Hairdressing Apprenticeship – Level 2 & 3

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Hairdressing Apprenticeship – Level 2 & 3

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for those who wish to train in Hairdressing whilst working within the Industry. Applicants will attend the Hair and Beauty Academy one day per week to study all aspects of the NVQ Hairdressing qualifications.

Candidates may apply directly to Level 3 if current skills are competent.


What are the entry requirements for the course?

•   Personal presentation to reflect industry needs.
•   There are no age restrictions on this course.
•   Full time employment within industry, a good standard of education and a proven record of involvement in industry (i.e. Saturday work or work placement) or completion of the Jersey Progression Diploma in Hairdressing.
•   For applicants who have English as a second language, Level 1 ESOL will be required.


How long is this course?

Level 2 is a two year day release programme commencing Wednesdays in September 2020  ( dates to be advised )

Level 3 is a 23 week day release programme commencing Wednesdays in January 2021 ( dates to be advised )

Candidates who have completed Level 2 may apply directly for Level 3.


What will I study on this course?

Level 2: 2 years

  • Advise & consult with clients
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair & scalp
  • Develop & maintain your effectiveness at work
  • Style & finish hair
  • Set & dress hair
  • Cut hair using basic techniques
  • Colour & lighten hair
  • Plait & twist hair
  • Cut men’s hair using basic techniques
  • Fulfil salon reception duties

Level 3: 23 weeks

  • Provide client consultation services
  • Creatively style & dress hair
  • Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques
  • Creatively colour & lighten hair
  • Hair colour correction services
  • Cut men’s hair using basic techniques


What Qualification will I gain?

VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing


How is the course assessed?

Practical assessments both within the Hair and Beauty Academy commercial salons and within the workplace by  qualified Assessors. Assessment will also take place with on-line exams and written work.


What does this course lead on to?

Salon manager, Senior Stylist, Colour Specialist, Award in Education & Training and the TAQA Assessors qualification.

Progression from Level 2 to Level 3 is supported and encouraged


How much will it cost?

  •   Course book:  TBC.
  •   Uniform:  Smart & current professional salon dress as per salon requirements.
  •   Practical Hairdressing Kit – order forms will be included in the enrolment pack.

Funding is available through Trackers  Apprenticeship programme. More information can be found on the website

Level 2 tbc

Level 3 tbc



How can I find out more?

For further information, please call 608640 or email


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