CITY & GUILDS International Qualifications

The City & Guilds international qualification is specifically geared for the international marketplace to measure the knowledge and practical skills of learners. Qualifications are available at three levels: Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma.

Level 2 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing

HBP 002

The City & Guilds Certificate in Hairdressing is a UK-based programme which enjoys international recognition. This part-time programme will be delivered over three semesters in both practical and traditional classroom settings. The programme is suited for people who are new to the profession and those currently working in the profession who require certification.

* Starter Kit Fee: $500. This is a one time fee payable at the Bermuda College bookstore.
NOTE: The fees above represent payment for the current semester. This is a three-semester programme. Each semester the fee is $1,725. 


Entry Requirements

Applicants will be assessed by the College Placement Test (CPT). Students who possess a high school diploma or higher are exempt from the CPT assessment.


  • Working in the hair industry
  • Follow health and safety in the salon
  • Client consultation for hair services
  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • Promote products and services to clients in a salon
  • Cut, style, colour, perm and neutralise hair
  • The Art of Dressing hair
  • Style and Finish African Type hair
  • Relax African Type hair
  • Open salon services


Curriculum Topics Per Semester

First Semester

Introduction to Hairdressing - HBP 002 A1
Health and Safety
Working Relationships
Client Consultations
Preparing the Work
Shampoo, Blow Dry, Cutting


Second Semester

Hair Care - HBP 003 A1


Third Semester

Practicum - HBP 004 A1
Open Salon Services

Application & Registration Process

Complete the Bermuda College PACE Application form and submit it to the Student Enrolment, Registration and Records Department located on the second floor of the College Centre.
For further information please contact 236-9000 x4117 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.