Level 2 Hair Professional Apprenticeship

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You must be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair. You also need to be able to carry out consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with your role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills.

What will I study?


  • Professionalism and values
    Behaviours and communication
    Safe working practices
    Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
    Cut hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
    Style and finish hair using a range of techniques to create a variety of looks
    Colour and lighten hair using a range of techniques
    Perming hair

How will I be assessed?

  • Portfolio
    Multiple choice online test for each unit
  • End Point Assessment
    Synoptic practical assessment (6 hours)
    Q&A to demonstrate knowledge and understanding, including professionalism, values, behaviours, safe working practices and consultation skills

How will the course be delivered?

  • One day a week taught session
    Observation and training in the workplace
    Regular review and assessment
    Online training

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements.

What next?

Level 3 Hairdressing

Additional information

Uniform and Kit required (to be purchased through the college).

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide 2021 Part-Time Summer Course Guide