|Sector: Beauty, Nails and Spa||Category: Make up|
|VTCT Product Code: AM20241||GLH: 444||Age Restriction: 16|
|Qualification Number: 600/1393/X||Units: 10 - 23||Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2023|
|Level: 2||Minimum Credits: 55|
Documentation for this qualification last amended 1 September 2020
Who is this qualification for?
The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-Up is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed hair and make-up artist. This qualification is based on the beauty therapy (make-up) and Hairdressing National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's leading professional bodies (The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a junior hair and make-up artist.
Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 1 qualification in beauty therapy or hairdressing and/or a successful skills test and interview.
Why is this qualification most suitable?
This qualification has been specifically designed for the 16-19 age group, and will develop the knowledge and skills to prepare learners for employment as a junior hair and make-up artist. Learners will have their hairdressing and make-up artistry skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.
What does this qualification cover?
This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a hair and make-up artist including: the art of dressing hair, photographic make-up, applying make-up, client care, health and safety and creating an image based on a theme.
Learners will further develop their understanding and skills base by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: colouring hair using temporary colour, skin tanning, body art, cutting hair, themed face painting, plaiting and twisting hair - the full list of optional units is presented in the learner Record of Assessment book (RoA) (specification). This qualification's structure provides learners with the flexibility to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills depending upon their designated career pathway as a junior hair and make-up artist.
What could this qualification lead to?
Career opportunities as a junior hair and make-up artist exist in a variety of contexts, including:
- Commercial hair and beauty salons
- Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
- Product manufacturing and training
Whilst this qualification's primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a junior hair and make-up artist, learners may choose to develop their skills further by undertaking Technical Level qualifications at Level 3, including:
- VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Make-Up
- VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair and Media Make-Up
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Fashion, Theatre and Media Hair and Make-Up Studies
Mandatory Group - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 6 components and earn a minimum of 27 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|
|UV20453||A/601/4458||Client care and communication in beauty-related industries||2||2||20|
|UV20483||R/600/8763||Follow health and safety practice in the salon||2||3||22|
|UV20499||J/600/8632||Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector||2||7||60|
Optional Group - 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|
|UV10480||R/600/4874||Colour hair using temporary colour||1||3||30|
|UV20386||A/600/9065||Client consultation for hair services||2||3||30|
|UV20419||F/601/3554||Provide eyelash and brow treatments||2||4||36|
|UV20420||H/601/3563||Apply skin tanning techniques||2||4||30|
|UV20423||A/601/3570||Body art design||2||4||30|
|UV20444||H/601/5491||Design and apply Mendhi skin decoration||2||4||34|
|UV20473||H/601/5877||Provide eyelash perming||2||2||20|
|UV20485||T/600/8612||Cut women's hair||2||8||75|
|UV20486||A/600/8630||Colour and lighten hair||2||10||91|
|UV20488||H/600/8539||Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp||2||3||29|
|UV20494||T/600/8626||The art of colouring hair||2||7||60|
|UV20512||Y/600/8537||Perm and neutralise hair||2||7||60|
|UV20514||T/600/8531||Style and finish African type hair||2||5||45|
|UV30333||K/502/3470||Nail art application||1||3||30|
|UV30340||L/502/3803||Themed face painting||1||3||30|
|UV30342||Y/502/3805||Plaiting and twisting hair||1||3||30|
|UV30500||K/600/8638||Make and style a hair addition||3||7||60|
*For full details of the Rules of Combination for this qualification please see the Qualification Specification/Record of Assessment book.
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