Refresher course for Hairdressers (Colouring)

Qualification: College Certificate
Level 2

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About this course

This short, part-time course is ideal if you want to refresh or update your knowledge and skills in colouring hair. It is the perfect building block to becoming a skilled and competent colourist.

Content of the refresher course may vary, depending on the level of your previous experience and confidence. An initial assessment will be carried out to determine your individual training requirements.

If you have any questions about this course, please contact us.

Tel: 023 8048 4848

What you will learn

This inspiring introduction to the world of colour looks at identifying your client’s colour potential, and selecting the right shade to give them the perfect colour result. The course will cover the following elements:

  • Consultation and after care advice
  • Health and safety
  • Basic colour correction techniques
  • Foiling weaving and slicing techniques
  • Full head and re-growth colouring
  • Fashion techniques

This knowledge teamed with an insight into the Matrix colour range will add skills and earning potential.



Training at City College will give you a huge advantage as you will learn in our purpose built hair salons, Kudos. You will learn with industry standard equipment working under supervision with real, paying clients to give you a wealth of experience.

Entry requirements
  • NVQ Level 1 or 2 in Hairdressing, or
  • 3 years’ experience in colouring techniques i.e. foiling, weaving colour application
  • Good standard of English - students with English as a second language are required to have ESOL Level 1
  • A good standard of physical health is required as hairdressing is often physically demanding and is not suitable for some skin conditions

You will be required to attend a short interview at the College prior to enrolling onto the course.

Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
25/01/22 17:00 - 21:00 (Tuesday) 12 weeks Main campus £395
What next?
  • Level 3 Hairdressing
  • Work in a commercial salon
  • Work on a cruise ship
  • Mobile hairdresser
Additional information

You will require a hairdressing kit for the practical assessments and due to health and safety regulations, you will be required to wear a uniform of a black top, black trousers and black closed in toed shoes. The cost will be discussed with you at the interview.

Consumables of £30 will have to be paid at the first session of the course.

You will also be required to find models for your practical assessments, who will be expected to contribute to the cost of consumables.



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