Women’s and Men’s Hairdressing Level 2 Diploma

This course follows on from the Level 1. An ideal course if you want to work in hairdressing.

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  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Location

    Guildford College

  • Pathway


Topics include: cutting women’s hair, cutting men’s hair, colouring and lightening hair, the art of dressing hair and styling men’s hair.

All 16-19 year olds on full-time programmes will be required to retake GCSE English and Maths or to undertake Functional Skills, if they have not already attained the equivalent of a GCSE grade C in these subjects, every year of their course, until they complete their studies.

Anyone considering a future career in hairdressing. Due to this, practical salon experience would be an advantage.

Excellent facilities with up to date and well equipped training salon using professional equipment and high quality commercial products. The salon is open to the public who contribute to students training, enabling our students to be well prepared for industry and employment.

Practical and theoretical training in our vibrant hairdressing salon.


Test revision and theoretical preparation.

Hairdressing Level 3.

You need to have a level 1 Hairdressing qualification or 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including Maths and English Language. 19+ learners ESOL at Level or funtional skills L1

Hairdressing equipment, uniform and text book must be purchased for this course. Post and ordering information will be sent with joining packs prior to course start.

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Why Guildford College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
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