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Womens Hairdressing (VTCT) Diploma Level 2

Dundee and Angus College

Venues

Arbroath Campus, Kingsway Campus

Content

Specifically designed to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to prepare learners for employment as a junior hairdresser/stylist. Learners will have their hairdressing skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a junior hairdresser/stylist including: Health and Safety; Client Consultation; Shampoo and Conditioning Hair; Researching Working in the Hair Industry; Cut Women's Hair; Colour and Lighten Hair and the Art of Dressing Hair. Learners who complete this qualification are eligible to become a graduate State Registered Hairdresser (SRH) with The Hairdressing Council.

Entry Requirements

Two National 4 qualification or equivalent but not essential. Level 1 VTCT qualification (SCQF 4) in hairdressing and/or relevant industry experience.

For applicants where English is not their first language then ESOL at Intermediate 2 is required as excellent communication skills are needed.

Enthusiasm and motivation for the Hairdressing industry and a creative ability is an advantage. Selection is based on a group information session, a skills test and an individual interview. A satisfactory reference may be required.

Progression Routes

Further study or to gain employment in the beauty therapy industry in a wide range of career opportunities.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Hair, Beauty and Complementary Therapies

SCQF Level

5