Women's Hairdressing L2 Diploma

SC111Strode College, Church Road, Street, Somerset, BA16 0ABOne Year03 Sep 14Fee: 100% discount if eligible Subsidised Fee: 1621

Course code: BD2WH

What will you do on this course?

During this one year course you will learn all of the basic hairdressing skills and knowledge required to work as a junior stylist. This is a one year course.

You will study the following: working in the hair industry, health and safety, shampooing and conditioning, cutting women’s hair, colour and lighten hair, perming and the art of dressing hair.


Course assessment

Each unit is assessed through graded observations of practical assessments and assignments, and in order to achieve the 'Create an Image' unit, participation in the annual hairdressing competition is mandatory.

City & Guilds Exam Board.


Special features

Students will study in a commercial salon environment and have the opportunity to visit national trade exhibitions. Various trips and specialist guest speakers are also a feature on the course. Please see the Hairdressing and Barbering section on our website.

New for 2014 - You may have the opportunity to take part in our new exciting college exchange programme.


Next step

Employment in a salon as a junior stylist and progression to the Level 3 Diploma in Womens Hairdressing.


Student destinations

Hairdressing salons, product retailing, self employment as a freelance stylist.


Entry requirements

5 GCSEs grade D or above and/or NVQ Level 1 in Hairdressing.


Recommended resources

Hairdressing kit including uniform £260.


Mel GribbinStudent Profile: Mel Gribbin

Mel, a former pupil of Whitstone School, studied the Level 2 Diploma in Womens Hairdressing. She has progressed to the Level 2 Diploma in Barbering and plans to work in a salon or study Hair & Media Makeup at university in the future.