VTCT VRQ Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing (Part-Time)

Course Overview

The VTCT VRQ Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing is a part-time one-year course. It covers shampooing and conditioning hair, basic cutting and styling skills, client consultation, including the recognition of diseases and disorders of the scalp. Other topics include basic salon health and safety, retail, reception skills and customer care.

  • Entry Requirements

    Interview prior to enrolment.

    Learners must be aged 19 or over and have achieved the Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing.

  • Career Prospects

    This qualification will allow learners to continue their studies to Level 3 Hairdressing and/or advanced skills courses.

  • Assessment

    Assessment methods include observation of practical work, written assignments, oral questioning and written end of unit tests.  Learners will have homework to complete, which includes compiling a portfolio of evidence, completing workbooks and practising skills.

    Learners will need access to a camera (not a mobile phone) for portfolio documentation.

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Brecon Beacons College - 01686 614400

Newtown College - 01686 614200

Afan College - 01639 648200

Course Length

1 Year




2 evenings per week.