Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AB10243 GLH: 353 Age Restriction: 13
Qualification Number: 600/1647/4 Units: 13 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2018
Level: 1 Minimum Credits: 40

Additional Information

Who is this qualification for?


The VTCT Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a qualification that has been specifically designed to introduce you to practical beauty therapy skills. This qualification has been designed for the 14-16 age groups, and will develop the knowledge skills to prepare learners for further study. Learners will have their beauty therapy skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.

The purpose of this qualification is develop your skills in beauty therapy and will provide you with the foundation for further learning. It will also enable you to perform your own basic services and to assist others in the salon.

Why is this qualification most suitable?


This qualification will prepare learners to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients. This qualification offers a wide range of mandatory and optional units designed to introduce learners to beauty therapy treatments in preparation for further study at level 2.

What does this qualification cover?


This qualification will enable you to improving the appearance of the hands and feet with basic manicure and pedicure techniques, you will also learn how to provide relaxing head massage treatments, cleansing, toning and moisturising treatments, and you will learn how to give advice on skin care, and basic day make-up application.

To further enhance your skills you will also cover artistic and creative elements on your course such as nail art, themed face painting and photographic make-up.

To underpin this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety and you will also develop an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the skills required to support you in the beauty therapy industry such as salon reception duties, retail displays and working with others.

What could this qualification lead to?


This qualification will prepare you for further study at level 2 and you may choose to develop your skills in a specialist pathway by undertaking vocational qualifications in beauty therapy at Level 2 such as:

VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services
VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Make-Up)
VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques
VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies
VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up



Qualification Structure

Mandatory Group - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 13 components and earn a minimum of 40 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UV10343 R/502/3981 Introduction to the hair and beauty sector 1 3 25
UV10344 Y/502/3982 Presenting a professional image in a salon 1 3 25
UV10346 L/502/3980 The art of photographic make-up 2 5 30
UV10416 R/601/3557 Providing basic manicure treatment 1 3 30
UV10417 L/601/3556 Providing basic pedicure treatment 1 3 30
UV10477 A/600/6327 Follow health and safety in the salon 1 3 22
UV10478 H/600/6323 Working with others in the hair and beauty sector 1 2 19
UV10479 Y/600/4875 Create a hair and beauty image 1 3 30
UV10481 R/600/6334 Salon reception duties 1 3 22
UV30333 K/502/3470 Nail art application 1 3 30
UV30335 Y/502/3464 Skin care Entry 3 3 30
UV30339 J/502/3797 Basic make-up application 1 3 30
UV30340 L/502/3803 Themed face painting 1 3 30

*For full details of the Rules of Combination for this qualification please see the Qualification Specification/Record of Assessment book.

Documents


*To find specifications for individual units, click on the "Structure" tab of your chosen qualification, select the unit code in the left hand column and on the new page click on the "Download unit book" tab under the unit title.

Centres approved to run this qualification

VTCT accredits centres to offer our qualifications, but cannot advise which centres are running particular courses at any time. Please contact the centre directly to find out if they currently offering your chosen qualification.

NB: The location displayed for each centre is based upon the centre's main address. The location displayed is not necessarily the only location that the centre can deliver VTCT qualifications from. For further information on a centre's delivery capabilities please select the centre's website address.

Centre Name Telephone Website Location
Central Bedfordshire College - Dunstable Campus 01582 477776 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
Barnfield College 01582 569500 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Bedfordshire Beauty Academy 01582 451582 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Newbury College 01635 584500 Visit website Berkshire - West Berkshire
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Filton Campus 0117 909 2357 Visit website Bristol, City of
Aylesbury College 01296 588588 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Sir William Ramsay School 01494 815211 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes College 01908 637238 Visit website Buckinghamshire - Milton Keynes
The College of West Anglia - Isle Campus 01945 582561 Visit website Cambridgeshire
Peterborough Regional College 0845 872 8722 Visit website Cambridgeshire - Peterborough
Queen Katharine Academy 01733 383888 Visit website Cambridgeshire - Peterborough
Stanground Academy 01733 821430 Visit website Cambridgeshire - Peterborough
South Cheshire College 01270 654654 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Truro College 01872 267000 Visit website Cornwall
Carlisle College 01228 822700 Visit website Cumbria
Kendal College 01539 814620 Visit website Cumbria
Chesterfield College 01246 500500 Visit website Derbyshire
Pro Beauty Academy 07472 903569 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
The Kingsmead School 07812 300451 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
Newton Abbot College 01626 883192 Visit website Devon
South Devon College 01803 540485 Visit website Devon - Torbay
Weymouth College 01305 761100 Visit website Dorset
Darlington College 01325 503072 Visit website Durham - Darlington
Hartlepool College of Further Education 01429 295111 Visit website Durham - Hartlepool
Stockton Riverside College 01642 865400 Visit website Durham - Stockton-on-Tees
Sussex Coast College Hastings 01424 458395 Visit website East Sussex
Sussex Downs College - Eastbourne Campus 0303 003 9300 Visit website East Sussex
Greater Brighton Metropolitan College 01273 667788 Visit website East Sussex - Brighton and Hove
Essex Learning Station 07957 425773 Visit website Essex
Lee Stafford Hair and Beauty Academy - Chelmsford College 01245 265611 Visit website Essex
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - Basildon Campus 0845 521 2345 Visit website Essex
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - Southend Campus 0845 521 2345 Visit website Essex - Southend-on-Sea
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - Thurrock Campus 0845 521 2345 Visit website Essex - Thurrock
Bridge Training 01452 411112 Visit website Gloucestershire
II Intuitive 01594 846293 Visit website Gloucestershire
Newall Green High School - Sixth Form Centre 0161 234 4654 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Vita Skills Limited 0161 222 9640 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Stockport College 0161 296 5000 Visit website Greater Manchester - Stockport
Wigan and Leigh College 01942 761600 Visit website Greater Manchester - Wigan
Farnborough College of Technology 01252 407208 Visit website Hampshire
Havant & South Downs College 023 9279 7995 Visit website Hampshire
The Academy of Beauty Therapy 01962 733352 Visit website Hampshire
Highbury College 023 9238 3131 Visit website Hampshire - Portsmouth
Mount Grace School 07976 588212 Visit website Hertfordshire
Oaklands College 01727 737000 Visit website Hertfordshire
The Shire Beauty Training Group 07985 229662 Visit website Hertfordshire
The Isle of Wight College 01983 526631 Visit website Isle of Wight
East Kent College 01843 605040 Visit website Kent
East Kent College - Dover 01304 244303 Visit website Kent
East Kent College - Folkestone 01303 858216 Visit website Kent
The Holmesdale School 01634 240416 Visit website Kent
The Malling School 01732 840995 Visit website Kent
The Towers School and 6th Form Centre 01233 653531 Visit website Kent
Preston's College 01772 225001 Visit website Lancashire
Countesthorpe Leysland Community College 0116 277 1555 Visit website Leicestershire
Loughborough College 01509 215831 Visit website Leicestershire
Boston College 01205 365701 Visit website Lincolnshire
Boston College Spalding 01775 715880 Visit website Lincolnshire
Gainsborough College 01427 617471 Visit website Lincolnshire
Lincoln College 01522 876000 Visit website Lincolnshire
North Lindsey College 01724 281111 Visit website Lincolnshire - North Lincolnshire
Insights School and Skills Academy 020 8840 9099 Visit website London - Ealing
The Beauty Training Centre Ltd 07943 868678 Visit website London - Enfield
Shooters Hill Sixth Form College 0208 319 9700 Visit website London - Greenwich
Terri Brooke College 020 8850 1717 Visit website London - Greenwich
West London College 020 7565 1200 Visit website London - Hammersmith and Fulham
EstelWorld Beauty / Laser College 020 7254 4588 Visit website London - Haringey
Harrow College 020 8909 6451 Visit website London - Harrow
Adult and Community Education - London Borough of Hounslow 020 8583 6093 Visit website London - Hounslow
Lewisham Southwark College - Lewisham Campus 020 3757 3000 Visit website London - Lewisham
Nikki's Beauty Academy 020 8553 0868 Visit website London - Redbridge
Redbridge College 020 8548 7400 Visit website London - Redbridge
Sharllete Aesthetics 07853 396767 Visit website London - Redbridge
Waltham Forest College 020 8501 8120 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Knowsley Community College 0151 477 5850 Visit website Merseyside - Knowsley
Harmonize Academy 0151 203 1934 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Es Paradis College of Nails, Beauty Therapy & Hairdressing 07709 417132 Visit website Merseyside - St. Helens
St Helens College - Town Centre Campus 01744 733766 Visit website Merseyside - St. Helens
Beechwood Community Trust 0151 677 8008 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
Diss High School 01379 642424 Visit website Norfolk
Springwood High School 01553 773393 Visit website Norfolk
Stepping Stones Emporium 07887 486155 Visit website Norfolk
The College of West Anglia - King's Lynn Campus 01553 761144 Visit website Norfolk
Harrogate College 01423 879466 Visit website North Yorkshire
Tresham College - Kettering Campus 01536 413326 Visit website Northamptonshire
East Midlands Vocational Academy 01623 232789 Visit website Nottinghamshire
Newark College 01636 680680 Visit website Nottinghamshire
North Nottinghamshire College 01777 504504 Visit website Nottinghamshire
Vision West Notts College 01623 627191 Visit website Nottinghamshire
Buxton Training Academy 0115 967 6936 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
Abingdon and Witney College - Abingdon Campus 01235 216220 Visit website Oxfordshire
City of Oxford College part of Activate Learning 01865 550550 Visit website Oxfordshire
Yeovil College 01935 423921 Visit website Somerset
Weston College 01934 411411 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
Burton and South Derbyshire College 01283 494774 Visit website Staffordshire
Buxton and Leek College - Leek Campus 0800 074 0099 Visit website Staffordshire
Newcastle-under-Lyme College 01782 715111 Visit website Staffordshire
South Staffordshire College - Tamworth Campus 01827 310202 Visit website Staffordshire
Stoke on Trent College - Cauldon Campus 01782 208208 Visit website Staffordshire - Stoke-on-Trent
Lowestoft College 01502 525005 Visit website Suffolk
East Surrey College 01737 772611 Visit website Surrey
Boldon School 0191 536 2176 Visit website Tyne and Wear - South Tyneside
North Warwickshire and Hinckley College 024 7624 3000 Visit website Warwickshire
Highfield College 07846 474268 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
Laser Lounge Training College Limited 07403 307630 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
Dudley College of Technology 01384 363000 Visit website West Midlands - Dudley
Sandwell College of Further and Higher Education 0121 556 6000 Visit website West Midlands - Sandwell
Centre for Advanced Studies T/A City of London College - Birmingham 01922 277474 Visit website West Midlands - Walsall
London College of Excellence Training Limited 01922 277474 Visit website West Midlands - Walsall
Leeds City College - Keighley Campus 01535 685000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Kirklees College - Dewsbury Centre 01924 465916 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Kirklees College - Huddersfield Centre 01484 437000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Leeds City College - The Printworks Campus 0113 284 6362 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Wakefield College 01924 789789 Visit website West Yorkshire - Wakefield
Olive Training 01985 840093 Visit website Wiltshire
Swindon College 01793 491591 Visit website Wiltshire
Kidderminster College 01562 512022 Visit website Worcestershire
Guernsey College of Further Education 01481 737500 Visit website Guernsey
ISAS International Beauty School +91 7507985007 Visit website India
Centre De Formation Aroma +230 57357 972 Visit website Mauritius
Academy Hair and Beauty Training School - Belfast 028 9027 1931 Visit website Belfast
Academy Hair and Beauty Training School - Ballymena 028 9017 1932 Visit website Mid and East Antrim
Beautiko College (PTY) Ltd +27 12 362 6571 Visit website South Africa
Laureate Le Beauty Training +27 11 618 4623 Visit website South Africa
Bridgend College 01656 302302 Visit website Bridgend
Coleg Y Cymoedd - Ystrad Mynach 01443 816888 Visit website Cardiff
Coleg Sir Gar - Graig Campus 01554 748000 Visit website Carmarthenshire
Grwp Llandrillo Menai - Coleg Llandrillo 01492 546666 Visit website Conwy
Grwp Llandrillo Menai - Coleg Llandrillo, Rhyl 01745 354797 Visit website Denbighshire
Coleg Cambria - Deeside Campus 0300 303 0007 Visit website Flintshire
Grwp Llandrillo Menai - Coleg Meirion Dwyfor 01341 422827 Visit website Gwynedd
Utopia Academy 01834 860000 Visit website Pembrokeshire
NPTC Group - Brecon 0845 408 6400 Visit website Powys
Coleg y Cymoedd - Aberdare 01685 887500 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Coleg y Cymoedd - Nantgarw 01443 662800 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Coleg y Cymoedd - Rhondda 01443 663202 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Coleg Cambria - Yale Campus 01978 311794 Visit website Wrexham

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