Hairdressing (Women’s & Men’s) Level 2

The Hairdressing industry in women’s and men’s services is highly competitive. This exciting qualification will equip you with the skills and expertise to offer a range of Hairdressing services to women and Barbering services to men. Gaining this qualification will increase your employability and earning potential in this dynamic industry.

Course Level:
Level 2
1 Year
High Street
Awarding Body:
City & Guilds

This Diploma offers you a fabulous opportunity to develop your skills and learn about new techniques and treatments for both women’s and men’s hair.

Working with real clients in the Academy of Hair & Beauty is a perfect way to start your career in Hairdressing and Barbering. Fully equipped, state of the art, industry standard salons using top professional equipment and products make an ideal learning platform for you to learn the practical as well as the theoretical side of Hairdressing and Barbering.

You will be taught the techniques and skills in style and dress hair, colour, cut, Barbering techniques and blowdry hair on both male and female clients’ hair to create the look they want. Visiting experts make sure you are exposed to the most up to date information and developments in areas such as colouring, cutting and up to date product knowledge. You can take part in internal competitions which are a wonderful platform to show off your newly found talents.


Mandatory units include:

  • Shampooing, Conditioning & Treating the Hair & Scalp
  • Consultation
  • Health & Safety
  • Promote Products & Services to Clients
  • Colour & Lighten Hair
  • Cut Women’s Hair
  • Cut Men’s Hair

Optional units include:

  • Style Men’s Hair
  • The Art of Dressing Hair
  • Plaiting & Twisting Hair
  • Cut Facial Hair
  • Reception Duties
  • Working in the Hair Industry

Entry Requirements

  • GCSE English and/or Maths grade 9-4

Your choices may include:

  • Junior Stylist

Your choices may include:

  • Hairdressing Level 3 Diploma
  • Apprenticeship in Hairdressing/Barbering

You are required to purchase a kit and wear a uniform for the practical aspects of your course.

Enrolment 19 August & 28 August
Open Evening – Skipton 13 October
17:30 - 19:30
Open Evening – Aviation Academy 14 October
17:30 - 19:30