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(Level 2 Diploma)

Start: Ongoing enrolment

Location: Alt Valley Skills Centre

Duration: 12 Months

Course Details

This course provides you with a broad understanding of the industry and will give you some of the practical skills and knowledge needed for your career in this sector.


  • Working in the hair industry

  • Health and safety

  • Client consultation for hair services

  • Shampooing and conditioning

  • Promoting products and services in the salon

  • Cutting women’s hair

  • Cutting men's hair

  • Relax Hair

  • Colouring and lightening hair

  • Providing perming services

  • Dressing hair

  • Creating an image based on a theme

  • Salon Reception Duties

Progression/Career Paths

This course will prepare you for:

  • Hairdressing Level 3 Course (also available here)

The following careers this course will allow you to pursue include:

  • Hairdresser

  • Stylist

  • Salon Manager


City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ in Haidressing

Entry Requirements

Learners must be aged 16 or over.

Level 2 EYE.


This course will take approximately



  • Does it matter where I live?
    Students can live anywhere in Liverpool to enrol on this course.
  • Is there funding for this course? What about tuition fees?
  • What happens if i wish to leave the course early?
  • How can i find more information about this course?
    Please feel free to contact the Alt Valley Communiversity on 0151 546 5514 and have your call directed to the education team, who will answer any questions you might have.
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