Hairdressing Level 2 Technical Certificate

25029L1 | Leigh College
Start Date | 03/09/2018
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

This course is an intermediate vocational qualification aimed at learners who are contemplating a career in hairdressing. The course is designed to deliver a high Level of occupational capability and provides a sound platform from which to progress onto the Level 2 Apprenticeship programme or full time Level 3 Diploma.

What will I study?

Year 1 will focus on colouring techniques whilst year 2 focuses upon cutting techniques.The course includes: working in hairdressing, health & safety, client consultation, principles and practices, Shampoo, condition and treating the hair and scalp, cut hair using basic techniques, style, set and dress hair, plait and twist hair. The course will also include work experience, maths and English at the appropriate level.

How long is the course?

Full Time for two academic years

How will I be assessed?

Assessment consists of practical observation, assignment work and written tests.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-D / 9-3 GCSE subjects including maths or English.

What can I progress onto?

Apprenticeship programme at Level 2 or the Level 3 Diploma full time.

Other Information

You will be expected to purchase a Hairdressing Kit and Image Centre uniform. You will also have the opportunity to participate in shows, competitions, fund raising events and trips. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at There are also three College bus services available for 16-18 year olds travelling to Leigh College; Bolton, Farnworth and Westhoughton to Leigh College; Walkden to Leigh College and Warrington to Leigh College.

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £993.50 2F

Exam Fee

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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