Hair and Beauty Skills

VTCT Extended Certificate in Hair and Beauty Skills

Course Summary

The VTCT Entry Level 3 Extended Award in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ) is a vocationally related qualification that will prepare learners to care for themselves independently. This qualification is designed for learners aged 14 years or over and will support them to effectively care for their personal hygiene and appearance.

Being able to effectively care for your personal hygiene and grooming are part of the essential skills needed to live a healthy, confident and happy life. Personal presentation and hygiene are important self-care skills which will assist learners to integrate effectively with others whether in a learning or work environment.

This is a vocationally related qualification and includes all the required elements to independently care for learners personal hygiene and presentation including a mandatory unit in creating your own hair and beauty image. This unit will enable learners to produce a total look on themselves based on a day, evening or a special occasion look. Learners will be able to create a mood board of ideas based on a theme and this will help with the planning of their finished look.


Throughout this qualification learners will develop knowledge and understanding of relevant hair and beauty and hygiene products, the principles of hygiene and preventing cross-infection. Learners will also develop interpersonal and communication skills that will assist with their presentation and allow them to interact effectively with others.

Areas which may be covered during the course:

  • Create your own hair and beauty image

  • Create a special event mood board

  • Nail and skin care

  • Personal Hygiene

  • Shampoo and Blow-dry

  • Make up application

  • Communication Skills

Progression

  • VTCT Level 1 Award in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ)

  • VTCT Level 1 Certificate in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ)

  • VTCT Level 1 Diploma in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ)

  • VTCT Level 1 Extended Award in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ)

  • VTCT Level 1 Extended Certificate in Hair and Beauty Skills (VRQ)