City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing


Duration: Up to 78 weeks
Dates: Start date available throughout the year.

Entry Requirements
No formal qualifications are required. However, you must have drive, enthusiasm and passion for the hair industry

Qualification will include

  • NVQ in Hairdressing at Level 2.
  • ESQ in Communication, Application of Number and Digital Literacy (Wales only).
  • ERR

Overview of Qualification
Mandatory Units

  • Ensure your own actions reduce risk to Health and Safety
  • Give clients a positive impression of yourself and your organisation.
  • Advise and consult with clients.
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp.
  • Change hair colour.
  • Style and finish hair.
  • Set and dress hair.
  • Cut hair using basic techniques.

Optional Units

  • Fulfil salon reception duties.
  • Promote additional services and products to clients.
  • Develop and maintain your effectiveness in work.
  • Fulfil salon reception duties
  • Develop and maintain your effectiveness in work
  • Plait and twist hair.
  • Attach hair to enhance a style.

Course is available to anyone over the age of 16