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VTCT in Women’s Hairdressing Level 2



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Classes will take place for seven hours a week over two evenings, for 36 weeks.



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What does this course involve?

This Programme has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in the creative art of cutting or dressing women’s hair, how to effectively shampoo and condition hair or provide a good consultation service for your clients.

The diploma consists of seven units with a credit value of 36.

To further enhance your practical skills you will have the opportunity to complete the optional unit developing your artistic skills with colouring and lightening hair techniques.

Underpinning this qualification, students will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety whilst working in the hair industry and gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of each unit.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop practical skills to a high level of occupational ability to enable students to perform their own salon services.


What qualifications do I need?

4 Ds or 3s including English and maths or a relevant full level 1.


You will be required to sit six external online exams and complete seven assignments, one for each unit to cover the knowledge and understanding questions for each unit.

You will also be required to complete practical observations for each unit, carried out throughout the academic year in the Realistic Working Environment sessions on paying clients.

Fees & Costs

Course fee: £852

Other expenses to consider include:
Kits costs £120(TBC)
Uniform £45 (TBC)

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free.

There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services on 01843 605062 (or email for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted.


On successful completion, you could progress onto one of our full-time programmes, such as Barbering Level 2 or Hairdressing Level 3.

Alternatively, you could seek employment as a junior hairdresser in a salon and become self-employed as a mobile hairdresser.

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