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Hairdressing (Level 2)


Why study this course?

Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy study programmes at Tresham College are consistently some of our most popular at the College. Our experienced team of tutors will work to develop your professional skills, taking you from the core techniques through to the latest technological advancements in hairdressing and beauty therapy. Tresham Studios, our commercial hairdressing, barbering, make-up and beauty salons, operate at Corby and Kettering Campuses. These well-equipped, industry standard environments give you the opportunity to gain practical, supervised experience working with fee-paying clients. Our study programmes require attendance at tutorials, work experience and enhancement sessions.

What will I study?

You will learn a variety of hairdressing techniques including shampoo and conditioning, cutting, colouring, perming, styling, plaiting, twisting, blow drying, dressing and finishing hair. You will learn how to consult with clients and promote products and services.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

This study programme will enable you to gain employment as a junior stylist. Alternatively you may wish to progress on to the Level 3 study programme in hairdressing to learn more advanced techniques and skills.

Are there any additional costs?

• Salon uniform and equipment approx. £270

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Entry is subject to a successful interview, practical skills test and tutor reference. Strict salon rules apply in relation to dress code; hair, uniform and shoes.

Although the government has announced that exams will not be going ahead this summer, we are committed to ensuring that all students who apply to join us this year will be able to do so. We therefore want to reassure you that you have nothing to worry about with regards to applying for one of our programmes starting in September 2020. We are committed to ensuring that the challenges of the current situation will not prevent our future students from achieving their full potential, we are with you every step of the way. To apply online, select the 'Apply' button. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

What qualifications will I gain?

• Hairdressing City & Guilds VRQ Level 2 Diploma AND • English and maths qualifications if required