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City and Guilds Advanced Diploma in Hairdressing - Programme - September 2024

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36 weeks
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East Ham Campus
City and Guilds Advanced Diploma in Hairdressing – Programme – September 2024
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Course content

You will learn how to monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon from a managerial point of view. You will be taught advanced colouring and colour correction, cutting and styling skills for men and women’s, facial hair shaping as well as techniques and skills for creative hairdressing. You will be encouraged to be more creative and use these skills to individualise looks and high fashion techniques to suit the clients.

You will also cover areas related to the effective running of a salon from a business perspective organising promotional activities and demonstrations.


  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • Advanced colouring
  • Colour correction
  • Cutting
  • Styling skills
  • Creative hairdressing
  • Effective running of a salon

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Entry requirements

You must have a NVQ or VRQ Level 2 in Hairdressing and barbering, or relevant industry experience and you must already be working in a salon as a stylist.

You need to enjoy working with people and must have good communication skills, along with a good level of written and spoken English.

You will be invited to the college for an initial assessment to determine your suitability for the course. If accepted, you must purchase a professional kit and a uniform for this course.

East Ham Campus

The Eastham Campus at Newham College is a dynamic educational hub known for its diverse and inclusive learning environment. Situated in the heart of East London, the campus offers a wide range of courses and programs that cater to the needs and aspirations of students from various backgrounds. With state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated faculty, the Eastham Campus provides students with the tools and support they need to excel academically and personally, fostering a vibrant community of learners and thinkers.

How much will this course cost?

This course is free for students aged 16-18.

The course fee for adults (19+) is TBC. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.


Diploma in Hairdressing for Cutting and Styling Technicians