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Level 2 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing

The aim of the course is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and competence to enter the world of fashion cutting, styling and colouring, developing a range of complex hairdressing skills in a salon environment to help prepare them for a career in the hairdressing industry.

Target Award

City & Guilds Women’s Hairdressing with Evolve (L2 Diploma) – 3002-61

Start Date: 24-03-2025 Hours/week: 31 Hrs 15 Mins Duration: 23 weeks

Education Requirements
While there are no specific entry requirements, Centres must ensure that learners have the academic ability to successfully complete the program. Junior Certificate or similar.

Age Requirements
Must have reached the statutory school leaving age.

Learning Aptitude
Good Eye/ Hand Co-ordination
Good Finger Dexterity, i.e. be able to use hairdressing tools and equipment in a safe manner with both hands at the same time when working with hair
Be able to identify basic shapes and to visualise the end result of a hairstyle
Good Colour vision essential

Previous Experience

Module Award Body
Working in the Hair Industry Working in the Hair Industry L2 (3002-201) City & Guilds
Follow Health and Safety Practice in the Salon Follow Health & Safety Practice in the Salon L2 (3002-202) City & Guilds
Colour and Lightening Hair Colour & Lighten Hair L2 (3002-207) City & Guilds
Perm and Neutralise Hair Perm & Neutralise Hair (L2) (3002-208) City & Guilds
The Art of Dressing Hair The Art of Dressing Hair (L2) (3002-209) City & Guilds
Shampoo and Condition the Hair and Scalp Shampoo & Condition the Hair & Scalp (3002-204) City & Guilds
Client Consultation for Hair Services Client Consultation for Hair Services L2 (3002-203) City & Guilds
Plaiting and Twisting Hair Plaiting & Twisting Hair (L1) (3002-105) City & Guilds
C&G – Promote Products and Services to Clients in a Salon Promote Products & Services to Clients in a Salon (3002-205) City & Guilds
C&G – Provide Scalp Massage Services Provide Scalp Massage Services L2 (3002-215) City & Guilds
Salon Reception Duties Salon Reception Duties (3002-216) City & Guilds
Cut Women’s Hair Cut Women’s Hair (L2) (3002-206) City & Guilds
On successful completion of the Training Programme, learners will be able to:

1- Working in the hair industry
Understand the requirements for working in the hairdressing industry.

2- Follow health and safety practice in the salon
Understand the main provision of the Health and Safety at Work Act, employers’ and employees’ responsibilities, hazards and risk and
emergency procedures requirements to maintain health, safety and security practices in the salon.

3- The Client consultation for hair services
Understand the methods of communication required to obtain information and provide advice for a variety of salon services and products by analysing factors that may limit or prohibit them.

4- Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
Select suitable products and understand how shampooing and conditioning affects the hair and scalp. Develop the skills in the use and control of water flow and the application of massage techniques for shampooing and conditioning.

5- Promote products and services to clients in a Salon
Promote products and services to the client using suitable methods of communication, to give accurate and relevant information, being able to
identify buying signals and securing agreement.

6- Cut women’s hair
Demonstrate the main factors that need to be considered when cutting hair, the effect cutting hair at different angles has on the haircut, the importance of applying tension to the hair when cutting women’s hair into basic one-length, basic uniform layered and basic graduated looks.

7- Colour and lighten hair
Select suitable application methods, choose suitable products, work safely and efficiently, change hair colour using basic techniques and to give aftercare advice.

8- Perm and neutralise hair
Select suitable winding techniques and products to perm and neutralise hair.

9- The Art of Dressing hair
Style and dress women’s hair using basic techniques.

10- Provide scalp massage services
Select suitable massage techniques, equipment, products when carrying out scalp massaging services

11- Plaiting and Twisting Hair
Carry out basic techniques of plaiting and twisting hair to decorate the plaits and twists using a range of materials to achieve a finished look.

12- Salon Reception Duties
Fulfil salon reception duties.


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