The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing Studies (QCF) is ideal if you aspire to a career as an employed and/or self-employed hairdresser or stylist. The qualification is based on the hairdressing National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK’s leading professional body, The Hairdressing Council.
This qualification can be achieved through you gathering evidence in the College’s realistic working environment without the necessity for paying clients.
The content of the course comprises all the elements you will require to work as a junior hairdresser/stylist.
Mandatory Units include:
- Health and Safety
- Client Consultation
- Shampoo and Conditioning Hair
- A Research Unit - Working in the Hair Industry
- Cut Women’s Hair
- Colour and Lighten hair
- The Art of Dressing Hair.
You will also develop your skills and understanding by studying technical Units.
You will be required to attend some twilight and evening sessions.
Four GCSEs at a minimum of Grade D/3 including English and Mathematics.
Successful completion of a Level 1 Hairdressing qualification.
You will be invited for an interview and will be required to take a skills test.
English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at Grade A*-C in these subjects when you commence your course.
On successful completion of the course you will be eligible to become a graduate State Registered Hairdresser (SRH) with The Hairdressing Council.
You may choose to further develop your skills by progressing to a Level 3 course.
Things You May Need
You will be required to purchase and wear a uniform and buy some equipment such as make-up and brushes. All the necessary uniform can be purchased from the Department throughout July, August and September.
Information, Advice and Support
Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Tel: 01274 433043
Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 433246 / 433030 / 436153 / 436152.
Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 438999
For all other queries call 01274 433333