Level 2 Hair & Beauty Course in Chatham | Nacro Education

Hair & Beauty Level 2

Course code: C003156

Course overview

If you like the sound of working in a hair salon or beauty spa, why not try one of our hair and beauty courses? At Nacro Education, learning is done in small, practical groups and informal workshops that feel just like the real thing. So, you will get plenty of salon-style experience.

What will I learn?

This course will involve a lot of practical work to prepare you for employment in the hairdressing industry. You will learn to style and finish hair and how to advise and consult with clients.


There are a range of units which include:

• Working in the hair industry
• Follow health & safety in salon
• Client consultation
• Shampoo & condition the hair and scalp
• The art of dressing hair
• The art of colouring air
• Create a hair and beauty image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector.


You will be required to complete a range of written assignments. You will also be required to demonstrate some skills using a model/client whilst being observed by your tutor.

Work experience

You will do at least two weeks of work experience to support your studies, gain experience and potentially develop contacts with future employers. Our team will help you secure a work placement and will provide you with everything required for you to attend your placement.

Enrichment opportunities

There are a variety of enrichment opportunities on offer throughout the year, including trips and external visits.

Career and progression

Successful completion of the course should enable you to apply for general employment in hairdressing salons or progress to a Level 3 course or Apprenticeship in Hairdressing.

What makes our Get Set! courses different?

Each Get Set! course at Nacro Chatham Education Centre is designed to accelerate your learning and enable you to identify and make progress towards your aspirations. We combine vocational learning with essential English and mathematics qualifications, enriching experiences and workplace encounters to equip you for career success.

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Our Hair and Beauty Level 2 course at Chatham has been crafted to enable you to:

  • Develop industry-specific skills through hands on vocational training.
  • Improve your English, maths, and digital literacy to strengthen your foundations for work and life*.
  • Participate in a range of work experience and employment opportunities to gain insight and additional knowledge.
  • Gain vital skills for the workplace including communication, problem solving, teamworking, interview practice and CV writing.
  • Participate in a range of activities, opportunities, team collaboration challenges and educational site visits that enable personal development through real experiences.

*GCSE/Functional Skills English and maths are only required if you haven’t already gained a level 4 or above.

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