Boston and Spalding
The Level 2 Hairdressing Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification and prepares you for employment in the hairdressing industry as a junior stylist.
The course is based at both Boston College and Boston College Spalding, which have fully equipped hairdressing salons that are open to the public.
The Level 2 Hairdressing Diploma is broken down into a number of units which cover a full range of practical hairdressing skills and essential knowledge including -
Plus Personal development skills such as:
All learners will also be expected to take part in one-two full weeks of work experience.
In addition to your course, you may also study either Functional Skills or GCSE English and Maths, dependent on your current GCSE grade.
The entry qualifications for the Level 2 Hairdressing Diploma are a minimum of three GCSEs at grade D or above (New GCSE grade 3 or above) preferably in Maths, English and a Science. Along with a completed a Level 1 Hairdressing qualification, although this is not essential.
Progression to Level 2 is dependent on minimum of 90% attendance, Successful completion of a Hairdressing Level 1 qualification if appropriate, satisfactory report from all tutors, acceptable behaviour and attitude, ability to progress, ability to meet deadlines and successful selection at interview.
You will be required to attend an interview and possibly a trade test, and complete an assignment.
The Hairdressing Diploma will take you one year to complete. You will attend College for a minimum of four days a week, 9:00am – 4:30pm.
The minimum course attendance requirement set by the college is 92%.
The Hairdressing Diploma is free, if you are under the age of 19 on 31 August of the year you start the course.
If you are aged 19+, this course will cost £1200
If full course payment is made on the first day of the course a discount may apply.
Fee remission may apply depending on personal circumstances, please enquire with the Registry Department for further information on 01205 365701
Please note that all fees are subject to change.
Successful completion of the Hairdressing Diploma should enable you to apply for the following - general employment in hairdressing salons, mobile hairdresser, salon owner.
You will also be able to apply for a place on the Level 3 Hairdressing course, full time or an Apprenticeship.
Additional costs include purchasing a basic hairdressing equipment kit (£180 approx.) which will include everything needed for practical lessons.
Tunic overalls are compulsory, you will be provided with an order form during induction (£26 approx.)
Barbering head (£30 approx.)
A suitable text book must be purchased to assist with the theoretical aspects of the course (£25.00 approx.)
You will need lever arch A4 folders, dividers, plastic wallets and general stationery.
There are a number of educational visits arranged which you are encouraged to attend at a minimal cost, usually around £25.00 each trip.
A number of short courses are also arranged for you on this course and often a small fee is charged (these are optional extras).
You may be eligible for financial assistance through the College's Bursary scheme and Be Brilliant Foundation.
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