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Hair and Beauty

Hair and Beauty: Intent, Implementation and Impact


VTCT Level 1 Award in an introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (QCF)

We are now offering a VTCT Level 1 Award in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (QCF).

This qualification has been specifically designed to develop practical skills and will provide a foundation for further learning. It will enable the student to perform their own services and assist others in a salon.

The course will cover theoretical units such as, an introduction to the hair and beauty industry, and how to present a professional image in a salon. Practical units will be embedded throughout the one year course, covering subjects such as, shampooing and conditioning hair, styling women’s hair, and styling men’s hair.

Further Level 1 Beauty Therapy courses are available covering practical elements such as manicure, make-up and skin care.

VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy has been accredited by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and is part of the National Qualification Framework. The qualification counts towards the education League Tables and is the equivalent of a GCSE.
This qualification has been designed for students to develop a broad and comprehensive understanding of the hair and beauty sector, a significant core knowledge which expands the entire vocational sector and related industries. It encourages students to develop academic and study skills that will support progression within the hair and beauty sector and more broadly.
Alongside the theoretical aspects of  hair and beauty students will have the opportunity to complete a full practical enrichment program to include shampooing hair, hair styling, the application of make-up and facial skin care.


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