to take part in a range of enrichment opportunities including: Competition classes, Master classes with industry experts, Employer input, Trips and visits to industry based activities, Inclusion in sporting/exercise activities, Tutorial sessions covering a range of topical issues including Prevent and British Values.

Are there any additional costs or requirements?

A Level 2 kit will cost approximately £150.00. A female uniform will cost £48.75 and consists of a tunic, leggings and ballet shoes. A male uniform will cost £7.50 and consists of a polo shirt. Own smart black trousers and smart black shoes complete the uniform. No trainers or sports shoes are allowed. You should have excellent personal appearance and communication skills, a professional manner, good attitude and commitment to achieve on this course.

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