Hairdressing (VTCT)

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus, Milton Road Campus


The Level 2 qualification will allow you to enter the industry as a junior hairdresser or continue your studies at the next level to enhance your hairdressing skills

You will be provided with up to date training in new innovations and techniques with leading product manufacturers and hairdressers. Edinburgh College is recognised as a Centre of Excellence by Wella - one of only two Scottish colleges this professional recognition reflects the exceptional standard of facilities and training you’ll experience during your course.

Course includes:
Advising and Consulting with Clients; Shampoo and Condition; Hair Styling; Hair Set and Dress; Hair Plaits and Twists; Cutting Hair; Colouring Hair; Team Work.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 4; or SVQ Hairdressing and Barbering (Level 1) at SCQF Level 4. You will be invited for interview which will include a practical trade test and written task.

Progression Routes

SVQ Hairdressing (VTCT) at SCQF Level 6

Start Date





at SCQF Level 5

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hairdressing and Beauty

SCQF Level