C&G Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing (6002-21)

HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)
Course summary
Apprenticeship training for companies
1 year
Full time
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Course description

C&G Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing (6002-21)-C2CTHF

Entry Requirements

Preferable, (not essential) to have achieved English and Maths GCSE Grade 4 or above

Who is the course for

Learners interested in the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks. This Level 2 Technical Diploma in Hairdressing aims to provide you with a range of specialist practical skills and knowledge which will equip you to progress onto further training within the hairdressing industry.

Course Content

.Compulsory topics include:

  • Principles of practice of hairdressing
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Style, set and dress hair
  • Cut hair using basic techniques
  • Colour and lighten hair

Study Methods

Centres and providers work with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training. Employers will provide demonstrations and talks on the industry and where possible work placements will also be provided by the employers. This practically based training is ideal preparation for gaining employment in the hairdressing industry or specialist further study.

How is the course assessed

Formative assessment providing essential individual feedback from teaching staff on progress being made. Formative feedback also provides constructive feedback for learners on hairdressing topics to improve upon in preparation for synoptic assessment and final exam.

Summative assessment – The synoptic assessment is designed for the candidate to make use their knowledge, understanding and skills they have built up over the course of their learning for this qualification to tackle problems/tasks/challenges.

You are required to carry out the following hairdressing services, including consultation and aftercare. The services can be combined or carried out separately but you must provide services to a minimum of two clients. It is expected that all services will be carried out within six hours.

Hairdressing – Theory exam (2 hours 40 mins). The exam is graded and a candidate must achieve at least a Pass grade in order to be awarded the qualification.

Where next - Further Studies

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Hairdressing or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Hairdressing.

Where next - Job Opportunities

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing could lead to a job as a Hairdresser working in one of the following establishments:

  • Hairdressing salon
  • Hotel
  • Cruise Ship

About provider

HCUC - Harrow College & Uxbridge College

It’s no surprise that students travel from all over London to study at Harrow College and Uxbridge College. With specialist career advisers on hand to offer advice and guidance, the colleges deliver successful results in further education and career progression....

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HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)

Park Road
UB8 1NQ Uxbridge Middlesex

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