Level 2 Certificate in Women’s Hairdressing
The Level 2 Certificate in Women's Hairdressing is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a junior hairdresser/stylist. This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a junior hairdresser/stylist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. Entry onto this qualification can be via previous achievement of a Level 1 qualification in hairdressing and/or a successful skills test and interview.
This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a hairdresser/stylist including the mandatory units which include, working in the hair industry, health and safety, client consultation, shampoo and conditioning hair, cutting women's hair and the art of dressing hair.
You will also have the opportunity to further develop your understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include, colouring and lightening hair, reception duties, scalp massage services, perming hair, plaiting and twisting hair and others.
Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of anatomy, health and safety, client consultation, and products, tools and equipment. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to effectively consult with clients, shampoo and condition, and cut and finish their hair. You will also develop interpersonal skills, which will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.
Assignment – Yes Exams – Yes Practical - Yes Kit required – Yes*
*A kit list will be sent to you. You can choose either to purchase the items yourself or centre can provide a complete kit for you, the cost of which will be added to the cost of your course.
52 Credits Required
Mandatory Units - 36 Credits
Follow health and safety practice in the salon: 3 Credits
Working in the hair industry: 4 Credits
Client consultation for hair services: 3 Credits
Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp: 3 Credits
Cut women’s hair: 8 Credits
The art of dressing hair: 5 Credits
Optional Units - 16 Credits
Colour and lighten hair: 10 Credits
Perm and neutralise hair: 7 Credits
Plaiting and twisting hair: 3 Credits
Display stock to promote sales in salon: 3 Credits
Promote products and services to clients in the salon: 3 Credits
Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector: 7 Credits
The art of colouring hair: 7 Credits
Style and finish African type hair: 5 Credits
Provide scalp massage services: 4 Credits
Salon reception duties: 3 Credits