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Hairdressing is NOT a job, it’s a craft” - Yoi Scissors

“Beauty isn’t about having a pretty face, it’s about  having a pretty mind, a pretty  heart and a pretty soul.”

VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Ladies Hairdressing (Technical )

This course is aimed at school leavers and those wishing to have a career in the Hair dressing industry. Course Duration  -    One year.

Course Content/Units

Health and Safety, Working in the hairdressing industry, Client care and communication, Consultation, Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp, The art of dressing hair, Cutting women’s hair , Colour and lighten hair.

Practical work takes place in Creations Hair and Beauty Salon, a purpose built professional salon, providing a realistic working environment where treatments are performed on paying clients.
Guest lecturers from product companies, trips to professional trade exhibitions and competitions complement studies.

All students will need a salon placement throughout the duration of the course

Entry Requirement

GCSEs at grade 4 including English Lang & Maths is preferred.
Good communication skills are needed with an interest in hair, beauty, fashion and care with appearance.
Level 2 Certificate in creative hair and beauty Studies/level 1 diploma in hair and beauty an advantage.

Future Applications

Hairdresser, beauty therapist, spa therapist, colour technician, nail technician, make-up artist in film and television, barber.


Many students have left study at Springwood hair and beauty and are now working in salons as qualified beauticians and hairdressers.