• 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:Duration:Level:Course location:Course Type:
08/09/20201 Year3City CampusFull-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

This course is for people looking to progress from and NVQ Level 2 hairdressing or barbering course or are a fully qualified stylist wishing to move onto the next level.

A minimum of two GCSEs at grade 4 including English Language and preferably maths. You will also be required to complete a skills assessment at the start of the course.

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+2700.00*You will need to provide your own stationery. You will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

The course is taught using both practical and theoretical methods in the classroom and in our dedicated training and commercial salons. You will attend a compulsory salon placement one day per week as part of the course.

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?

After successfully completing the course you will be able to look for work in the industry or work towards the NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Barbering.

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.