|VTCT Product Code: AM10037||GLH: 72||Age Restriction: 14|
|Qualification Number: 500/6821/0||Units: 3 - 22|
|Level: 1||Minimum Credits: 9|
Guided Learning Hours
The minimum Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for this qualification is 72 hours.
Who is this qualification for?
The VTCT Level 1 Award in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector is a small qualification that has been designed to introduce you to a range of practical skills from across the hair and beauty industries.
This qualification has been designed to provide you with an insight into the hair and beauty industry. After successfully completing this qualification, you could seek employment as a supervised assistant/apprentice or further learning in the hairdressing and beauty therapy industries within college.
Why is this qualification most suitable?
This particular qualification is suitable for you to study as a small standalone qualification as an introduction to hair and beauty education, or as part of a programme of study alongside another qualification.
This qualification is very flexible and will allow you to choose from 19 optional units ranging from: create an image using colour, basic manicure or pedicure to styling men's or women's hair. Each unit you choose to study will be underpinned by knowledge and understanding of the subject.
What does this qualification cover?
This qualification will give you the opportunity to perform your own basic hair and beauty services while assisting others in the salon.
There are two mandatory units in this qualification;
- Introduction to the hair and beauty sector
- Present a professional image in a salon.
You will then be able to select one optional unit from a large range which includes: plaiting and twisting hair, shampoo and conditioning hair, hand or skin care, themed face painting, styling men's or women's hair, basic make-up application, nail art application, create an image using colour or hair and beauty techniques, dressing hair, photographic make-up, providing basic manicure or pedicure treatments, colour hair using temporary colour, salon reception duties, how to follow health and safety and working with others in the hair and beauty sector, create and maintain retail displays or how to perform a head massage service.
What could this qualification lead to?
This qualification will prepare you for either supervised employment in hairdressing or barbering working as an apprentice via one of these qualifications;
- VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
- VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing (Combined Hair Types)
- VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering
or for further study at level 2 via one of the following VTCT qualifications:
- VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Women's Hairdressing
- VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Women's and Men's Hairdressing
- VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies
- VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing Services
- VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Barbering Studies
- VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Barbering
- VTCT Level 2 Diploma in African Caribbean Hairdressing
Other qualification options can be found on the VTCT website.
Who supports this qualification?
This qualification is supported by:
Ashton Community Science College
Mandatory - 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|
|UV10343||R/502/3981||Introduction to the hair and beauty sector||1||3||25|
|UV10344||Y/502/3982||Presenting a professional image in a salon||1||3||25|
Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 1 components and earn a minimum of 3 credits.
|Unit Code||Unit Ref||Unit Title||Level||Credits||GLH|
|UV10345||Y/502/3979||The art of dressing hair||2||5||30|
|UV10346||L/502/3980||The art of photographic make-up||2||5||30|
|UV10416||R/601/3557||Providing basic manicure treatment||1||3||30|
|UV10417||L/601/3556||Providing basic pedicure treatment||1||3||30|
|UV10477||A/600/6327||Follow health and safety in the salon||1||3||22|
|UV10478||H/600/6323||Working with others in the hair and beauty sector||1||2||19|
|UV10479||Y/600/4875||Create a hair and beauty image||1||3||30|
|UV10480||R/600/4874||Colour hair using temporary colour||1||3||30|
|UV10481||R/600/6334||Salon reception duties||1||3||22|
|UV10482||Y/600/6335||Create and maintain retail displays in the salon||1||2||17|
|UV30332||K/502/3467||Hand care||Entry 3||3||30|
|UV30333||K/502/3470||Nail art application||1||3||30|
|UV30334||T/502/3469||Create an image using colour for the hair and beauty sector||Entry 3||3||30|
|UV30335||Y/502/3464||Skin care||Entry 3||3||30|
|UV30336||L/502/3753||Shampoo and conditioning||Entry 3||3||30|
|UV30337||A/502/3795||Styling men's hair||1||3||30|
|UV30338||F/502/3796||Styling women's hair||1||3||30|
|UV30339||J/502/3797||Basic make-up application||1||3||30|
|UV30340||L/502/3803||Themed face painting||1||3||30|
|UV30341||R/502/3804||Hair plaiting||Entry 3||3||30|
|UV30342||Y/502/3805||Plaiting and twisting hair||1||3||30|
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