|VTCT Product Code: AB20448||GLH: 352 - 442||Age Restriction: 16|
|Qualification Number: 600/8483/2||Units: 11 - 30||Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2020|
|Level: 2||Minimum Credits: 51|
Who is this qualification for?
The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Personal Development for Beauty, Nails and Spa Therapy has been specifically designed to enable you to gain skills and knowledge for both personal development and career advancement. This qualification is an enrichment qualification and should be taken in addition to a Level 2 qualification in beauty therapy, nails services or spa therapy. This qualification will enhance progression opportunities from other Level 2 qualifications directly into employment or to further study at Level 3. Units in this qualification have been mapped to the relevant NOS (where applicable). This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.
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
Why is this qualification most suitable?
This VTCT qualification encompasses practical units in beauty therapy, nails and spa therapy at Level 2 as well as areas for personal development. This qualification will qualify learners to become a junior beautician/beauty specialist/ spa therapist or nail technician, it allows learners to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients.
What does this qualification cover?
This qualification has been specifically designed for the 16-19 age groups, and will develop the knowledge skills to prepare learners for employment as a junior beautician/beauty specialist/ spa therapist or nail technician. Learners will have their beauty therapy skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.
Personal development encompasses all types of learning opportunities including formal coursework, and informal learning such as conferences and attendance at exhibitions. Through this qualification you will gain valuable employability skills such as performance improvement, retail selling and work-based experience, which will enhance the practical and technical skills required for a career in beauty related industries.
Learners will further develop their understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: make-up application, removing hair using waxing techniques, eyelash perming, ear piercing , nail art techniques, head massage, skin tanning, basic reflexology and aromatherapy and healthy eating, - the full list of optional units is presented in the learners Record of Assessment book (ROA) (specification). This structure of this qualification provides learners with the flexibility to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills depending upon their designated career pathway as a junior beautician/beauty specialist/ spa therapist or nail technician.
What could this qualification lead to?
This qualification is an enrichment qualification and should be taken in addition to a Level 2
qualification in beauty therapy, nails services or spa therapy.
This qualification will enhance progression opportunities from other Level 2 qualifications
directly into employment or to further study at Level 3.
Career opportunities exist in a variety of contexts as a junior beautician / beauty specialist/ spa therapist or nail technician, including:
- Working in commercial beauty salons/ nail bars/spas
- Working in a retail concession in a department store
- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
While this qualification's primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a junior beautician/beauty specialist, learners may choose to develop their skills further by undertaking vocational qualifications in beauty therapy at Level 2 or 3, these include:
- VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General
- VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Make-Up
- VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services
- VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services
- VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General
- VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Spa route
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies
Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 9 components and earn a minimum of 23 credits.
|Unit Code||Unit Ref||Unit Title||Level||Credits||GLH|
|UV11461||F/600/7804||Valuing equality and diversity||1||2||16|
|UV21456||J/600/3723||Improving Own Performance||2||2||16|
|UV21457||D/602/5937||Career development and employability||2||1||87|
|UV21458||T/600/3250||Investigating a vocational area||2||2||16|
|UV21459||Y/504/1608||Work based experience||2||6||60|
|UV21460||M/503/1568||Promoting yourself and preparing for a job interview||2||3||20|
|UV21463||A/502/5806||Understanding the retail selling process||2||2||15|
|UV21464||R/504/1610||Provide information and advice to customers in a salon environment||2||3||25|
Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 2 components and earn a minimum of 28 credits.
|Unit Code||Unit Ref||Unit Title||Level||Credits||GLH|
|UV10346||L/502/3980||The art of photographic make-up||2||5||30|
|UV20398||A/601/3987||Provide facial skincare||2||7||56|
|UV20399||M/601/3937||Provide and maintain nail enhancement||2||7||46|
|UV20418||J/601/3555||Remove hair using waxing techniques||2||6||57|
|UV20419||F/601/3554||Provide eyelash and brow treatments||2||4||36|
|UV20420||H/601/3563||Apply skin tanning techniques||2||4||30|
|UV20421||A/601/3567||Facial care for men||2||4||30|
|UV20422||K/601/3564||Shaping and colouring eyebrows||2||4||30|
|UV20438||L/601/4223||Instruction on make-up application||2||5||34|
|UV20439||F/601/5482||Provide ear piercing||2||2||17|
|UV20442||D/601/5487||Provide threading services for hair removal||2||4||29|
|UV20470||T/601/4569||Provide manicure treatments||2||5||48|
|UV20471||R/601/4448||Provide pedicure treatments||2||5||48|
|UV20472||L/601/4450||Provide nail art||2||3||24|
|UV20473||H/601/5877||Provide eyelash perming||2||2||20|
|UV21295||H/503/7738||Provide basic massage therapy techniques for complementary therapies||2||14||80|
|UV21296||A/503/7745||Provide basic aromatherapy techniques using pre-blended oils||2||14||80|
|UV21297||D/503/7656||Provide basic reflexology techniques||2||14||80|
|UV21298||M/504/0318||Introduction to healthy eating and well being for the complementary therapy client||2||5||30|
*For full details of the Rules of Combination for this qualification please see the Qualification Specification/Record of Assessment book.
*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.
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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.
|Newbury College||01635 584500||Visit website||Berkshire - West Berkshire|
|Acacia Training TA International School of beauty Therapy - Nantwich||01270 626236||Visit website||Cheshire - Cheshire East|
|Mid-Kent College - Maidstone Campus||01634 383447||Visit website||Kent|
|Fami Hair and Beauty Institute||020 8518 1688||Visit website||London - Redbridge|
|Blackburne House||0151 709 4356||Visit website||Merseyside - Liverpool|
|The White Rose School of Health and Beauty||01484 510625||Visit website||West Yorkshire - Kirklees|
|Leeds City College - The Printworks Campus||0113 284 6362||Visit website||West Yorkshire - Leeds|
|Amani International Training Academy||+27 11 268 2060||Visit website||South Africa|