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Hairdressing and Barbering Level 2 - September 2024

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Full Time
36 weeks
Hairdressing and Barbering
Suitable for
East Ham Campus
Hairdressing and Barbering Level 2 – September 2024
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Course content

This course is designed for those who wish to learn the art of hairdressing and want to discover how to recreate looks seen on the catwalk and on your favourite celebrities. During the course, you will learn, practice and perform on paying clients in our exceptional hair salons. All learners will be encouraged to use their own initiative and work more independently, whilst building their confidence and communication skills.

You will be working to industry standards and taught by our highly skilled team of professional Hairdressing staff in specialist classrooms at East Ham campus. Practical assessments take place throughout the year on paying clients. During the course, you will produce a portfolio of evidence containing both practical and theory work.


  • Health and safety in the salon
  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Shampoo and conditioning
  • Promote products and services
  • Cutting men’s and women’s hair
  • Styling men's and women's hair
  • Facial hair shaping
  • Colouring techniques
  • Afro hair
  • Create an image

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Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades 9-3 or a Level 1 qualification.

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 is TBC.


Diploma in Women's and Men's Hairdressing