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    Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

    VTCT level 2 certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy (VRQ)

    This course is designed for 14-16 year old learners and is equivalent to 1 GCSE at 9 to 4 (distinction/pass).

    There is one exam and three projects to complete over the two years.

    This two year course is divided into 4 units:

    Curriculum Information

    Year 10

    Understanding the Hair and Beauty Sector

    • Understanding the structure and importance of the UK hair and beauty sector
    • Know the products used, and services and treatments provided in the hair and beauty sector
    • Understand the career opportunities available within the hair and beauty sector

    Hair and Beauty research project

    • Understand how to plan a research project in hair and beauty
    • Be able to produce a research project for a hair and beauty project
    • Be able to carry out a hair and beauty research project

    Year 11

    Enterprise in the Hair and Beauty sector

    • Understand the features and benefits of entrepreneurship
    • Be able to research and develop ideas for a hair and beauty enterprise
    • Be able to plan a hair and beauty enterprise

    Responding to a Hair and Beauty design brief

    • Understand how to analyse hair and beauty briefs
    • Be able to develop and present ideas for a hair and beauty design brief

    Skills Gained

    • Planning and research skills
    • Self management
    • Team work
    • Innovation, creativity, reflection
    • Problem solving
    • Communication skills

    Person to contact: Ms N Onwuagha