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LCBT's Level 2 Diploma in Women's and Men's Hairdressing for ages 16-18 and adults is fast moving, imaginative and fun. It is suitable for practically minded individuals who have a creative flair, a lively personality and a genuine interest in people. This full time course is challenging and varied and will enable students to enter the world of fashion cutting, styling and colouring on both Ladies and Gents, developing a range of complex hairdressing skills.

This course is the best way to start your career in the Hairdressing industry.

You will be provided with a uniform to wear whilst you are at college and a hairdressing kit that you will own to support you completing your practical treatments and to be used personally.


  • Introducation to Beauty & Hair
  • Cutting Women’s and Men’s hair
  • Colouring and Lightening hair
  • The Art of Dressing Hair & Hair Consultation
  • Styling men’s hair
  • Shampoo / Condition Hair
  • Create an Image
  • Plaiting and twisting hair*
  • Scalp massage services*

Additionally you will learn about client care, communication health & safety in the workplace and the promotion of products and services to clients. 

*As part of your course you may need to complete Functional Skills or GCSEs in English and/or Maths. If you do need to complete English or Maths you will complete the Plaiting/ twisting hair unit and/or Scalp massage services. If you need to complete English and Maths the Plaiting/Twisting/Scalp massage unit won’t form part of your qualification.


A good level of English, successful interview and initial assessment. Potential learners need to be able to demonstrate dedication and commitment to learning and have aspirations to work and progress into the industry.

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