Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing

Hairdressing Course

Course: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing

Duration: 2 years or less, depending on individual circumstances

Attendance: 1 day per week at GHQ Training

Funding: Self Funded - Payment plans available

  • Overview

    The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing is designed for learners who work in or wish to pursue a career in hairdressing. The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing provides the necessary skills and knowledge that prove occupational competence as a junior stylist.

    This qualification allows candidates to learn, develop and practice the skills required to provide hairdressing services for all hair types. The Level 2 NVQ diploma in Hairdressing covers a range of skills and knowledge such as cutting, drying, styling, colouring and lightening, relaxing and perming as well as shampooing and consulting with clients.


    • No prior experience or qualifications are required, just a passion for hairdressing.
    • Candidates are required to supply hairdressing kit and uniform (details can be obtained from GHQ Training).
    • Uniform for hairdressers at GHQ is black and white only and ‘closed in’ comfortable shoes.


    There is currently no funding for this course, therefore it will need to be self funded – payment plans available.


    All mandatory units must be achieved; you will then choose 9 credits from the optional units to make up the necessary number of credits needed for the qualification.

    Mandatory Units:

    • Style and finish Hair (6 credits)
    • Set and dress hair (7 credits)
    • Cut hair using basic techniques (12 credits)
    • Colour and lighten hair (14 credits)
    • Advise and consult with clients (8 credits)
    • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp (5 credits)
    • Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work (3 credits)

    Interested? Apply today via the 'Apply Now' tab at the top of this page or alternatively contact our Recruitment Team using recruitment@ghqtraining.co.uk or 01752 218086 to register your interest in this course.

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