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Hair and Beauty

Hairdressing Level 2 Diploma Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

We are still accepting applicants to start in October 2023 but places are limited. The course will run until May 2024. You will study on a Tuesday evening 5.00pm-9.00pm. Please only apply if you are wanting to start the course immediately.

Entry requirements

  • NVQ Level 1 in Hairdressing preferably completed at college within the last year, but will consider an NVQ Level 1 completed elsewhere within the last three years
  • You will be required to attend an interview and sit an initial assessment in English and maths
  • A practical skills test is required to determine skill level

You will achieve

Level 2 in Hairdressing (Junior Stylist)

Course overview

Become part of the glamorous hair and beauty industry by getting hands-on on one of our hairdressing courses. This qualification is suitable for you if you want to increase your skills and knowledge to become a great hairdresser.

Course content

The course is for Level 1 learners wishing to develop their hairdressing career further. The course covers many aspects of hairdressing, including cutting, colouring, blow drying, perming, setting and dressing long hair.

Learners will take part in various competitions in and out of the college which will then open up more job opportunities upon completion.

  • Online assessments are required to be completed for each unit throughout the course
  • You will have practical assessments to complete for each unit
  • You will require paying clients to complete practical assessments, which must be sourced by yourself
  • If necessary model blocks may be used to assess the perming unit

  • Full hairdressing kit
  • Full uniform
  • Stationery to include files, dividers, pens, writing pad and USB stick

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

Progression on to Level 3 Hairdressing.

How much does the course cost?

This course costs £1200. This course may be FREE to study depending on your circumstances – please see the drop-down option below for more details.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

You may not have to pay for this course if you are employed but earn below £21,255 a year, or if you receive Job Seekers Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit. If you are unemployed, actively seeking employment and receive Council Tax Benefit, Housing Benefit, Income Support or WFTC then you may also receive funding for this course. You will need to provide evidence of your eligibility which will be checked at enrolment.

This course is funded by South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) and/or West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA). You must be living in the South or West Yorkshire regions to qualify for funding.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Hairdressing Level 2 Diploma Part-time

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