The main purpose of the VTCT Level 1 Certificate 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 directly prepare you for further study in the hair and beauty sector.
This qualification includes all the required elements to develop your practical hair and beauty skills including a mandatory unit in Create a hair and beauty image using colour. You will also have the opportunity to develop your skills and abilities further by completing units which may include: Make-up application, Skincare, Nail art, Face painting, Blow-drying hair, Winding skills, Shampooing and conditioning hair, Plaiting hair, Colouring hair using temporary colour.
You will also have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant hair and beauty products, health and safety, customer services, designing retail display areas and the hair and beauty sector.
Your knowledge and understanding in these units will be collected in a portfolio of evidence. Guidance for this will come from your assessor. Your assessor may also ask questions to confirm your knowledge and understanding.
Your assessor will also observe your practical performance in one assessment. Your grade will be determined by achievement of assessment criteria and achievement of additional performance standards
You will learn:
- Create a hair and beauty image using colour
- Nail art Face painting
- Shampooing and conditioning hair
- Blow-drying hair
Benefits/SkillsThe opportunity to look at all skill areas in hair and beauty before committing to a Level 2 qualification.
- VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
- VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
- VTCT Level 2 Diploma in hair and makeup artistry
- VTCT Level 2 Apprenticeship in hairdressing