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Suitable for 16-18
Level 2
Mode of study Full Time
Duration 36 weeks
Subject area Hair & Beauty
  • 05 Sep 2022
  • East Ham Campus

This course is for people who are passionate about becoming the best they can be. It offers a practical, real-world approach to help you achieve your ambitions and reach your potential.

It is designed to develop hairdressing and barbering skills and knowledge to a commercially acceptable level. You will also complete Maths & English as part of the course.

Course description

Curricukum units on this course include:

  • Health & safety in the salon
  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Shampoo and conditioning
  • Promote products and services
  • Cutting men’s and women’s hair
  • Styling men’s and women’s hair
  • Facial hair shaping
  • Colouring techniques
  • Create an image

Additional information

Entry requirements

A Level 1 qualification in Hair & Beauty or Barbering, 5 GCSEs with a grade C or above including maths and English.


After finishing this course, you may progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Barbering or you may go to work in a unisex salon or join one of our Level 2 beauty courses.

Fees and funding

This course is free for 16-18 learners.

The course fee for adults (19+) is £1286 plus exam fee £105.

If you are aged 19+, how much you pay for your course and any additional costs will depend on a number of factors. Learn more about course fees and finances.

We have a range of financial support options available to help you while you’re studying. Find out what support you may be eligible for.

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