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Bradford College


Qualification Gained
VTCT Level 2 Diploma VRQ in Hairdressing
Study Level
Level 2
Course Type
School Leavers
1 year
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
David Hockney Building


The VTCT diploma in Hairdressing is a substantial qualification for students seeking a career as a hairstylist. You will be expected to purchase a kit and source clients for assessment.

  Key Info

The course covers a broad range of hairdressing skills and knowledge. It is taught by highly qualified and enthusiastic staff in realistic working environments. Many aspects of hairdressing including cutting, colouring, blow-drying , setting and dressing hair.

  • The art of dressing hair
  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Follow health and safety practice in the salon
  • Working in the hair industry
  • Cut women’s hair
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • The art of colouring hair

Entry to this course requires requires grade 3 or above in GCSE English and Maths.

You will be required to attend an interview in which you will be expected to complete a dexterity skills assessment and an individual interview.

You will be assessed on a continual basis. Practical skills will be assessed on paying clients in a realistic working environment. You will also be assessed through online exams.

Successful completion of this course can lead to further study, apprenticeships or careers in the hairdressing industry.

If you are aged 16-18, you will not need to pay a fee.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact [email protected]

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service at any time.

This course is delivered in partnership with
Eve Taylor London
Neal & Wolf