Level 2 Hairdressing

Start (w/c): 13/09/2021 Monday & Wednesday (17:30 to 20:30) Ystrad Mynach

Course Information

This course has been designed for a career within an exciting customer focussed Hairdressing profession.

You will benefit from a variety of activities designed to bring out the best of your potential, and enable you to use your skills and knowledge to progress to a Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing qualification.

What Will I Learn?

You will study units that reflect the needs of the Hairdressing profession, while further preparing you for a career within this sector you will study aspects of hairdressing to enable you to work as a stylist covering Follow health and safety practice in the salon, Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp, The art of dressing hair, Client consultation for hair services, The art of colouring hair, Working in the hair industry and Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector.

Entry Requirements

You will require either 3 GCSEs grades A*- D, a Level 1 sector skills course qualification or a successful interview. You will be invited to attend a first line interview and second line course presentation, unless you are progressing from a Level 1 Diploma. You may also be required to undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy.

Applicants with appropriate experience who do not necessarily meet the academic qualifications may be considered.


You will be assessed via a range of methods which include continual assessment, through observation of your practical work, the completion of a portfolio, theoretical evidence and assignment work. There may also be external examinations.


Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.

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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.

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Career Progression

  • On successful completion of this programme you may decide to enter employment as a junior stylist. If you decide to progress onto the Level 3 Hairdressing programme, which is strongly recommended to achieve your full potential for the professional requirements of the Industry; Colour Artist, Media Hairstylist, Cruise Liners Stylist, Salon Owner, Lecturer and Trainer/Assessor.


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