HAIRDRESSING NVQ LEVEL 2 by murplelake73


Course Code: HWR522C
Department of Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

Duration                                             Enrichment activities (trips, visits etc) will be
Two years full time at the Ware Centre.              arranged, which are beneficial to this course and
                                                     your learning. These additional activities are
Attendance                                           optional and additional fees will be charged to
You are expected to attend College Monday –          you, details of which will be provided at time of
Thursday 9:00am to 5:30pm, and Friday 9:00am         interview.
to 4:30pm. There will be many private study
sessions, and you are expected to use these in       Assessment
a constructive way. You may be required to           Assessment is ongoing throughout the course.
attend college until 7:30pm one evening per          You will be closely monitored in practical
week, during year 2 of your course.                  sessions and skills will be assessed as soon as
                                                     you and your assessor feel it is appropriate.
Course Programme
The course will lead to an NVQ Level 2 in            Entry Requirements
Hairdressing and will provide you with a sound       1) At least 16 years of age.
foundation in all aspects of hairdressing. You       2) A minimum of 124 GCSE entry points to
will receive tutorial support for both personal,        include English Language at Grade D &
work and course related issues and will also            another Grade D in any subject.
study Information Technology to meet the             3) Successfully complete an aptitude test to a
demands of a modern work ethos.                         competent standard.
                                                     4) Demonstrate enthusiasm for the
In the second year, all students will also work in      hairdressing industry.
an industrial placement to give them a broader       5) Good communication skills and personal
perspective of the working environment. This            presentation.
often leads to employment within the same
establishment on completion of the course. You       Course Costs
will cover a range of topics including:              There are no course fees if you are under 19
                                                     years old on 31 August 2009. However you
•   Health and Safety                                may have to pay for textbooks, personal kits,
•   Hair colouring techniques                        uniforms trips and personal stationary. You will
•   Hair cutting/blow drying                         be informed of these at your interview.
•   Hair and scalp diagnosis, shampooing and         • Kit and tunic (approx)           £325
•   Permanent waving                                 If you are over 19 years old and have been a
•   Setting                                          permanent resident in the EU for the last 3
•   Long hair design                                 years, you will not be charged tuition fees. There
•   Self presentation – giving clients a positive    may be other costs such as exams etc. There
    impression of yourself and the organisation      may also be optional activities (trips etc) that
                                                     would benefit your learning and personal kits
•   Client care
                                                     that you will require that there will be a charge
•   Teamwork
                                                     for. Information about these costs will be
                                                     provided at your interview/information day or
You will also be studying Function skills (English
                                                     please contact the Information Centres.
Maths and I.T.).
                                                        •    Tuition Fee    £FREE (saving £1,200)
Additional Activities
As a full time student you will have the chance,        •    Administration Fee £15
depending on your prior achievement, to re-sit          •    Examination Fee        £103
GCSE English and/or Maths.                              •    Awarding Body Registration (if
                                                     *Additional information will be provided at your
August 2009 – Course code HWR522C
These costs are revised yearly.                      To apply, please contact the Information Centre
If you have not been a permanent resident in the     on 01992 411411 for an application form.
EU for the last 3 years, overseas fees may
apply. Please contact the Information Centre for     Hertford Regional College
further details.                                     Broxbourne Centre
If you are in receipt of a means tested benefit,     Broxbourne
some of your start-up costs may be paid for you.     Herts. EN10 6AF
You will need to provide proof of your benefit at
enrolment.                                           Ware Centre
                                                     Scotts Road
Kit fees need to be paid at time of enrolment.       Ware
Kits are issued at the start of the course and are   Herts. SG12 9JF
non-refundable      once     the     course   has
commenced.                                           Email:
Qualifications and Progression
On successful completion of the course, you will
have gained City and Guilds in Hairdressing
NVQ Level 2.

Your training will give you a firm foundation of
the basic principles of hairdressing. You will be
recognised in the industry as a junior stylist.

You may have the opportunity to progress onto
Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing or NVQ Level 3
in Hairdressing.        With industrial and/or
commercial experience, combined with NVQ
Level 3 in Hairdressing, your career prospects
will be excellent; there are opportunities in hair
salons in this country and abroad, as well as
cruise liners and health farms. You may also
become a Technician/Trainer with major
hairdressing product manufactures. With some
years experience, you could manage, or even
own your own salon.

Males have traditionally been under
represented on this course. We would
welcome and encourage applications from

August 2009 – Course code HWR522C

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