Women's Hairdressing Certificate (Adults) Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide a good knowledge of basic hairdressing. It is for those who have a genuine interest in the subject and the ambition to succeed in this exciting industry. You will gain experience working in a realistic environment created within the College salon and provide services to members of the public and other paying clients.

Units may include:

  • Health and safety within the salon
  • Shampoo and condition hair
  • Cut women’s hair
  • Change hair colour using basic techniques
  • Perm and neutralise hair using basic techniques
  • Styling and blowdrying hair

Please note, there is an additional cost for kit that will be discussed at your interview. Once you enrol on the course, you will receive further details and links to make purchases from the College or directly with suppliers.

Assessment Methods

Assessments take place throughout the course and include practical observations, oral questions, tests and a final written and practical exam.

Progression Options

On successful completion of the course you may choose to progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing or Level 2 Diploma in Barbering. Alternatively, you could seek employment in a range of related settings including hair salons and cruise ships.

Course Summary

Course Title Women’s Hairdressing Certificate (Adults) Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 3 range including English, maths and science, or an appropriate Level 1 qualification, and a keen interest in the subject of hairdressing. Entry is also subject to a successful interview.

Attendance Requirements This is a part-time course. Learners are required to attend 7 hours per week for one year.
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I have always known I wanted to be a barber and after coming to the BTC Open Evenings and a Taster Day I loved what I saw. The College has excellent facilities and is a really friendly environment. I have enjoyed meeting new people on my course and have made some great friends.

Charles Maclean

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