Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: CO1A2 GLH: 120 - 510 Age Restriction: 13
Qualification Number: 601/5787/2 Units: 0 - 17 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2020
Level: 1

Additional Information

Guided Learning Hours


The minimum guided learning hours (GLH) to achieve this qualification is 120 GLH.

Primary Outcome


The primary outcome of the VTCT Level 1 Extended Award in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ) is to prepare you to progress to the next level of vocational learning. All the units in this qualification relate directly to preparing you for further study in the hair and beauty sector.

Overview


The VTCT Level 1 Extended Award in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ) is a vocationally related qualification that will prepare you to progress to the next level of vocational learning in the hair and beauty sector. This qualification is designed for learners aged 14 years or older. Entry to this course can be via previous attainment at entry level 3 or via a successful interview.

This is a vocationally related qualification and includes all the required elements to develop your practical hair and beauty skills including a mandatory unit in creating a hair and beauty image using colour. Through this unit you will develop your skills to carry out and complete a total look using make up, hair design, temporary colour and nail art application, on a real person. You will be able to design your image using a mood board to collect ideas. You will be able to work safely throughout, including being able to identify any factors that may change or stop the process. You will complete an evaluation of your finished design.

You will also have the opportunity to further develop your understanding and skills by selecting optional units including: hand and nail care, foot and toenail care, make-up application, blow-drying hair, curl winding skills, shampooing and conditioning hair, plaiting hair, colouring hair using temporary colour.

Through the optional units in this qualification you will also have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant hair and beauty products, health and safety, customer services and designing retail display areas.

What could this qualification lead to?


This qualification will support you to progress to the next level of vocational learning.

VTCT qualifications that you could progress to include:

- VTCT Level 2 Award in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ)
- VTCT Level 2 Extended Award in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ)
- VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ)
- VTCT Level 2 Extended Certificate in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ)
- VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ)

There are a range of different sized hair and beauty skills qualifications at level 1 and you would choose different sized qualifications dependent on your learning circumstances and the number of optional units you will be able to choose.

Who supports this qualification?


This qualification has been reviewed by education and training providers who have confirmed that they will support learners to progress to the next level of vocational learning on qualifications offered at these centres. The education and training providers who have formally supported this qualification include:

- East Kent College
- The Studio Training Academy
- Truro and Penwith College



Qualification Structure

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UCO5 Y/507/0509 Create a hair and beauty image using colour 1 30
Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UBT1 D/507/0480 Face painting 1 30
UBT11 L/507/0488 Hand and nail care 1 30
UBT14 R/507/0492 Foot and toenail care 1 30
UBT17 H/507/0495 Make-up application 1 30
UBT4 K/507/0482 Nail art 1 30
UBT8 A/507/0485 Skincare 1 30
UCO11 Y/507/0512 Customer service skills 1 30
UCO14 F/507/0519 Design a retail display area in the salon 1 30
UCO17 D/507/0513 Promote hair and beauty products 1 30
UCO2 R/507/0508 The hair and beauty sector 1 30
UCO8 L/507/0510 Follow health and safety in a salon 1 30
UHB11 T/507/0517 Plaiting hair 1 30
UHB13 A/507/0518 Colour hair using temporary hair colour 1 30
UHB2 H/507/0514 Blow dry hair 1 30
UHB7 K/507/0515 Winding skills 1 30
UHB9 M/507/0516 Shampoo and condition hair 1 30

*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
Cedars Upper School 01525 219300 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
Barnfield College 01582 569500 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Newbury College 01635 584500 Visit website Berkshire - West Berkshire
Bristol Futures Academy 0117 955 1447 Visit website Bristol, City of
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Filton Campus 0117 909 2357 Visit website Bristol, City of
Aspire - The Wycombe Grange 01494 44581 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Aspire Alternative Provision 01296 387600 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Bridge Academy Central 01908 889417 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Chiltern Skills and Enterprise Centre 01494 358015 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Lord Grey School 01908 626110 Visit website Buckinghamshire - Milton Keynes
Cheshire College – South & West 01270 654654 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Ruskin Community High School 01270 560514 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
The Fermain Academy 01625 611001 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Total People Ltd 01606 734000 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Warrington & Vale Royal College - Hartford 01606 74444 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire West and Chester
Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy 01928 711643 Visit website Cheshire - Halton
Riverside College Halton - Kingsway Campus 0151 257 2800 Visit website Cheshire - Halton
Warrington & Vale Royal College 01925 494494 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
Bodmin College 01208 79220 Visit website Cornwall
Cornwall College - Camborne Campus 01209 611611 Visit website Cornwall
Truro - Penwith College 01736 335000 Visit website Cornwall
Furness Academy 01229 484270 Visit website Cumbria
Furness College 01229 825017 Visit website Cumbria
William Howard School 01697 745700 Visit website Cumbria
Heanor Gate Science College 01773 716396 Visit website Derbyshire
Less Than Zero Training Ltd 07460 431154 Visit website Derbyshire
R.E.A.L Education Ltd - Hair and Beauty Provision 07876 834646 Visit website Derbyshire
East Midlands College of Beauty & Complementary Therapies 01332 368333 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
KM Training Ltd 01332 343033 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
Saint Benedict CVA 01332 557032 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
The Kingsmead School 07812 300451 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
City College Plymouth 01752 305300 Visit website Devon
Hair@theAcademy 07974 750699 Visit website Devon
Petroc - Tiverton Campus 01884 235219 Visit website Devon
Skills Group UK 01752 332442 Visit website Devon
Skills To Group Limited - Exeter Academy 01392 411119 Visit website Devon
Skills To Group Limited - Newton Abbot Academy 01626 362779 Visit website Devon
Skills To Group Limited - Plymouth Academy 01752 255887 Visit website Devon
South Dartmoor Community College 01364 652230 Visit website Devon
HNB Academy 01202 707113 Visit website Dorset - Poole
Skills and Learning Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole 01202 262300 Visit website Dorset - Poole
St. Aldhelms Academy 01202 732500 Visit website Dorset - Poole
Durham Community Business College 0191 373 0336 Visit website Durham
Wellfield Community School 01429 838783 Visit website Durham
Wolsingham School and Community College 01388 527302 Visit website Durham
Darlington College 01325 503072 Visit website Durham - Darlington
Hartlepool College of Further Education 01429 295111 Visit website Durham - Hartlepool
@ Hair Academy 07445 868142 Visit website Durham - Stockton-on-Tees
Abacus Training Group - Newhaven 01273 584002 Visit website East Sussex
Bexhill College 01424 214545 Visit website East Sussex
Sussex Downs College - Eastbourne Campus 0303 003 9300 Visit website East Sussex
Sussex Downs College - Lewes Campus 0303 003 9200 Visit website East Sussex
CTP Training Academy 01279 424121 Visit website Essex
Hair & Beauty Skills Academy 07805 170998 Visit website Essex
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - Basildon Campus 0845 521 2345 Visit website Essex
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
JT2 - Nicky Oliver Academy 0161 232 9521 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Nicky Oliver Academy 0844 999 0644 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Central Manchester College of Health and Beauty 0161 236 7181 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Harpurhey Campus 0161 909 6655 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Moston Campus 0161 920 4414 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Northenden Campus 0161 614 8000 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Openshaw Campus 01785 774100 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Oldham College 0161 785 4070 Visit website Greater Manchester - Oldham
Stockport College 0161 296 5000 Visit website Greater Manchester - Stockport
Tyler Lee Hair Company 01942 206253 Visit website Greater Manchester - Wigan
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
Southampton City College 023 8057 7221 Visit website Hampshire
The Arnewood School 01425 625400 Visit website Hampshire
Highbury College 023 9238 3131 Visit website Hampshire - Portsmouth
Links Academy 01727 850150 Visit website Hertfordshire
North Hertfordshire College - Hitchin Campus 01462 424242 Visit website Hertfordshire
Oaklands College 01727 737000 Visit website Hertfordshire
Westfield Academy 01923 231560 Visit website Hertfordshire
Astor College 01304 201151 Visit website Kent
Canterbury College 01227 811111 Visit website Kent
East Kent College 01843 605040 Visit website Kent
East Kent College - Dover 01304 244303 Visit website Kent
East Kent College - Folkestone 01303 858216 Visit website Kent
Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre 01580 764222 Visit website Kent
Rowhill School 01474 705377 Visit website Kent
The Folkestone Academy 01303 842400 Visit website Kent
The John Wallis Church of England Academy 01233 623465 Visit website Kent
The Towers School and 6th Form Centre 01233 653531 Visit website Kent
West Heath School 01732 460553 Visit website Kent
UK Beauty Schools Ltd - Kent 01634 827677 Visit website Kent - Medway
Preston's College 01772 225001 Visit website Lancashire
Sir John Thursby Community College 01282 682313 Visit website Lancashire
The Heights Free School - Coal Clough Academy 01282 421142 Visit website Lancashire
The Heights Free School 01254 261655 Visit website Lancashire - Blackburn with Darwen
Blackpool and the Fylde College - Bispham Campus 01253 504625 Visit website Lancashire - Blackpool
Unity Academy, Blackpool 01253 355493 Visit website Lancashire - Blackpool
Brooksby Melton College 01664 850850 Visit website Leicestershire
Countesthorpe Leysland Community College 0116 277 1555 Visit website Leicestershire
Humphrey Perkins School 01509 412385 Visit website Leicestershire
South Leicestershire College 0116 264 3555 Visit website Leicestershire
Stephenson College 01530 836136 Visit website Leicestershire
Fullhurst Community College 0116 282 4326 Visit website Leicestershire - Leicester
Trans4m Leicester CIC 0116 262 1537 Visit website Leicestershire - Leicester
Boston College 01205 365701 Visit website Lincolnshire
Boston College Spalding 01775 715880 Visit website Lincolnshire
University Academy Holbeach 01406 423042 Visit website Lincolnshire
Baysgarth School 01652 632576 Visit website Lincolnshire - North Lincolnshire
North Lindsey College 01724 281111 Visit website Lincolnshire - North Lincolnshire
Barnet and Southgate College 020 3764 8000 Visit website London - Barnet
Excellence-Solutions Limited T/A Candor Professional Beauty Academy - Willesden 020 8004 8835 Visit website London - Brent
Insights School and Skills Academy 020 8840 9099 Visit website London - Ealing
The Park ESC 01707 346170 Visit website London - Enfield
The World of Work 020 3589 6723 Visit website London - Enfield
Shooters Hill Sixth Form College 0208 319 9700 Visit website London - Greenwich
Institute of Dermal Sciences 01895 349008 Visit website London - Hillingdon
Latimer AP Academy 020 3108 0345 Visit website London - Kensington and Chelsea
LSCollege - Lewisham Campus 020 3757 3000 Visit website London - Lewisham
South Thames College - Merton Campus 020 8918 7272 Visit website London - Merton
Beckton Globe 020 3373 4030 Visit website London - Newham
City of London Academy 020 7394 5100 Visit website London - Southwark
Excellence-Solutions Limited T/A Candor Professional Beauty Academy 0845 467 7754 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Excellence-Solutions Limited T/A Candor Professional Beauty Academy - Walthamstow 020 8004 8835 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service 020 8496 2974 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
St Helens College - Knowsley Campus 0151 477 5850 Visit website Merseyside - Knowsley
byHEART Learning Ltd 0151 708 7645 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Harmonize Academy 0151 203 1934 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Montebello Training Ltd 0151 329 3292 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
The City of Liverpool College 0151 252 1515 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Training Plus Merseyside 0151 709 6000 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Es Paradis College of Nails, Beauty Therapy & Hairdressing 07709 417132 Visit website Merseyside - St. Helens
St Helens College - Town Centre Campus 01744 733766 Visit website Merseyside - St. Helens
Beechwood Community Trust 0151 677 8008 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
Diss High School 01379 642424 Visit website Norfolk
Fusion Hair Academy 01493 603336 Visit website Norfolk
Springwood High School 01553 773393 Visit website Norfolk
The Norfolk Hair and Beauty Training Academy 07703 006592 Visit website Norfolk
Harrogate College 01423 879466 Visit website North Yorkshire
Unity City Academy 01642 326262 Visit website North Yorkshire - Middlesbrough
Redcar and Cleveland College 01642 473132 Visit website North Yorkshire - Redcar and Cleveland
Campion School and Language College 01604 833900 Visit website Northamptonshire
The Duston Education Trust 01604 460006 Visit website Northamptonshire
North Nottinghamshire College 01909 504504 Visit website Nottinghamshire
Bulwell Academy 0115 964 7640 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
Abingdon and Witney College - Abingdon Campus 01235 216220 Visit website Oxfordshire
Abingdon and Witney College - Witney Campus 01235 216220 Visit website Oxfordshire
City of Oxford College part of Activate Learning 01865 550550 Visit website Oxfordshire
Meadowbrook College 01865 253198 Visit website Oxfordshire
North Shropshire College - Oswestry Campus 01691 688000 Visit website Shropshire
Oldbury Wells School 01746 765454 Visit website Shropshire
RENU Training Academy 01743 718586 Visit website Shropshire
Shrewsbury Colleges Group 01743 342342 Visit website Shropshire
Smallbrook School 01939 233042 Visit website Shropshire
Yeovil College 01935 423921 Visit website Somerset
Weston College 01934 411411 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
White Rose School of Health & Beauty - Barnsley 01226 786763 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
Armonia Health and Beauty Training Academy 01302 842444 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 Sheffield School of Health and Beauty 0114 275 0201 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
Buxton and Leek College - Leek Campus 0800 074 0099 Visit website Staffordshire
South Staffordshire College - Tamworth Campus 01827 310202 Visit website Staffordshire
Hinchleywood School 01932 267186 Visit website Surrey
Rodborough School 01483 411100 Visit website Surrey
The Limes College 020 8652 1150 Visit website Surrey
Tomlinscote School and Sixth Form College 01276 709050 Visit website Surrey
North Gosforth Academy 0191 236 1700 Visit website Tyne and Wear - Newcastle upon Tyne
Boldon School 0191 536 2176 Visit website Tyne and Wear - South Tyneside
Hebburn Comprehensive School 0191 483 3199 Visit website Tyne and Wear - South Tyneside
Thoughts of Others (Premier Training College) 0121 582 0391 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
Ormiston Forge Academy 01384 566598 Visit website West Midlands - Sandwell
Solihull College 0121 678 7000 Visit website West Midlands - Solihull
Chichester College - Chichester Campus 01243 786321 Visit website West Sussex
Bradford Aesthetics Hair and Beauty College 01274 981240 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
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
The White Rose School of Health and Beauty 01484 510625 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Allerton Grange School 0113 393 0304 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Delta Academies Trust - Elland Academy 0113 212 7010 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Delta Academies Trust - Garforth Academy 0113 212 7141 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
The Central College of Health and Beauty - Leeds 0113 246 1966 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Outwood Academy Hemsworth 01977 624220 Visit website West Yorkshire - Wakefield
Room: 97 Creative Hairdressing 01924 339172 Visit website West Yorkshire - Wakefield
The Springfield Centre 01924 303770 Visit website West Yorkshire - Wakefield
Swindon College 01793 491591 Visit website Wiltshire
Wiltshire College - Chippenham 01249 464644 Visit website Wiltshire
New College Swindon 01793 611470 Visit website Wiltshire - Swindon
Christopher Whitehead Language College 01905 423906 Visit website Worcestershire
Guernsey College of Further Education 01481 737500 Visit website Guernsey
Grafters Academy +353 85 1221432 Visit website Ireland
Dundee and Angus College - Arbroath Campus 01241 432600 Visit website Angus
Dundee and Angus College - Kingsway Campus 01382 834865 Visit website Dundee City
The Edinburgh School of Beauty 0131 556 3366 Visit website Edinburgh, City of
The Secret Beauty Garden 07849 638646 Visit website Edinburgh, City of
Medusa Training Academy 01324 622185 Visit website Falkirk
Fife College 01592 223400 Visit website Fife
Cardiff and Vale College - City Centre Campus 029 2025 0450 Visit website Cardiff
Emrys-ap-Iwan Community College 01745 832287 Visit website Conwy
Grwp Llandrillo Menai - Coleg Llandrillo, Rhyl 01745 354797 Visit website Denbighshire
Coleg Cambria - Deeside Campus 0300 303 0007 Visit website Flintshire
Neath Port Talbot College - Coleg Castell Nedd Port Talbot 01639 648200 Visit website Neath Port Talbot
Neath Port Talbot College - Cwmtawe Community School 01792 863200 Visit website Neath Port Talbot
NPTC Group - Brecon 0845 408 6400 Visit website Powys
NPTC Group - Newtown 0845 408 6200 Visit website Powys
Cardiff and Vale College - Barry Campus 01446 725000 Visit website Vale of Glamorgan
Coleg Cambria - Yale Campus 0300 30 30 007 Visit website Wrexham
St Christopher's School 01978 346910 Visit website Wrexham

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