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Bradford College

Hairdressing (Adults)

Study Level
Level 2
Course Type
1 Academic Year
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
David Hockney Building


The VTCT hairdressing L2 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. Students will need to commit to two 3 hour twilight/evenings per week and be prepared to complete further independent study.

  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.

  Qualification Gained: Vocational Training Charitable Trust Diploma in Hairdressing Studies
  • 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 3 GCSEs at a minimum of a grade 4 or C including GCSE English and Maths or be working towards Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths. Experience of working in a hair salon is desirable.

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 offers progression to a Level 3 NVQ course, or employment.

If you are 19 years old or over you may need to pay fees for your Further Education studies.

Course fees depend on your age and course level.

You may be exempt from paying fees though, or eligible to pay a reduced fee – known as fee remission.

FE Tuition: £1,000.00 per academic year

Exam Registration: £121.80

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
Neal & Wolf