• LevelLevel 2
  • Age group16-18
  • Duration34 weeks
  • Awarding bodyCity & Guilds


The aim of the course is to prepare you for industry teaching you the basic colouring and perming skills needed to work in a hairdressing salon.

You will require a level 2 technical certificate in cutting and styling. The course covers 4 Units:

  • Principles and practices of hairdressing and barbering services 
  • Colour and lighten hair 
  • Styling and finishing services
  • Perm and neutralise hair

You will be expected to complete an English or math’s qualification up to grade ‘C’ GCSE within your timetable if not already achieved.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

4 days between 9-6pm

Entry requirements

3 GCSE's 9-3 (A-D) including English.

You will be assessed through a theory exam and practical asssesment.

You can progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Haidressing or a Level 3 Apprenticeship

You will not have to pay Tuition Fees if you are under 19 on 31 August in the year of your entry to the course. You must also satisfy UK / EEA residency rules. If you are over 19 or have any questions regarding residency rules, please contact (01642) 333587.

Kit- estimated around £100

Uniform- £21.60

Please click the apply now button at the top of this page which will take you to an application form, or you can download a full time course application here and print it out, complete the form and send it to the College. If you have any queries with regards to your application or you would like further information and support, please contact our Admissions Team on (01642) 333601. Or if you have any enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.