Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AH20283 GLH: 36 Age Restriction: 14
Qualification Number: 600/3485/3 Units: 1 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2023
Level: 2 Minimum Credits: 4

Additional Information

Documentation for this qualification last amended 1 September 2020

Through this qualification, you will learn the skill of shampooing, conditioning and treating the hair and scalp using a variety of products and massage techniques. Being able to identify the condition of your client’s hair, skin and scalp will determine which products and massage techniques to use.

You will develop a sound knowledge of shampooing and conditioning products which will enable you to provide your client with good aftercare advice. This qualification is suitable for both hairdressers and barbers.

Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 1 components and earn a minimum of 4 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UN20GH8 L/600/1214 Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp 2 4 36

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Centres approved to run this qualification

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Centre Name Telephone Website Location
Skills & Learning ACE, BCP Council 01202 262300 Visit website Dorset - Poole
Chelmsford College 01245 265611 Visit website Essex
Hair Pro 1 Training Academy 01268 967 147 Visit website Essex
Revive Hair and Beauty 01702 335353 Visit website Essex - Southend-on-Sea
Mr Snips Barbering Academy 07450 289351 Visit website Essex - Thurrock
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
Farnborough College of Technology 01252 407208 Visit website Hampshire
West London School of Beauty - South 020 8755 4855 Visit website Hampshire - Portsmouth
Canterbury College 01227 811111 Visit website Kent
Brooksby Melton College 01664 850850 Visit website Leicestershire
West London Beauty Academy - Remix Hair and Beauty 07701032052 Visit website London - Brent
North Nottinghamshire College 01709 722 683 Visit website Nottinghamshire
Banbury and Bicester College part of Activate Learning 0808 168 6626 Visit website Oxfordshire
Ethos Hair Training Academy 01909 231125 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
Barnardo's Employment and Training Skills North 0191 2963367 Visit website Tyne And Wear - North Tyneside
Leeds City College - Keighley Campus 01535 685000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Batley Girls' High School 01924 350080 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
The Link Training Academy 01484 425500 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Piranha Barber Academy Ltd 0113 243 2160 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Grafters Academy +353 85 1221432 Visit website Ireland
Grafters Academy - Sligo +353 83 8777552 Visit website Ireland
Imagine Hair & Beauty Training Academy +34 96 584 1038 Visit website Spain
Cardiff and Vale College - City Centre Campus 029 2025 0450 Visit website Cardiff
Coleg y Cymoedd - Aberdare 01685 887500 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Coleg y Cymoedd - Rhondda 01443 663202 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Cardiff and Vale College - Barry Campus 01446 725000 Visit website Vale of Glamorgan