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Course Code: NPVHR041/E

Course Level: Level 2

Study Mode: Part-Time

Course Type: Adults

Course overview

Begin a career in hairdressing as an adult learner by studying this part-time course. Learn the essential skills required to work in the fast-paced, fashion conscious hairdressing industry including shampooing and conditioning, styling hair and cutting OR colouring.

This course is ideal for those wishing to begin a career in hairdressing. It is offered on a part-time basis subject to age, experience and motivation, and includes training in the following: working in the hair industry, health & safety, shampooing and conditioning, styling hair and cutting OR colouring.

Applicants will need to demonstrate a keen interest in hairdressing and enjoy working as part of a team. This course is open to any individual wishing to progress their career in hairdressing.

You are continually assessed throughout the course working on clients and there will be some online tests to cover the theory aspects of the course.

You can apply online or for a telephone interview call Mel on 01782 254344 or email

Upon successful completion of the course you will be able to progress onto the next most appropriate level of course for you.

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group is pleased to be able to offer financial support to help students meet the costs of attending College.

If you are on state benefits or are on a low income you may be entitled to fee remission towards your course. *This is at the Colleges discretion.

If you have any queries with regards to the funding of your course, please contact Charlotte Robertson on 01782 254141 or email

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Course Duration

30 weeks

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Class Times

13:00 - 20:00

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What else do I need to know?

The course runs for 30 weeks in total. In college hours will be seven hours per week over a Tuesday afternoon and evening. 

On completion of the course, you will gain a City & Guilds VRQ Level 2 Certificate in Hair Techniques qualification. Please note, that you will be required to buy a hairdressing kit. There may be additional costs for books, materials or other expenses.

Courses run subject to minimum viable class sizes.