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If you are creative and would like to venture out with a change of career, our Part Time L2 Hairdressing course may be for you. This one year course will enable you to develop the knowledge and experience required to work in the industry, or for progression to a L3 qualficiation. Remember, everyone needs a hairdresser!

Career Destinations

  • Salon
  • Spa
  • Self-employment
  • Business owner

What can I do next?

What will I be doing?

This one year course will enable you to develop practical skills and knowledge in the following:

  • Consultation
  • Shampoo & conditioning
  • Cutting men & women's hair
  • Colouring
  • Styling
  • Communication skills & personal presentation
  • Health & safety
  • Cutting facial hair

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course. You will be guided and supported in practical and theoretical sessions. Skills will be assessed at the end of each unit with some that will include an online exam.

Entry requirements

Grade 3 in English and maths.

What do I need to bring?

  • Personal stationery.
  • Kit and uniform - further information will be provided at enrolment.

Fee Information

Free to Home students under 19 on 31st August 2023.

If you are a Home student aged 19 or over on the 31st August 2023, you may be liable to pay approximately £2,500 tuition fee for a Level 2 qualification and approximately £5,000 for a Level 3 qualification (these were the tuition fees for 2022/2023 and could be subject to change for 2023/2024).

If you are aged 19-23 you may also be entitled to free tuition if the course you choose is on a government-approved list and the qualification is your first full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification.

If you are aged over 24 and you have not achieved a full Level 3 qualification you may be entitled to free tuition if the qualification is listed on the Government Free courses for jobs list. Similarly, if you already hold a Level 3 qualification (or above) and meet the Adult Education Budgets definition of unemployed or are in receipt of low wage, you may also be entitled to free tuition.

You may also be required to pay an administration fee, exam fees, kit fee and an Awarding Body Registration fee if applicable.

These fees are indicative of the 2024-25 costs and may be subject to change

Further Information

This course runs on a Tuesday and Thursday evening, 18:00 - 21:00 in the Inspires Salon at our Ware Campus.

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