• 98%

    of our students have progressed to a positive destination.

    Sunderland College destination data, 16-18 year olds, 2017/18 academic year.

  • 93%

    of our students agreed that the teaching on their course is good.

    Sunderland College On-programme Survey 2018

  • Free meals

    Eligible students may be entitled to bursaries and free meals.

Start Date:Level:Course location:Course Type:
20/10/20202City CampusFull-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

This is a nationally recognised qualification for those looking to commence a career in the hairdressing industry UK or nationally or for those wishing to progress from Level 1 in a related subject area.

A minimum of two GCSE grade D’s including English Language or Hairdressing Level 1.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
16-18FREEYou will need to provide your own stationery. You will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery. You will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

Assessment is undertaken through observed practical tasks within our training/commercial salons. You will practice techniques on other students in the class.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skill

Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

Your Curriculum Team

Deborah Simpson

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What’s next?

You could progress onto NVQ Level 2/Level 3 Hairdressing or career opportunities include, Employment in a Hairdressing salon, Working on a Cruise Liner, Opening your own business and Teaching hairdressing. (Progression to NVQ Level 2/Level 3 will require you to have excellent attendance, behaviour and timekeeping)

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.