Hairdressing SVQ2

What is special about this course?

This course is designed for those who want to become a junior stylist at the end of this programme.  It is the perfect springboard for a future career in the industry.  During the year students will learn all aspects of salon work from styling to reception and health and safety skills.  Students are expected to learn independently and to undertake a work placement during the session. 

Entry requirements

Your personal statement should reflect your passion for the industry. Applicants should be effective communicators, have artistic flair and ability, good personal presentation, physical stamina and a high level of manual dexterity.

Students should ideally have completed the Introduction to Hairdressing SVQ1

Ideally applicants may have experience, knowledge and interest in hairdressing or hold 3 passes at General grade National 4 including English (preferable) and Art.

Students will need to attend an interview.

During the course candidates will learn;

  • styling techniques
  • long hair techniques
  • cutting
  • colouring
  • customer service

How will I study my course?

  • Work based
  • Day release
  • Block release

How long will my course last?

2 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus
    • Work Based

Start date

Rolling entry


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • SVQ 3 Hairdressing
  • Employment within the industry

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Hairdressing SVQ2

I want to start in 2018/19
I want to start in 2019/20

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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