Grade 2 Hair Dressing

Grade 2 Hair Dressing (GHD2) is offered as a GRADE 2 course examined by NITA. A certificate of completion is issues upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirements

A PASS in Grade III

Duration: 6 Months

Delivery Method: Both Online & Physical

Fee Structure

Course Fee Breakdown

Trimester 1Trimester 2
Registration FeeKES 1,000.00
Course ManualKES 1,000.00
Student IDKES 250.00
Polo T-ShirtKES 800.00
Maintenance FeeKES 500.00
Student InsuranceKES 500.00
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 15,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Cosmetology ApronKES 750.00
Material FeeKES 2,000.00
Total: KES 23,800.00
Registration Fee-
Course Manual-
Student ID-
Polo T-Shirt-
Maintenance Fee-
Student Insurance-
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 15,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Cosmetology Apron-
Material FeeKES 2,000.00
Total: KES 19,000.00

Other Mandatory Course Requirements

The following are mandatory requirements needed upon admission:

  • Photocopy of KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  • Photocopy of National ID Card
  • Photocopy of Birth certificate
  • 6 A4 sized books
  • A minimum 3 ballpoint pens
  • A smart phone is greatly necessary

Course Units/Overview

Below is a breakdown of the units trained under this course

Trimester 1
GHD2101_1Salon Health And Safety Procedures
GHD2101_2Permanent Hair Waving
GHD2102_1Thermal Styling
Trimester 2
GHD2103_1Chemical Relaxing
GHD2103_2Working Effectively With Others

Course Description

Grade 2 in Hairdressing is a very exciting course best trained at Uwezo College. This dynamic 6-month program, examinable by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA), is crafted for those who have successfully completed Grade 3 in Hairdressing. This requirement ensures that students entering the program have a foundational understanding of basic hairstyling concepts. Dive deeper into the art and science of hairstyling, exploring advanced techniques that set the stage for a flourishing career in the vibrant beauty industry. 

Course Structure:

Grade 2 in Hairdressing delves into advanced training areas, building upon the skills acquired in Grade 3. Key areas of focus include:

  • Salon Health and Safety Procedures: Revisit and reinforce crucial safety protocols to maintain a healthy salon environment.
  • Permanent Hair Waving: Master the art of creating lasting waves and curls for diverse hairstyles.
  • Thermal Styling: Explore advanced techniques using heat tools for precision styling.
  • Weaving: Enhance skills in weaving techniques, catering to varied client preferences.
  • Chemical Hair Relaxing: Gain expertise in chemical hair relaxing procedures, ensuring safe and effective applications.
  • Working Effectively with Others: Continue to develop teamwork and interpersonal skills vital for a collaborative salon setting.

Skills and Competencies:

Upon completing Grade 2 in Hairdressing, students will acquire advanced skills and competencies, including:

  • Proficiency in permanent hair waving and thermal styling techniques.
  • Mastery of advanced weaving and chemical hair relaxing procedures.
  • Enhanced knowledge of salon health and safety measures.
  • Continued development of effective teamwork and communication skills.

Why Study at Uwezo College

Uwezo College is your ideal choice for quality education and career success. With full licensing from TVET, serving as an examination centre for KNEC and NITA, and being an approved training centre for KASNEB courses, we offer the most comprehensive and accredited education. Our track record of producing top-performing graduates who excel in the job market sets us apart. When you choose Uwezo College, you're making a commitment to your future, ensuring you receive the finest education, expert guidance, and a competitive edge in today's competitive job market. Join us and secure your path to success.

The following are reasons why you should make Uwezo College as the choice for your studies:

  • We are a TVET Technical and Business College fully registered with the Ministry of Education
  • We provide a serene learning environment and fully equiped workshops
  • We have qualified, competent and committed lecturers
  • Guaranteed attachment
  • We provide bursaries to the extremely needy students
  • We have free high speed Internet connectivity to our students
  • Affordable fees
  • We have clean and spacious hostels
  • We provide job linkages

Career Opportunities:

Graduates of Grade 2 in Hairdressing can explore a variety of specialized roles in the beauty and hairstyling industry, including:

  • Senior Hairstylist
  • Salon Manager
  • Specialist in Thermal Styling
  • Chemical Hair Relaxing Technician

Continue your journey in the world of hairstyling with Grade 2 at Uwezo College, where excellence meets innovation. Build upon your foundational skills and open doors to exciting possibilities in the dynamic beauty industry.

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What are the requirements for registration/admission as a student?

  1. KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  2. National ID Card or Birth certificate
  3. 2 Passport size photographs
  4. Registration Fee
  5. Student ID Fee
  6. Maintenance Fee
  7. Material Fee(where applicable)
  8. Polo T-Shirt fee
  9. Insurance Fee
  10. Student's handbook fee

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