Canterbury College - Level 2 Women's Hairdressing (Weekend Course)
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Qualification: Certificate in Women's Hairdressing Level 2
Start date: 29/01/2024
Weekly hours: Saturday 9am - 3pm
Location: Canterbury College
Fee: Multiple Funding Options*
Duration: 6 months

Level 2 Women's Hairdressing (Weekend Course)

What will I learn?

This course will prepare you to enter the specific sector of hairdressing as a junior hairdresser/stylist. 

 This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a hairdresser/stylist including the mandatory units which include, working in the hair industry, health and safety, client consultation, shampoo and conditioning hair, cutting women's hair and the art of dressing hair. 

Learners will complete 7 units: 

  • 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 
  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp 
  • Colour and lighten hair 


How will I be assessed?

Students are assessed by completing a personal portfolio, observed tasks and question papers. 


What may it lead to?

Whilst this qualification's primary purpose is to prepare you for employment, you may choose to further develop your skill base by undertaking specialist qualifications at Level 3, including: 

  • VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing 
  • VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Women's Hairdressing 
  • VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies 


What qualifications do I need?

Learners do not need any prior qualifications or experience for this course, and all applicants will be interviewed and assessed on an individual basis. 

Part-time courses are only for students that are 19 years of age and over at the start of their study programme. 


Fees and costs

EKC Group are utilising Adult Education Budget (AEB) funding, through the Government, to make learning more accessible for our communities, therefore: 

*Dependant on your income, this course may be available to you full or partially funded. 

Please contact our team to discuss funding options, email us at  or calling 01227 811197 or 811175. 



Those eligible for funding may also receive bursary to help with other associated course costs, such as kit. To discuss eligibility for this, please contact us by emailing  or calling 01227 811197 or 811175. 

Entry Requirements

Please see our Group entry requirements

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111