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Hairdressing and Barbering Study Programme

This Study Programme will help you to prepare for a career in hairdressing.
Up to Level 2
Various locations in Greater Manchester

Do you have a creative flair and a keen interest in working in the hairdressing industry? This course is for individuals who would like to gain a qualification in hairdressing. We have professional staff with solid industry experience on-hand and a personal tutor to support you throughout your qualification.

Your Study Programme will be tailored to meet your needs and will include a Hairdressing and Barbering qualification plus a combination of qualifications which can include Essential Digital Skills, Employability Skills, Health and Safety and Maths and English (if needed). You will also be given the opportunity to complete a work placement/work experience whilst studying with us.

This course is available at the following Training Centres:

  • Tameside - up to Level 2
  • Longsight - Level 1 only

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What will I study on the course?

You will learn different aspects of the hairdressing trade such as:

  • Blow drying
  • Shampoo and conditioning
  • Plaiting and twisting hair
  • Assisting with colouring
  • Customer care and reception


What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal grade requirements.

Will I receive an allowance?

Yes, you will receive an allowance of up to £50 per week.

What will I achieve?

On successful completion, you will achieve either an NVQ Level 1 or 2 in Hairdressing and Barbering.


How much does the course cost?

The course is FREE for anyone aged 16-18.