Course Overview

This qualification includes the units to prepare you to work effectively as a junior unisex hairdresser, including: client consultation for hair services, cutting men's hair, cutting facial hair and following health and safety in the salon. 
This qualification will develop you knowledge, understanding and skills to enable you to advise and consult with men on the type of hair cut and facial hair shaping the way they want, but just as importantly what is suitable for them. You will also learn how to work in a safe manner throughout the service protecting both yourself and your clients. 

Course Structure

The VTCT Level 2 Certificate t has been designed to prepare you to enter the men's hairdressing sector as a unisex hairdresser. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 years and over.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at a minimum of Grade D/3 including English and Mathematics.
Successful completion of a Level 1 Hairdressing qualification.
You will be invited for an interview and will be required to take a skills test.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.


This qualification will prepare you for employment as a junior unisex hairdresser. On completion of this qualification you will widen your career opportunities from working as a hairdresser to be able to offer unisex services through a variety of contexts, including:
- Working in a unisex hair salon
- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088349.
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Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
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For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.
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