Hairdressing - Level 2


Course Code: TC1FE01


16-18 19+

Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
06/09/2021Bispham Campus1 YearApply
06/09/2022Bispham Campus1 YearApply

Course Overview

This qualification can be completed over one year where those wishing for a career in the hairdressing industry. The course is practical based offering a wide range of skills such as cutting, colouring, blow-drying and a variety of hair styling techniques supported by underpinning knowledge for each unit by assignment workshops, theory workshops, functional skills and tutorials. It also gives students opportunities for timed work placed assessments in a realistic working environment. Students will have the opportunities to work in commercial salons with state of the art resources and equipment.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade 3 - 1 including English and Maths

  • a successful interview with a tutor 
  • the ability to study independently
  • a genuine interest in the subject
  • good communication skills
  • hardworking approach towards the industry

Qualification Obtained

Diploma in Hairdressing

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

Our expert tutors understand that everyone learns in different ways so they use a range of teaching methods to enable everyone to achieve their potential. A key method used is demonstration, which allows you to observe the practical application of skills before having a go yourself.


You will work collaboratively with your peers in group tasks, presentations and practical salon sessions. You will be required to model for your peers as well so you can experience the therapies first hand. You will also be expected to apply these skills to real clients in our working salons.


There will be dedicated individual/self-study time on your course which needs to be supported by your own study outside of College, using online development platforms such as Canvas, our virtual learning environment.


E-learning is a key element of all our programmes and we also use a range of on-line apps to support, enhance and motivate learning. Your tutors will support you with these technologies and also in preparing for exams.


The course is 3-4 days a week for 35 weeks and your tutor will guide you on independent study.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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