Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AH10146 GLH: 196 - 198 Age Restriction: 14
Qualification Number: 500/7527/5 Units: 6 - 11 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2018
Level: 1 Minimum Credits: 20

Additional Information

Guided Learning Hours


The minimum guided learning hours (GLH) to achieve this qualification is 196 GLH.

Primary Outcome


The primary outcome of the VTCT Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Hairdressing and Barbering is to confirm your competence in the job role of assistant junior hairdresser or barber. All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of an assistant junior hairdresser or barber.

Overview


The VTCT Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Hairdressing and Barbering is a vocational qualification that will confirm your competence as an assistant junior hairdresser or barber. This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as an assistant junior hairdresser or barber, 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 an Entry level qualification in hairdressing and/or a successful skills test or interview.

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as an assistant junior hairdresser or barber including: shampooing and conditioning hair, preparing for hair services, preparing the work area, and assisting in the monitoring health and safety practices in the salon.

You will also develop your understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: assisting with salon reception duties, assisting with shaving services, assisting with blow-drying hair, assisting with hair colour services, assisting with perming services, assisting with plaiting and twisting hair, assisting with removing hair extensions. The structure of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career as an assistant junior hairdresser or barber.

Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of the anatomy of the hair, health and safety, client care and hair product knowledge. You will develop a range of technical assisting skills in hairdressing and barbering services. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients, when assisting with salon reception duties.

What could this qualification lead to?


This qualification will prepare you for employment as an assistant junior hairdresser or barber in a commercial hair salon.

Whilst the primary outcome of this qualification is to enable you to gain employment as an assistant junior hairdresser or barber in the hairdressing and barbering sector, you can also progress to the next level of learning via a range of vocational qualifications at level 2, these include:

- VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
- VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering
- VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing (Combined Hair Types)
- VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Womenís Hairdressing
- VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Menís Hairdressing

This is one of two VTCT certificates in hairdressing at Level 1. This is the only level 1 qualification in hairdressing that will confirm your competence for the job role of assistant junior hairdresser. This qualification requires you to work in a commercial salon whereby assessments must be carried out on real paying clients.

In contrast, the VTCT Level 1 Certificate in Hairdressing Studies has a purpose of preparing you to progress to the next level of vocational learning rather than confirming competence in a specific job role. The VTCT Level 1 Certificate in Hairdressing Studies allows you to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients.

Who supports this qualification?


This qualification is based on the hairdressing and barbering National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's professional register of hairdressers and barbers, the Hairdressing Council (HC) as being fit for purpose to confirm your competence as an assistant junior hairdresser or barber. Further information on the Hairdressing Council can be found here.



Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 4 components and earn a minimum of 14 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UG111G3 J/600/1258 Contribute to the development of effective working 1 4 40
UG31G20 A/601/5867 Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety 3 4 38
UN10GH1 A/600/1208 Shampoo and condition hair 1 4 40
UN10GH3 A/600/1273 Prepare for hair services and maintain work areas 1 2 20

Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 2 components and earn a minimum of 6 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UG111G2 F/600/1257 Assist with salon reception duties 1 4 38
UN10GB1 D/600/1041 Assist with shaving services 1 2 20
UN10GH2 J/600/0997 Blow dry hair 1 4 40
UN10GH4 R/600/1036 Assist with hair colour services 1 4 40
UN10GH5 J/600/1213 Assist with perming hair services 1 3 30
UN10GH6 Y/600/1037 Plait and twist hair using basic techniques 1 4 40
UN10GH7 T/600/1000 Remove hair extensions 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
Barnfield College 01582 569500 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Newbury College 01635 584500 Visit website Berkshire - West Berkshire
Broad St Academy 01275 810845 Visit website Bristol, City of
Aylesbury College 01296 588588 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes College 01908 637238 Visit website Buckinghamshire - Milton Keynes
Macclesfield College 01625 410000 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Total People Ltd 01606 734000 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Mid-Cheshire College 01606 74444 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire West and Chester
Mid-Cheshire College - Winsford Campus 01606 74444 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire West and Chester
Truro - Penwith College 01736 335000 Visit website Cornwall
Truro College 01872 267000 Visit website Cornwall
Grace-Leyland Education Ltd 01332 293303 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
KM Training Ltd 01332 343033 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
Newton Abbot College 01626 883192 Visit website Devon
Yeovil College - North Dorset Technical College 01747 856010 Visit website Dorset
Skills and Learning Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole 01202 262300 Visit website Dorset - Poole
A.L.D. Hairdressing Training Academy 0191 477 7764 Visit website Durham
Wolsingham School and Community College 01388 527302 Visit website Durham
Stockton Riverside College 01642 865400 Visit website Durham - Stockton-on-Tees
Partners 4 Training 01825 766060 Visit website East Sussex
Hayden Health and Beauty Training Academy 0844 335 0152 Visit website Gloucestershire
Newall Green High School - Sixth Form Centre 0161 234 4654 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Tyler Lee Hair Company 01942 206253 Visit website Greater Manchester - Wigan
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
Eastleigh College 023 8091 1028 Visit website Hampshire
Highbury College 023 9238 3131 Visit website Hampshire - Portsmouth
The Isle of Wight College 01983 526631 Visit website Isle of Wight
Canterbury College 01227 811111 Visit website Kent
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
Kim Heath Training Academy & Professional Hair Salon 07756 323457 Visit website Kent
The Malling School 01732 840995 Visit website Kent
The Towers School and 6th Form Centre 01233 653531 Visit website Kent
UK Beauty Schools Ltd - Kent 01634 827677 Visit website Kent - Medway
Carnforth High School 01524 732424 Visit website Lancashire
Preston's College 01772 225001 Visit website Lancashire
Brooksby Melton College 01664 850850 Visit website Leicestershire
Countesthorpe Leysland Community College 0116 277 1555 Visit website Leicestershire
Loughborough College 01509 215831 Visit website Leicestershire
New College Stamford 01780 484300 Visit website Lincolnshire
Ghost Academy 020 8592 8322 Visit website London - Barking and Dagenham
TLT Academy Ltd 020 8462 3662 Visit website London - Bromley
HOB Salons Apprentice Academy 020 3551 9009 Visit website London - Camden
The Hair Studio Academy 020 8363 1084 Visit website London - Enfield
Shooters Hill Sixth Form College 0208 319 9700 Visit website London - Greenwich
City and Islington College 020 7700 9200 Visit website London - Haringey
Halls of Ivy Beauty Academy & DABD 01708 766395 Visit website London - Havering
West Thames College 020 8326 2000 Visit website London - Hounslow
Layla's Beauty Hub 020 8514 6777 Visit website London - Newham
Ilford Skills Academy 020 8548 7167 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
byHEART Learning Ltd 0151 708 7645 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
North Liverpool Academy 0151 260 4044 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Southport College 01704 500606 Visit website Merseyside - Sefton
Style International School of Beauty 01704 808089 Visit website Merseyside - Sefton
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
Wirral Metropolitan College - Conway Park Campus 0151 551 7777 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
Diss High School 01379 642424 Visit website Norfolk
Selby College 01757 211000 Visit website North Yorkshire
East Midlands Vocational Academy 01623 232789 Visit website Nottinghamshire
North Nottinghamshire College 01777 504504 Visit website Nottinghamshire
Buxton Training Academy 0115 967 6936 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
Abingdon and Witney College - Abingdon Campus 01235 216220 Visit website Oxfordshire
Abingdon and Witney College - Witney Campus 01235 216220 Visit website Oxfordshire
Banbury and Bicester College part of Activate Learning 0808 168 6626 Visit website Oxfordshire
City of Oxford College part of Activate Learning 01865 550550 Visit website Oxfordshire
L&F Inspired Hair Academy Ltd 07867692924 Visit website Somerset
Yeovil College 01935 423921 Visit website Somerset
Barnsley College 01226 216710 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
Sonelli 01226 293739 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
Delta Academies Trust - De Warenne Academy 01709 868333 Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
Oracle Training Consultants Ltd - Doncaster 01302 813900 Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
Oracle Training Consultants Ltd - Rotherham 01709 720746 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
Interserve Learning and Employment (Services) Limited 0114 251 9210 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
Buxton and Leek College - Leek Campus 0800 074 0099 Visit website Staffordshire
Grace-Leyland Education - The Strand 07792 341754 Visit website Staffordshire
Carshalton College 020 8544 4444 Visit website Surrey
East Surrey College 01737 772611 Visit website Surrey
Ormiston Forge Academy 01384 566598 Visit website West Midlands - Sandwell
Sandwell College of Further and Higher Education 0121 556 6000 Visit website West Midlands - Sandwell
Solihull College 0121 678 7000 Visit website West Midlands - Solihull
Leeds City College - Keighley Campus 01535 685000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Holmfirth High School 01484 691466 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
In House Training Ltd 01924 500647 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Kirklees College - Dewsbury Centre 01924 465916 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Kirklees College - Huddersfield Centre 01484 437000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Mark Betts Hairdressing 01924 423755 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Delta Academies Trust - Garforth Academy 0113 212 7141 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Dimensions Training Solutions 01132451070 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Leeds City College - The Printworks Campus 0113 284 6362 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Piranha Barber Academy Ltd 0113 243 2160 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Heart of Worcestershire College - Worcester 01905 726631 Visit website Worcestershire
Kidderminster College 01562 512022 Visit website Worcestershire
Tudor Grange Academy Worcester 01905 454627 Visit website Worcestershire
ALPHA Learning Centre +353 46 901 2153 Visit website Ireland
Big Apple Academy +353 86 3618851 Visit website Ireland
Accademia Elite S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Accademia Romana di Acconciatura - A.R.A. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Accademiamania S.n.c. di De Angelis F. e Violini F. & C. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
AMARAL S.n.c. di Gentili Giulia & Ylenia +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Andromeda S.a.s. di Giulio D'Angelo e C. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
ARS ESTETICA S.R.L. +39 06 71587203 Visit website Italy
Arte e Stile S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
ASSOCIAZIONE I MAESTRI DELLO STILE +39 342 7240866 Visit website Italy
BEAUTY INGROSS di Bavaresco Alessandro +39 04 23370088 Visit website Italy
BVD BELVEDERE GROUP S.R.L. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
C.A.V.A.M. +39 041 938124 Visit website Italy
Calcagni S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Calen S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Cap Diffusion S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Cemar S.n.c. di Adele Marchegiani & C. +39 07 75294091 Visit website Italy
DECAMANO 2000 S.A.S. +39 06 9422155 Visit website Italy
Emodiva S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
ESPOSITO PARRUCCHIERI UNIVERSITY S.N.C. di Esposito Roberto & Francesco +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Evolution di Calamia Euro & C. S.a.s. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Fi. Gi. S.a.s. di Giliberto Ida +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
FORMAZIONE ESTETICA AVANZATA S.A.S. di L. Di Mario & C. +39 06 9065315 Visit website Italy
G.A.L.A.B. - Gruppo Accademico Leonessa Acconciatori Bresciani +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Gea Italia S.r.l - Oristano +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Gea Italia S.r.l. - Olbia/Tempio +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Gea Italia S.r.l. - Sassari +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Habia Italy S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
HAIR STAR S.R.L.S. +39 06 7804178 Visit website Italy
I Parrucchieri S.a.s di Carmela Maniscalco & C. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
ISEP S.c.a.r.l. - Istituti Superiori Estetica Professionale +39 06 9200082 Visit website Italy
ISTITUTO F.P.A. S.R.L. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
L'Iris Accademy S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
LMB Academy S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
LOOK UP S.A.S. dei F.lli Di Marco Matteo e Luca & C. +39 08 54491261 Visit website Italy
MAIPERMAGIA S.R.L. +39 02 36765620 Visit website Italy
Maver Academy S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Nadir Studios S.n.c. di Poli Nadir e C. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
NEOGENE S.A.S. di Alberto Calcagni & C. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
New Way Academy S.N.C. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Ninfea di Erasmi Daniela e C. S.n.c. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Personal Moda di Curto Maria Teresa +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Revolution Team Center S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
S.E.M. Mammucari Nadia di Barbaliscia Eleonora S.a.s. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
SMS S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
STUDIO LOOK di Rivela Dario e C. S.a.s. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
TANO'S STYLE SOCIETA' A RESPONSABILITA' LIMITATA SEMPLIFICATA +39 06 22772258 Visit website Italy
Tarek S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
The Beauty Group S.r.l. +39 05 22516505 Visit website Italy
Medusa Training Academy 01324 622185 Visit website Falkirk
British School of Hair +34 602 449 820 Visit website Spain
Cardiff and Vale College - City Centre Campus 029 2025 0450 Visit website Cardiff
Coleg Y Cymoedd - Ystrad Mynach 01443 816888 Visit website Cardiff
Tommy's Education Centre 01492 870166 Visit website Conwy
Coleg Cambria - Deeside Campus 0300 303 0007 Visit website Flintshire
Neath Port Talbot College - Coleg Castell Nedd Port Talbot 01639 648200 Visit website Neath Port Talbot
HB Training Wales Ltd 01437 765597 Visit website Pembrokeshire
NPTC Group - Brecon 0845 408 6400 Visit website Powys
NPTC Group - Newtown 0845 408 6200 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
The College Merthyr Tydfil 01685 726000 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Ty Gwallt - House of Hair 01443 773128 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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