Hairdressing City and Guilds - Progression Pathway to Level 3

Retail and Commercial Enterprise

Retail and Commercial Enterprise
Retail and Commercial Enterprise
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code Hairdressing
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


Summary of skills students gain by studying this subject

Students will gain a wide range of skills whilst studying this course, such as communication, time management, teamwork, social skills, literacy and numeracy, objectivity, work experience, patience, resilience, compassion, enthusiasm, building positive relationships and promoting independence in themselves.


Potential Topics that will be studied

During this course you will look at the hair industry, promoting a professional image, health and safety, communication, consultation and salon based learning. Practical skills will cover shampooing and conditioning hair, styling and finishing, plaiting and twisting, colouring and cutting.

Work based learning

Students will be expected to attend salon based learning at local salons within either hairdressing or beauty.

How will it be delivered?


Assessment will take place through a range of online open and closed book exams. Practical assessments will be completed within a commercial working salon.

Entry requirements

Additional Course Entry Requirements

Students will need to display competence in all areas of theory and practical lessons. Creativity and flair are a benefit within this qualification.

Your next steps...

Progression and career opportunities

Level 2 courses will be able to progress onto Level 3 City and Guilds.

Students can progress to a wide variety of job roles: Career opportunities include salon work, retail, theatre and television and cruise ships.