Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AB20118 GLH: 175 Age Restriction: 14
Qualification Number: 500/9035/5 Units: 6 - 7 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2018
Level: 2 Minimum Credits: 21

Additional Information

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)


The minimum guided learning hours (GLH) to achieve this qualification is 175 GLH.

Primary outcome


The primary outcome of the VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Cosmetic Make-up is to prepare you to enter the specific sector of beauty therapy as a junior make-up consultant. All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of a junior make-up consultant.

Overview


The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Cosmetic Make-up is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a junior make-up consultant. This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a junior make-up consultant, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 1 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.

This is a vocational qualification which includes all the elements to work effectively as a junior make-up consultant including mandatory units covering the following: applying make-up, instruction on make-up application and how to provide eyelash and eyebrow treatments.

To further enhance your practical skills you will have the opportunity to choose from the following practical units: provide eyelash perming and, how to display retail stock to promote sales in the salon.

You will also develop a sound knowledge of health and safety practice in a salon environment, and learn how to promote client care and communication in beauty related industries. The structure of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career as a junior make-up consultant.

Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of the skin, health and safety, client care and cosmetic products. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the skin and apply a variety of make-up products using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

What could this qualification lead to?


This qualification will prepare you for employment as a junior make-up consultant. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a junior make-up consultant. Career opportunities as a junior make-up consultant exist in a variety of contexts, including:

- Working in a retail concession in a department store
- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

This is the only VTCT qualification which will qualify you as a junior make-up consultant.

Whilst this qualification's primary purpose is to prepare you for employment as a junior cosmetic make-up consultant, you may choose to develop your skills further by undertaking qualifications in beauty therapy and related specialist areas, these include:

- Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Make-Up
- Level 3 Diploma in Make-up Artistry
- Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair and Media Make-Up

Who supports this qualification?


This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's leading professional association, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) as being fit for purpose for preparing you for a career as a junior make-up consultant. Holders of this qualification are eligible to become a professional member of BABTAC. Further information on BABTAC membership can be found here.



Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 5 components and earn a minimum of 19 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UV20419 F/601/3554 Provide eyelash and brow treatments 2 4 36
UV20437 J/601/4222 Apply make-up 2 5 41
UV20438 L/601/4223 Instruction on make-up application 2 5 34
UV20453 A/601/4458 Client care and communication in beauty-related industries 2 2 20
UV20483 R/600/8763 Follow health and safety practice in the salon 2 3 22

Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 1 components and earn a minimum of 2 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UV20473 H/601/5877 Provide eyelash perming 2 2 20
UV20490 J/600/8761 Display stock to promote sales in a salon 2 3 24

*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
SkinAstute Training Academy 07491 922445 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Beauty Workshop Training 0118 978 6900 Visit website Berkshire - Wokingham
City of Bristol College - Ashley Down Centre 0117 312 5000 Visit website Bristol, City of
Aylesbury College 01296 588588 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes College 01908 637238 Visit website Buckinghamshire - Milton Keynes
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
Macclesfield College 01625 410000 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
South Cheshire College 01270 654654 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
MelVicMakeup Academy Ltd 07816 224009 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
Bodmin College 01208 79220 Visit website Cornwall
Kendal College 01539 814620 Visit website Cumbria
Professional Therapy Training 01539 592963 Visit website Cumbria
Holistic Therapies Training 01237 423006 Visit website Devon
The Bournemouth and Poole College of FE 01202 205205 Visit website Dorset - Bournemouth
Darlington College 01325 503072 Visit website Durham - Darlington
3FIFTY3 Ltd 07498 403977 Visit website Durham - Stockton-on-Tees
SW Holistic Training 01702 520539 Visit website Essex - Southend-on-Sea
Hayden Health and Beauty Training Academy 0844 335 0152 Visit website Gloucestershire
II Intuitive 01594 846293 Visit website Gloucestershire
The Beauty Academy - Manchester 0845 601 8272 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Harpurhey Campus 0161 909 6655 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Moston Campus 0161 920 4414 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Northenden Campus 0161 614 8000 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Openshaw Campus 01785 774100 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The School of Nails and Make-up 0161 777 6926 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Eastleigh College 023 8091 1028 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
North Hertfordshire College - Hitchin Campus 01462 424242 Visit website Hertfordshire
West Herts College 01923 812500 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 - Folkestone 01303 858216 Visit website Kent
SB Hair and Beauty Academy Ltd 01732 842465 Visit website Kent
The Malling School 01732 840995 Visit website Kent
The Towers School and 6th Form Centre 01233 653531 Visit website Kent
Aesthetics Academy 01634 295700 Visit website Kent - Medway
Preston's College 01772 225001 Visit website Lancashire
Silk Powder 0116 270 7692 Visit website Leicestershire - Leicester
Boston College Spalding 01775 715880 Visit website Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire Beauty Therapy and Make-up Academy Ltd 07745 437513 Visit website Lincolnshire - North Lincolnshire
Excellence-Solutions Limited T/A Candor Professional Beauty Academy - Willesden 020 8004 8835 Visit website London - Brent
Felicity Natural Beauty LTD 020 8450 7326 Visit website London - Brent
TLT Academy Ltd 020 8462 3662 Visit website London - Bromley
Working Men's College - Studio 101 020 7255 4700 Visit website London - Camden
Genesis Beauty 07444 318125 Visit website London - Croydon
Serenity Beauty Academy by Klaudia Lucas 020 8575 5547 Visit website London - Ealing
The Beauty Training Centre Ltd 07943 868678 Visit website London - Enfield
West London College 020 7565 1200 Visit website London - Hammersmith and Fulham
Handz-on-Training, Therapy & Education Ltd 01708 452752 Visit website London - Havering
UK Beauty Schools Ltd - Essex 01708 369055 Visit website London - Havering
Centre for Advanced Studies T/A City of London College (London Bow Centre) 020 7247 2177 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
East London Beauty Academy 020 8981 2558 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
Excellence-Solutions Limited T/A Candor Professional Beauty Academy 0845 467 7754 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Excellence-Solutions Limited T/A Candor Professional Beauty Academy - Walthamstow 020 8004 8835 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service 020 8496 2974 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
South Thames College 020 8918 7702 Visit website London - Wandsworth
Chill Out Training and Enterprise Ltd 0151 548 7730 Visit website Merseyside - Knowsley
Knowsley Community College 0151 477 5850 Visit website Merseyside - Knowsley
Blackburne House 0151 709 4356 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
The City of Liverpool College 0151 252 1515 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Es Paradis College of Nails, Beauty Therapy & Hairdressing 07709 417132 Visit website Merseyside - St. Helens
LivAva Training Academy 0151 651 0101 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
Wirral Metropolitan College - Conway Park Campus 0151 551 7777 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
Harrogate College 01423 879466 Visit website North Yorkshire
Selby College 01757 211100 Visit website North Yorkshire
York College 01904 770200 Visit website North Yorkshire - York
Tresham College - Kettering Campus 01536 413326 Visit website Northamptonshire
City College Nottingham 0115 910 1455 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
Shrewsbury Colleges Group - Shrewsbury College of Arts & Technology 01743 342342 Visit website Shropshire
L&F Inspired Hair Academy Ltd 01278 765843 Visit website Somerset
Health Academics 01934 713625 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
Barnsley College 01226 216710 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
Syreeta's Make Up Academy 07908 253657 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
The Sheffield College 0114 260 2600 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
Buxton and Leek College - Leek Campus 0800 074 0099 Visit website Staffordshire
South Staffordshire College - Tamworth Campus 01827 310202 Visit website Staffordshire
Dynica Beauty Academy 01480 301427 Visit website Suffolk
bodyNsoul Beauty Salon & Training Centre 01276 36866 Visit website Surrey
Kingston College 020 8268 2550 Visit website Surrey
Omni Academy 01932 232322 Visit website Surrey
North Warwickshire and Hinckley College 024 7624 3000 Visit website Warwickshire
West Midlands Nail and Beauty Academy 0121 794 0612 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
Coventry College (City Campus) 024 76 932932 Visit website West Midlands - Coventry
Salma's Beauty Academy 01924 511336 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Olive Training 01985 840093 Visit website Wiltshire
Wiltshire School of Beauty and Holistic Therapy 01793 737733 Visit website Wiltshire - Swindon
Drift Away - Bewdley 07972 593065 Visit website Worcestershire
Guernsey College of Further Education 01481 737500 Visit website Guernsey
Attitude Hair and Beauty Academy +91 9888336444 Visit website India
Euro Chroma Institute of Cosmetology +91 1141615040 Visit website India
Sidri International Academy for Beauty and Health Sciences +91 8860333825 Visit website India
Sidri International Academy for Skin, Hair and Nutrition +91 7838963383 Visit website India
Gorey Institute of Beauty +353 53 943 0338 Visit website Ireland
Centre De Formation Aroma +230 57357 972 Visit website Mauritius
Celtine Beauty Training Academy +64 9 527 2851 Visit website New Zealand
H2O International Hair and Beauty Academy +34 96 646 1158 Visit website Spain
Cardiff and Vale College - City Centre Campus 029 2025 0450 Visit website Cardiff
Grwp Llandrillo Menai - Coleg Llandrillo 01492 546666 Visit website Conwy
Grwp Llandrillo Menai - Coleg Meirion Dwyfor 01341 422827 Visit website Gwynedd
Grwp Llandrillo Menai - Coleg Menai 01248 370125 Visit website Gwynedd
Neath Port Talbot College - Coleg Castell Nedd Port Talbot 01639 648200 Visit website Neath Port Talbot
NPTC Group - Brecon 0845 408 6400 Visit website Powys
NPTC Group - Newtown 0845 408 6200 Visit website Powys
The College Merthyr Tydfil 01685 726000 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
ULearn College 029 2111 1050 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Cardiff and Vale College - Barry Campus 01446 725000 Visit website Vale of Glamorgan
Coleg Cambria - Yale Campus 01978 311794 Visit website Wrexham

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