|VTCT Product Code: AH20446||GLH: 440||Age Restriction: 16|
|Qualification Number: 600/6130/3||Units: 13 - 16||Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2018|
|Level: 2||Minimum Credits: 51|
Who is this qualification for?
The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Personal Development for the Hairdressing and Barbering Sector will develop your professional approach to working in the hair sector. It will also develop your technical skills alongside your professional approach to work. This qualification has been designed if you have a limited set of hairdressing or barbering skills, that you want to develop further. It has been approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA) the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.
Why is this qualification most suitable?
This qualification is suitable if you have already studied a hairdressing qualification pre-16. The structure of this qualification allows you to develop the skills that you were too young to learn such as cutting and colouring techniques, alongside developing a professional approach to work.
What does this qualification cover?
This qualification has been specifically designed for the 16-19 age group, and will either develop or build on your existing skills, knowledge and understanding of hairdressing and barbering. You will have your skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.
There are nine mandatory employability units in this qualification for you to study including; valuing equality and diversity, improving own performance, career development and employability, investigating a vocational area, work based experience, promoting yourself and preparing for a job interview, valuing customers, understanding the retail selling process and provide information and advice to customers.
You will then be able to select four optional units from a range of 7 units which will enhance your practical and technical skills required for your chosen career in hairdressing and barbering including; how to cut basic haircuts on both men and women, understanding the various colouring and lightening products, discovering how to perm and relax hair, how to style and finish African type hair and lastly how to cut facial hair.
What could this qualification lead to?
On completion of this qualification learners may choose to undertake further study; qualifications learners could progress to include:
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Barbering Studies
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Women's Hairdressing
- VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Barbering
- VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Barbering African Type Hair
- VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Chemically Treated African Type Hair
- VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing (Combined Hair Types)
- VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
- VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Treating Natural African Type Hair
Alternatively, learners may wish to seek employment as:
- Junior African type hairdresser
- Junior barber
- Junior hairdresser
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 4 components and earn a minimum of 28 credits.
|Unit Code||Unit Ref||Unit Title||Level||Credits||GLH|
|UV20485||T/600/8612||Cut women's hair||2||8||75|
|UV20486||A/600/8630||Colour and lighten hair||2||10||91|
|UV20504||A/600/9146||Cut men's hair||2||6||53|
|UV20505||T/600/9064||Cut facial hair||2||4||32|
|UV20512||Y/600/8537||Perm and neutralise hair||2||7||60|
|UV20514||T/600/8531||Style and finish African type hair||2||5||45|
|UV20515||R/600/8536||Relax African type hair||2||5||44|
*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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|Stockport College||0161 296 5000||Visit website||Greater Manchester - Stockport|
|Basingstoke College of Technology||01256 354141||Visit website||Hampshire|
|Fami Hair and Beauty Institute||020 8518 1688||Visit website||London - Redbridge|
|Highlands College||01534 608608||Visit website||Jersey|