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Women’s and Men’s Hairdressing Level 2 - Fast Track (Adults) - February 2025

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Part Time Day
18 weeks
Hairdressing and Barbering
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East Ham Campus
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Women’s and Men’s Hairdressing Level 2 – Fast Track (Adults) – February 2025
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Course content

This course is designed for those who wish to learn the art of hairdressing and barbering and want to discover how to recreate styles 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.

You'll be 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.

Work experience

As part of the programme you will conduct a work placement in a hair salon. This will allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge into a practical work setting.

Enrichment activities

A range of Enrichment activities are incorporated within the programme including lectures by guest speakers from leading stylists and salon managers and visits to various industry leaders, trade events or seminars.

You will have an opportunity to participate in internal and external events where you will be able to showcase your skills.

You will take part in our end of year event where you will be given the opportunity to use your creative design skills complete a look for the catwalk.

I-Learning sessions

This is additional time embedded in your programme for your study to promote independent learning. This time is used to work through assignments, complete homework activities and conduct wider reading and research.

Personal Learning Plan sessions

A course tutor will be allocated to you on the programme. Your course tutor will be working with you to set realistic targets that will enable you to achieve your goals. Your targets will be monitored weekly by your tutor and yourself and actions plans and support put in place to assist you in achieving your targets.


  • 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
  • Style Afro hair
  • Create an image

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Entry requirements

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades 9-3
  • Level 1 qualification
  • You need to enjoy working with people and have good communication skills, along with a good level of written and spoken English.
  • You must be willing to purchase a professional kit and a uniform for this course.

You will be invited to the college for an initial assessment to determine your suitability for the 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?

The course fee for adults is TBC


Diploma in Women's and Men's Hairdressing