Qualification Information

Sector: Beauty, Nails and Spa Category: Non-Medical Aesthetic Treatments (verified)
VTCT Product Code: BT4C2 GLH: 165 Age Restriction: 18
Qualification Number: 603/1305/5 Units: 6 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2024
Level: 4

Additional Information

Documentation for this qualification last amended 1 September 2020

Statement of purpose

Who is this qualification for?

The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Enhancing Eyebrows with Microblading Techniques is an advanced therapies qualification aimed at 18+ learners, who wish to pursue a career as a microblading technician.

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification is based on attaining professional competence within the discipline of microblading and includes the required elements to work effectively as a microblading technician. Learners must achieve all mandatory units:

- Health and safety in the salon
- Client care and consultation
- Enhance appearance using microblading techniques
- Anatomy and physiology for microblading techniques
- Eyebrow shaping services

Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of the process of microblading. They will also develop the ability to apply practically the knowledge, understanding and skills to enable them to enhance eyebrow with microblading techniques. In parallel, learners will develop their communication skills, consultation and client care skills and time management skills, all of which are valued highly by employers.
Learners are required to complete a series of assessment for each unit, verifying the learner's understanding and practical implementation of the knowledge and skills required to attain professional competence. Within the microblading unit, learners are required to produce evidence of a series of case studies, consolidating and demonstrating consistent applications of all the knowledge and practical skills in one place.

What could this qualification lead to?

The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in the advanced therapy process of Enhancing Eyebrows with Microblading Techniques.

Who supports this qualification?

This qualification has been developed collaboratively with employers and professional associations and key stakeholders in the advanced therapies sector. This qualification is formally supported British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) by Vanilla Pod Beauty, Changes clinic of Excellence and Elements Medispa.

This qualification is formally supported by the following organisations:

NameWebsite address
Vanilla Pod Beautyvanillapodbeauty.com
Changes Clinic of Excellencechangesclinic.co.uk
Elements Medispaelements.org.uk

(subject to confirmation).

Qualification Structure

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

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
BT4C2.EX1 Examination BT4C2 4

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 5 components and earn a minimum of credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UBT247 F/615/6164 Client care and consultation 3 20
UBT248 J/615/6165 Enhance appearance using microblading techniques 4 75
UBT249 L/615/6166 Anatomy and physiology for microblading techniques 4 20
UBT250 R/615/6167 Eyebrow shaping services 2 20
UCO35 A/615/6163 Health and safety in the salon 3 30

*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.

Centres approved to run this qualification

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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
SEIR Beauty School +61 99602636 Visit website Australia
Tina Kay Hair & Beauty Training Centre +354 22 346308 Visit website Cyprus
Signature Academy Ltd 07980 578252 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Elysium Salon and Private Academy Limited 01763 449005 Visit website Cambridgeshire
Acacia Training Ltd - Crewe 01270 626236 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Acacia Training TA International School of beauty Therapy - Nantwich 01270 626236 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
SKULPT ACADEMY 07521 922275 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Advanced Aesthetics Training Centre 07949 240852 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire West and Chester
Devine Cosmetics Training Academy 07799 920203 Visit website Cheshire - Halton
Skin Philosophy Training - Warrington 07885 215025 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
Ixion Holdings (Contracts) Limited - Plymouth Visit website Devon - Plymouth
Microbeau Training Academy - Hull 07738 468263 Visit website East Riding of Yorkshire
Greater Brighton Metropolitan College 01273 667788 Visit website East Sussex - Brighton and Hove
Advanced Aesthetics International Ltd - Essex 07475 458737 Visit website Essex
Debut Training Academy Ltd 01268 560552 Visit website Essex
Enhance Me Training Academy 01707 224636 Visit website Essex
Essex Training Solutions - Colchester 07866 121121 Visit website Essex
Halls of Ivy Academy - Chelmsford 01708 766395 Visit website Essex
UK Beauty Training Academy 07912384168 Visit website Essex
UK Learning Station - Chelmsford 07957425773 Visit website Essex
Southend Nail and Beauty School 01702 619949 Visit website Essex - Southend-on-Sea
Bella Mai Academy 07487 766990 Visit website Essex - Thurrock
Any Driver Ltd Gloucester Visit website Gloucestershire
Forest Oasis 07909 766542 Visit website Gloucestershire
Hayden Health and Beauty Training Academy 0844 335 0152 Visit website Gloucestershire
Summerhouse Training - Beauty 01452 720288 Visit website Gloucestershire
Lillian Maund Beauty Training Centre 01204 849300 Visit website Greater Manchester - Bolton
Mercia Partnerships UK - Lillian Maund 01204 849300 Visit website Greater Manchester - Bolton
Gina Collins Cosmetic Academy 07703407940 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Northenden Campus 0161 614 8000 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Q Cosmetic Beauty Academy 07703 407940 Visit website Greater Manchester - Salford
Vita Skills Limited 0161 222 9640 Visit website Greater Manchester - Salford
Feel Good Futures LTD - Covent Garden 0333 577 1051 Visit website Greater Manchester - Stockport
PMU by Vilma Karaliute 07490494615 Visit website Greater Manchester - Trafford
Acacia Beauty Academy 01590 645547 Visit website Hampshire
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
The Hampshire Beauty Academy 01256 840840 Visit website Hampshire
The Clinical Academy 03337777689 Visit website Hampshire - Portsmouth
AAI London 07475 458737 Visit website Hertfordshire
Elite School of Beauty Therapy 01279 755077 Visit website Hertfordshire
Laura Kay London 020 3813 4303 Visit website Hertfordshire
Beauty Barn Training Academy Ltd 07999 435183 Visit website Kent
Microbeau Training Academy 07403 469376 Visit website Kent
TNB Skills Training - Folkestone 01303 256305 Visit website Kent
Whitstable Beauty School 07851 996 952 Visit website Kent
Allen & Walden Kent College of Beauty Therapy 01634710227 Visit website Kent - Medway
Cosmetic Aesthetics Training Academy Limited 01254399451 option 2 Visit website Lancashire
Elite Colours Limited 01524 561502 Visit website Lancashire
Indulgence Hair and Beauty 07568731791 Visit website Lancashire
NB Professional Ultimate Training Academy 01253 727 998 Visit website Lancashire
Blackpool and the Fylde College - Bispham Campus 01253 504625 Visit website Lancashire - Blackpool
Advanced Aesthetics International - Leicestershire 07475 458737 Visit website Leicestershire
Any Driver Leicester 07909 777775 Visit website Leicestershire - Leicester
Kalika Hair & Beauty Salon Ltd 020 8951 4949 Visit website London - Barnet
L V College 020 7993 55 44 Visit website London - Barnet
Revival Academy 02083 466606 Visit website London - Barnet
The London College (UK) 020 8732 4500 Visit website London - Barnet
Eclipse School of Beauty 02036092900 Visit website London - Bexley
Felicity Natural Beauty LTD 020 8450 7326 Visit website London - Brent
West London Beauty Academy 0208 795 3313 Visit website London - Brent
Brow Babe Academy 020 3417 3267 Visit website London - Bromley
Samantha Brown Brow Academy & Cosmetic Treatments 07487725220 Visit website London - Bromley
Queens Academy London - Kentish Town 020 7284 28 28 Visit website London - Camden
Cosmaesthetics 07751 215660 Visit website London - Croydon
Cosmedics Academy 0208 6516333 Visit website London - Croydon
Serenity Beauty Academy by Klaudia Lucas 020 8575 5547 Visit website London - Ealing
Skin Philosophy Training 0208 8763999 Visit website London - Enfield
Prior Beauty Academy 020 3952 5164 Visit website London - Hackney
LJL Training School 02030055247 Visit website London - Hammersmith and Fulham
City and Islington College 020 7700 9200 Visit website London - Haringey
Fingertips and Beauty 020 8861 1459 Visit website London - Harrow
Halls of Ivy 01708 766395 Visit website London - Havering
SHE Compliancy Limited T/A Oyster Beauty Academy 01708 751222 Visit website London - Havering
Therapy Learning Centre 07956 539922 Visit website London - Havering
London College of Excellence Training Limited - London 0121 448 5886 Visit website London - Hillingdon
Natural Enhancement (UK) Ltd 020 8995 2200 Visit website London - Hounslow
Tracie Giles Bespoke Permanent Make Up 020 7584 1005 Visit website London - Kensington and Chelsea
Skin Philosophy Training - London 0208 8763999 Visit website London - Lambeth
Fami Hair and Beauty Institute 020 8518 1688 Visit website London - Redbridge
Sarahartistry 07903 864000 Visit website London - Redbridge
Bridget Beauty 07454422456 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
East London Beauty Academy 0203 951 7448 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
London Aesthetics and Training Academy 020 8062 5439 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
Moda Donna PMU & Beauty Academy 07557 569472 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
Ray Cochrane Beauty School - Canary Wharf 0207 486 6291 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
Sitting Prettie Academy 020 3417 4042 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Metta Academy 07308383888 Visit website London - Wandsworth
Everlasting Brows 020 77001200 Visit website London - Westminster
Ray Cochrane Beauty School 020 7486 6291 Visit website London - Westminster
Eurosource Solutions Limited 01782 711927 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
LivAva Training Academy 0151 651 0101 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
Surepass Beauty Academy 01603 360107 Visit website Norfolk
Any Driver Ltd Nottingham 07989 777775 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
Skin Philosophy Training - Taunton 07739 795082 Visit website Somerset
EMF Hair, Beauty & Nail Training Academy 01226 715360 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
Any Driver Ltd Doncaster Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
Browmasters Training Academy 01709431671 Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
SensualSpa Beauty Trainings 07598986989 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
Escape Beauty Rooms and Training 01473805140 Visit website Suffolk
Suffolk Academy of Beauty 07783 372 061 Visit website Suffolk
Glamore Aesthetics Ltd 0843 713 1159 Visit website Surrey
Professional Beauty Training 01737 357997 Visit website Surrey
Aestique Beauty Lounge Ltd 07701307030 Visit website Tyne and Wear - Gateshead
London College of Excellence Training Limited - King Standing 0121 4485886 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
Natural Beauty Training Academy 07939 211488 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
London College of Excellence Training Limited 0121 448 5886 Visit website West Midlands - Walsall
Skin Philosophy Training - Horsham 02088763999 Visit website West Sussex
Ashwood Beauty and Holistic Academy 01274 686330 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Dermace 01484 716912 Visit website West Yorkshire - Calderdale
Chloe Winter Academy 07732236893 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Elite Academy +353 868593695 Visit website Ireland
Elite Hair & Beauty Academy +353 86 859 3699 Visit website Ireland
Skin Philosophy Training - Dublin +353 86 064 0595 Visit website Ireland
Up To My Eyes Academy +353 872363101 Visit website Ireland
Elizir Beauty School +356 9942 5563 Visit website Malta
Louise Bain Aesthetics Academy LTD Visit website Edinburgh, City of
The Edinburgh School of Beauty 0131 556 3366 Visit website Edinburgh, City of
Energise Therapies Training Academy - Glasgow 07889 815165 Visit website Glasgow City
Beautiko College (PTY) Ltd +27 12 362 6571 Visit website South Africa
Designed For Beauty 01600 719219 Visit website Monmouthshire