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Hair and Beauty Skills – VTCT- Level 2 Diploma


Level 2



Type of study

School Leavers




1 Year

The Level 2 Hair and Beauty Skills course prepares you to progress to the next level of vocational learning and prepares you for the specific job role of a hairdressing or beauty therapy apprentice.   

You will also have the opportunity to develop your understanding and skills further by studying optional units including; Basic face painting, blow-drying and finishing hair, shampooing and treating the hair, basic plaiting and twisting hair, colour hair using semi permanent colour, basic clipper cutting techniques for men’s hair, basic cutting techniques for women’s hair. 

GCSE English & Maths at grade 3 or above 


This course is very creative and will give you a good foundation from which to start your exciting hairdressing career.  

You will be encouraged to try out new things, learn new techniques and work with clients to build your skills. 


Coursework & holistic practical assessments 


On completion of the above qualification you will be able to progress to a Level 2 qualification in hairdressing or beauty therapy as part of an apprenticeship or a full time course. 


Hairdressing kit- estimate  £300 

Uniform – estimate £40  

Resource fee includes a trip – estimate £65 


Opportunity to go to the biggest hairdressing show to see professional events and live training shows. Guest speakers we have are from Schwarzkopf to train with our professional products and colours. Steiner come in to talk about a career you can have within cruise ships. 


We have two equipped fully functioning salons; one for training purpose and the commercial Elements salon for clients. Both salons have salon friendly lighting to give the light to achieve the prefect outcomes on colours and cuts.  

A fully equipped dispensary section to have all your electrical items and setting equipment. Learners will have to learn how to use our washing machines and tumble dryers so they can have a stock of t towels ready to be able to use for the next working day. All PPE is provided to maintain good hygiene and to keep all learners safe.  

We work with Schwarzkopf for professional products and colours.