Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: HB6S1 GLH: Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: GL0R 23 Units: 7 Registration End Date: 30th Jun 2020
Level: 3 Minimum Credits: 65

Additional Information

Statement of purpose


The purpose of the SVQ 3 in Hairdressing at SCQF Level 6 qualification is to provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to be a hairdresser/stylist.


Who is this qualification for?


This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and has both mandatory and optional units for you to achieve.


What does this qualification cover?


The mandatory specialist units are creatively style and dress hair, creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques, creatively colour and lighten hair and provide client consultation services.

The optional section of this qualification allows you to choose specialist units you would like to study, depending upon your chosen career pathway as a hairdresser/stylist and includes provide a variety of relaxing services, hair colour correction services, provide creative hair extension services, create a variety of permed effects, develop, enhance and evaluate your creative hairdressing skills, provide specialist hair and scalp treatments, contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of promotional activities and contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business.

You will be expected to gather evidence of both the practical skills and underpinning knowledge for each unit you study and create a 'portfolio of evidence' for the qualification.

NB: Where specific legislation and regulations are stated within the Record of Assessment books, please make these relevant to your nation.



Qualification Structure

Mandatory Units - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 4 components and earn a minimum of 41 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UHB77 Creatively style and dress hair 6 7
UHB78 Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques 6 13
UHB79 Creatively colour and lighten hair 7 14
UHB80 Provide client consultation services 6 7



Optional Units - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 3 components and earn a minimum of 24 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UHB100 Provide a variety of relaxing services 7 10
UHB101 Hair colour correction services 7 15
UHB102 Provide creative hair extension services 6 8
UHB103 Create a variety of permed effects 7 10
UHB104 Develop, enhance and evaluate your creative hairdressing skills 6 9
UHB105 Provide specialist hair and scalp treatments 7 15
UHB106 Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of promotional activities 6 10
UHB107 Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business 6 7



*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

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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
SAKS Education Ltd 01325 341628 Visit website Durham - Darlington
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
Positive Pathways Academy 01322 436285 Visit website London - Bexley
James Dun's House 01224 648480 Visit website Aberdeen City
Edinburgh College - Granton Campus 0131 297 9572 Visit website Edinburgh
Edinburgh College - Milton Road Campus 0131 297 9040 Visit website Edinburgh, City of
Medusa Training Academy 01324 622185 Visit website Falkirk
Fife College 01592 223400 Visit website Fife
Ayrshire College 01563 523501 Visit website North Ayrshire
Charlie Taylor Hair Health and Beauty Ltd 01738 441711 Visit website Perth and Kinross

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