Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AM20241 GLH: 444 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 600/1393/X Units: 10 - 23 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2020
Level: 2 Minimum Credits: 55

Additional Information

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



Qualification Structure

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
UV20437 J/601/4222 Apply make-up 2 5 41
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.

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
Central Bedfordshire College - Dunstable Campus 01582 477776 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
Newbury College 01635 584500 Visit website Berkshire - West Berkshire
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Filton Campus 0117 909 2357 Visit website Bristol, City of
Buckinghamshire College Group - Amersham Campus 01494 585555 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Sir William Ramsay School 01494 815211 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes College 01908 637238 Visit website Buckinghamshire - Milton Keynes
Macclesfield College 01625 410000 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Warrington & Vale Royal College - Hartford 01606 74444 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire West and Chester
Riverside College Halton - Kingsway Campus 0151 257 2800 Visit website Cheshire - Halton
Warrington & Vale Royal College 01925 494494 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
Furness College 01229 825017 Visit website Cumbria
East Midlands College of Beauty & Complementary Therapies 01332 368333 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
The Bournemouth and Poole College of FE 01202 205205 Visit website Dorset - Bournemouth
Hartlepool College of Further Education 01429 295111 Visit website Durham - Hartlepool
RDS Academy CIC 01482 228113 Visit website East Riding of Yorkshire - Kingston upon Hull
East Sussex College - Lewes 0303 003 9200 Visit website East Sussex
Greater Brighton Metropolitan College 01273 667788 Visit website East Sussex - Brighton and Hove
Havering College of Further and Higher Education 01708 455011 Visit website Essex
Hair & Beauty Skills Academy 01268 207651 Visit website Essex - Southend-on-Sea
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - Southend Campus 0845 521 2345 Visit website Essex - Southend-on-Sea
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - Thurrock Campus 0845 521 2345 Visit website Essex - Thurrock
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Stroud Campus 01453 763424 Visit website Gloucestershire
Stockport College 0161 296 5000 Visit website Greater Manchester - Stockport
Trafford College (Altrincham Campus) 01618867046 Visit website Greater Manchester - Trafford
Wigan and Leigh College 01942 761600 Visit website Greater Manchester - Wigan
Wigan and Leigh College - Leigh Campus 01942 761452 Visit website Greater Manchester - Wigan
Andover College (A Campus of Sparsholt College) 01264 360000 Visit website Hampshire
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
Eastleigh College 023 8091 1028 Visit website Hampshire
Fareham College 01329 815200 Visit website Hampshire
The Arnewood School 01425 625400 Visit website Hampshire
Hertford Regional College 01992 411400 Visit website Hertfordshire
West Herts College 01923 812500 Visit website Hertfordshire
The Isle of Wight College 01983 526631 Visit website Isle of Wight
Broadstairs College 01843 605040 Visit website Kent
Folkestone College 01303 858216 Visit website Kent
Mid-Kent College - Maidstone Campus 01634 383447 Visit website Kent
Mid-Kent College - Medway Campus 01634 383447 Visit website Kent - Medway
Accrington and Rossendale College 01254 389933 Visit website Lancashire
Preston's College 01772 225001 Visit website Lancashire
Blackpool and the Fylde College - Bispham Campus 01253 504625 Visit website Lancashire - Blackpool
Brooksby Melton College 01664 850850 Visit website Leicestershire
Loughborough College 01509 215831 Visit website Leicestershire
New College Stamford 01780 484300 Visit website Lincolnshire
Bromley College of Further & Higher Education (LSEC) - Greenwich Campus 020 3954 4000 Visit website London - Bexley
Positive Pathways Academy 01322 436285 Visit website London - Bexley
College of North West London 0208 208 5879 Visit website London - Brent
Bromley College of Further & Higher Education (LSEC) - Bromley Campus 020 8295 7000 Visit website London - Bromley
Shooters Hill Sixth Form College 0208 319 9700 Visit website London - Greenwich
Training Skills UK Ltd. 020 3488 1852 Visit website London - Hackney
West London College 020 7565 1200 Visit website London - Hammersmith and Fulham
City and Islington College 020 7700 9200 Visit website London - Haringey
HCUC Harrow 020 8909 6451 Visit website London - Harrow
LSCollege - Lewisham Campus 020 3757 3000 Visit website London - Lewisham
South Thames College - Merton Campus 020 8918 7272 Visit website London - Merton
Waltham Forest College 020 8501 8120 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
London College of Beauty Therapy 020 7208 1300 Visit website London - Westminster
St Helens College - Knowsley Campus 0151 477 5850 Visit website Merseyside - Knowsley
The City of Liverpool College 0151 252 1515 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
The College of West Anglia - King's Lynn Campus 01553 761144 Visit website Norfolk
Harrogate College 01423 879466 Visit website North Yorkshire
Selby College 01757 211000 Visit website North Yorkshire
Redcar and Cleveland College 01642 473132 Visit website North Yorkshire - Redcar and Cleveland
York College 01904 770200 Visit website North Yorkshire - York
North Nottinghamshire College 01909 504504 Visit website Nottinghamshire
Nottingham College 0115 910 0100 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
Yeovil College 01935 423921 Visit website Somerset
Bath College 01225 312191 Visit website Somerset - Bath and North East Somerset
Weston College 01934 411411 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
EMF Hair, Beauty & Nail Training Academy 01226 715360 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
White Rose School of Health & Beauty - Barnsley 01226 786763 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
Doncaster College 01302 553553 Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
RNN Group - Dearne Valley College 01709 513333 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
Rotherham College 01709 362111 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
The Serenity Academy 01709 874424 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
Syreeta's Make Up Academy 07908 253657 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
The Sheffield College 0114 260 2600 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
Newcastle-under-Lyme College 01782 715111 Visit website Staffordshire
NSCG Stafford 01785 275520 Visit website Staffordshire
ATA Beauty - Advanced Training Academy Ltd 07040001234 Visit website Suffolk
Guildford College of Further and Higher Education 01483 448500 Visit website Surrey
Kingston College 020 8268 2550 Visit website Surrey
North Warwickshire and Hinckley College 024 7624 3000 Visit website Warwickshire
South and City College Birmingham - Hall Green Campus 0121 694 5000 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
University College Birmingham 0121 604 1000 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
Coventry College (City Campus) 024 76 932932 Visit website West Midlands - Coventry
Halesowen College 0121 602 8025 Visit website West Midlands - Dudley
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
Northbrook Metropolitan College 01903 273054 Visit website West Sussex
Bradford College 01274 433333 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Leeds City College - Keighley Campus 01535 685000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Kirklees College - Huddersfield Centre 01484 437000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Delta Academies Trust - Garforth Academy 0113 212 7141 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Leeds City College - The Printworks Campus 0113 284 6362 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Swindon College 01793 491591 Visit website Wiltshire
New College Swindon 01793 611470 Visit website Wiltshire - Swindon
Evesham College part of WCG 01386 712604 Visit website Worcestershire
Heart of Worcestershire College - Redditch 01527 572522 Visit website Worcestershire
Heart of Worcestershire College - Worcester 01905 726631 Visit website Worcestershire
Kidderminster College 01562 512022 Visit website Worcestershire
Malvern Hills College part of WCG 01684 58471 Visit website Worcestershire
Guernsey College of Further Education 01481 737500 Visit website Guernsey
ISAS International Beauty School +91 7507985007 Visit website India
The Beauty Lounge +91 8146422355 Visit website India
South Eastern Regional College - Bangor Campus 028 9127 6600 Visit website Ards and North Down
South Eastern Regional College - Lisburn Campus 028 9266 7725 Visit website Lisburn and Castlereagh
Coleg Gwent - Crosskeys Campus 01495 333460 Visit website Caerphilly
Cardiff and Vale College - City Centre Campus 029 2025 0450 Visit website Cardiff
Coleg Y Cymoedd - Ystrad Mynach 01443 816888 Visit website Cardiff
Coleg y Cymoedd - Nantgarw 01443 662800 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff

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