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16-18 Course Details

Women's Hairdressing Level 2 Certificate with Awards - 2020:21

Location: Guildford College
Course Code: OC09LF1A008P
Year: 2020:21
Attendance: 3/4 days a week, which includes one late evening.
FT/PT:  Full-Time 
Exam Board:  City and Guilds of London Institute
Fees (16-18): £ 0
Fees (Adult): £ 1380
07/09/2020Places Available
Subject Area

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Content / Overview 

An ideal course if you want to work in hairdressing. Topics: cut women's hair, colouring and lightening hair and the art of hairdressing. The award also includes cutting men’s hair and styling men's hair.

All 16-19 year olds on full-time programmes will be required to retake GCSE English and Maths or to undertake Functional Skills (if they have not achieved a D), if they have not already attained the equivalent of a GCSE grade C in these subjects, every year of their course, until they complete their studies.

Why Study Here

  • Taught by professional tutors with industry experience.
  • Excellent facilities with up to date and well equipped training salon.
  • Use of professional equipment and high quality commercial products.
  • Our salon is open to the public who contribute to students training, enabling our students to be well prepared for industry and employment.

Suitable For

Anyone considering a future career in hairdressing. Due to this, practical salon experience would be an advantage.

Application Method

Application followed by individual interview

Entry Requirements

Certificate - At least two GCSEs at grade 3 (grade D) including Maths and English; or Functional Skills Level 1.

Diploma - At least two GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C) or above, including Maths and English Language.

Alternatively you should have achieved a Level 1 Hairdressing qualification. You must demonstrate proven interest in the industry and have good references from your school or equivalent. You should also have a minimum of 80% attendance from your school/college/work.

Delivery Method

Practical and theoretical training in our vibrant hairdressing salon.


Test revision and theoretical preparation.


Continuous assessment in practical and theoretical work (graded pass, merit or distinction), preparation of portfolio.

Further Study

You could progress onto study the Hairdressing Level 3 Certificate or an apprenticeship.

Additional Information

Hairdressing equipment, uniform and text book must be purchased for this course. Post and ordering information will be sent with joining packs prior to course start.

All students aged 19 years or over on 1 September in the first year of their course are expected to pay tuition, registration, exam fees and all other course related costs. Some assistance with these costs may be available depending on your circumstances and the latest government funding position.

There are normally no tuition, registration or examination fees to pay if you are aged 16-18 on 1 September in the first year of your course and are a British or European Union resident. This does not apply to HNCs/Ds, Foundation Degrees, Degrees or courses that do not attract government funding (identified as 'no fee remission available on this course').


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