Hair and Beauty Skills VTCT Certificate Level 2

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Help your clients feel beautiful inside and out with this programme. You’ll explore advanced hair and beauty techniques. In addition, you will acquire technical skills such as hair winding, blow-drying, basic cutting, and hair finishing. You’ll also study in a professional setting and will strengthen your client communication and consultation skills.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Develop strong client and customer service skills.
  • Perform hair techniques such as blow-drying and finishing.
  • Style hair with techniques such as winding and basic cutting.
  • Use head blocks and demonstrate your work on clients.
  • Entry Requirements

    Learners must be aged 14 or above and must achieve a successful interview.

    Career Progression

    Progression may include a level 2 qualification such as the Women’s Hairdressing VTCT Diploma, an apprenticeship, or relevant employment.

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    Course Details


    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

    Start Date


    Course Code


    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Facts


    Benefit from partnerships and opportunities with Lidos Productions, The Carriageworks, and Steiner. |Take advantage of our strong links with leading employers Wella, Goddess Electrical, HD Brows, Sterex, Urban Decay, Treasure House of Makeup, Nouveau, and Dermalogica.

    Extra Curriculum

    Our practical rooms have been specially designed and built by experienced consultants to provide the college with first class commercial salons for hair and beauty therapy and makeup studios for media makeup.

    Labour Market

    By 2024, the hairdressing and barber sector in Leeds is predicted to grow by 3.3%. (EMSI, 2019)

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