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Women’s Hairdressing City & Guilds Diploma

Cornwall College Camborne | St Austell | Saltash LEVEL: 2 Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Our course will put you on the road to a great future; we have developed our qualifications in partnership with industry professionals to ensure the knowledge you gain is not only relevant and current, but will set you apart in the workplace. Throughout your studies you will learn by completing practical activities and assessments based on professional real-life scenarios in our Koko commercial training salons. You’ll get the chance to take part in competitions, fashion shows and get some masterclass insights from visiting professionals.


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Ideal if:

You wish to pursue a career in the hairdressing industry.

You’ll need:

GCSE English and mathematics at grade D or 3, or equivalent qualifications.

You’ll learn:

Excellent industry-level skills such as how to consult with a client, promote products and retail sales, and how to achieve the latest looks with cut and colour techniques. You will gain a broad understanding of the hairdressing industry and the skills required to build a career in this creative world.


To train in purpose-built salons which are open to the public. There will also be a practical and theoretical exam. You will also enhance your skills in customer service and client care in the salon and at the reception making appointments and the promotion of retail products and services. Everything you need to know to begin your career as a hairdresser is covered on this course. In addition to the main qualification you will attend a work placement in a salon to gain work experience and knowledge of employability skills and expectations of being part of a team in this fast paced industry.

You’ll love:

The industry focus of this course and working in a fast-paced and creative environment.

You’ll go on to:

Employment, an apprenticeship or further studies on our Women's Hairdressing City & Guilds Diploma Level 3.  Once you have the right set of qualifications they could take you all over the world. Past students have gone on to manage their own salon, travel on cruise liners, work in the world of television or as session stylists at photographic shoots.


Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy



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"I definitely want to study my Hairdressing Diploma Level 3 at the College first, and I've also looked into working overseas and on cruise ships."
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