Women's Hairdressing Diploma 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 conditioning hair
  • Cut women’s hair
  • Change hair colour using basic techniques
  • Perm and neutralise hair using basic techniques
  • Styling and blowdrying hair

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 Woman’s Hairdressing or Level 2 Certificate in Barbering at Bridgwater & Taunton College. Alternatively, you could seek employment in a range of related settings including hair salons and cruise ships.

Course Summary

Course Title Women’s Hairdressing Diploma Level 2
Entry Requirements

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

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I really enjoy studying at Bridgwater & Taunton College. All of my lessons have a friendly atmosphere and my tutors push me to be the best I can be. Studying here has allowed me to gain the qualifications I need to go on to degree level.

Myles Fisher

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