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VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Women's Hairdressing

Learn the basics of Hairdressing and build the foundations of a successful Hairdressing career with topics including how to create a variety of haircuts, colouring effects and styling techniques in line with current trends and fashions.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

Lessons will be held in a professional commercial salon environment where students will practice new skills on training heads in preparation for client services. Students will be provided with opportunities to research and investigate the history of hairdressing and the importance it plays in today’s hair fashions.

Students will discover the importance of English and Maths and the important role they play in the industry from timing services, mixing and measuring chemicals, reading manufacturer’s instructions and so on. Students will learn to adapt communication techniques to meet a variety of social and cultural needs.

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Start date: 08/09/2022

Course code
V2HAIRD22T
Level
Level 2
Location
Truro College
Duration
1 year
Qualification
Other

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Small classes

Experienced lecturers

Industry-standard facilities

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WHAT WILL I LEARN?

There are seven mandatory units with the addition of three optional units:

Mandatory Units

  • Working in the Hair Industry
  • Health and Safety
  • Client Consultation
  • Shampoo and Condition the Hair and Scalp
  • Cutting
  • Colour and Lighten Hair
  • The Art of Dressing Hair

Optional Units

  • Perm and Neutralise Hair
  • Create an Image Based on a Theme
  • The Art of Colouring Hair
  • Salon Reception Duties
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WHERE WILL IT TAKE ME?

Opportunities are many and varied for the enterprising hairdresser from small salons to large high end city salons, ocean liners, television and theatre work. Progressing to a Level 3 hairdressing course will enable students to stat their own business or franchise. Upon completion of levels 2 & 3 in hairdressing, Higher Education courses will qualify students for teaching, training or assessing positions. Qualifications include:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing
  • Level 2 Diploma in Barbering
  • Advanced and Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship

ASSESSMENT ARRANGEMENTS

Achievement in this subject is dependent upon excellent attendance, punctuality and effort. Students will learn in a friendly atmosphere, using a variety of assessment methods:

  • Written assignment work that is conducted as homework.
  • Formal assessment of practical skills in a commercial salon environment on paying clients
  • Discussions and presentations
  • 1:1 tutor sessions
  • An online exam for each unit
  • A formal assessment for each unit that tests practical skills and theory

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

GCSE grade 4 in four subjects with at least one of these in English or Maths.

INFORMATION & SUPPORT

The College encourages all students to read widely and conduct their own research into the ever changing world of the Hairdressing industry. Students will be supported in their work throughout the course to enable them to be productive and to help track progression.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

A one-day-a-week work placement is a mandatory requirement for this course. It must equate to 45 days or 315 hours.

Upon enrolment a kit and uniform will need to be purchased to complete the qualification.

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