Level 2 Apprenticeship in Hairdressing

Why not come to Lincoln College to enhance your artistic flair in hairdressing. We have supportive, well skilled lecturers to further your career. For where to find current local salons vacancies see 'course description' section below.

Level: 2

Duration: One day per week on day release from salon over two years.

Venues: Lincoln

Course Code: .

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Course description

For current salons vacancies and how to apply visit here - closing date for most is 26 June - don't miss out!

This programme will provide the skills which will enable students to move into industry and become junior stylists.

The programme focuses on units of study which include:

  • Make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
  • Give clients a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
  • Advise and consult with clients
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
  • Change hair colour
  • Style and finish hair
  • Set and dress hair
  • Cut hair using basic techniques
  • Full salon reception duties
  • Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work  

All students must comply with Lincoln College salon regulations regarding the wearing of appropriate dress in the Hair & Beauty salons. The dress code for hair students is black trousers, black tunic and black shoes.

Entry requirements

Entry Age 16+ It is advisable for students to have a GCSE in English Language, grade C or above, a minimum of 2 other D grades and a suitable salon placement. Selection is subject to satisfactory interview, school report and character reference.

Supplier details and order forms for uniform will be sent to students as part of the enrolment process.

Progress & Assessment

Your progress will be continually assessed through a series of written and practical activities.  There will be an element of external testing.

All apprentices will also follow a functional skills programme of Maths and English, Level 2 Award in Employment and Personal Learning at Work and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

On successful completion of the programme, students can progress to the Diploma in Hairdressing Level 3.


Students aged 16-18

This course is funded by government for those aged 16-18 and is therefore free.
If you have lived in the EU for less than 3 years, or live outside of the EU, please contact 01522 876274 or email enquiries@lincolncollege.ac.uk as you may be asked to pay a fee.

Students aged 19-23 years
The cost of this course is £250.00 
This course is subsidised by the government.  You may be entitled to a discount for this course dependent upon your circumstances.

Students aged 24+ years
The cost of this course is £250.00 

You can find out more about the financial support available at the College at www.lincolncollege.ac.uk/support/money-matters

Further Information

Contact name:

Barbara Asquith

Contact school:

Employer Provision

Contact number:

0845 270 7227