Hair and Beauty

Exam Board: VTCT

Course Title: VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy (VRQ)

Course Level: 2

Course overview:

Students will develop a broad understanding of the hair and beauty sector, which spans the entire vocational sector and related industries. The course consist of four units including UV21578 – Understanding the hair and beauty sector, UV21579 – Hair and beauty research project, UV21580 – Enterprise in the hair and beauty sector, UV21582 – Hair and beauty science.

 

Assessment:

UV21578 – Understanding the hair and beauty sector – externally set exam

UV21579 – Hair and beauty research project – internally marked and externally moderated

UV21580 – Enterprise in the hair and beauty sector – internally marked and externally moderated

UV21582 – Hair and beauty science – internally marked and externally moderated

 

Grading System: D* / D / M / P

 

Progression opportunities:

Students could possibly apply for an apprenticeship in the industry or look to further their qualifications level 2 / 3 in a post 16 setting. Students can also look to develop other skills in different areas of the industry, some ideas are listed below:

  • Hairdressing
  • Beauty Therapy Make-Up
  • Nail Services
  • Complementary and alternative therapies
  • Spa therapy
  • Retail – cosmetic and fashion
  • Theatre and media