Hair and Beauty Skills VTCT Diploma Level 2

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Strengthen your technical skills with this programme. You will design mood boards to showcase your ideas and create full looks on clients from head to toe. This course emphasises working to themes, so you will work on image-focused projects from start to finish. You’ll create full looks on clients including hair, makeup, and nails.


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

  • Communicate and consult with clients.
  • Design mood boards detailing ideas for different looks.
  • Generate ideas for looks based on overarching themes.
  • Craft full looks that match a theme detailed in a brief.
  • Entry Requirements

    A relevant level 1 qualification.

    Career Progression

    Progression may include a level 3 qualification such as the Hairdressing BTEC Diploma, an apprenticeship, or relevant employment.

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      Course Details


      1 year

      Study Type

      Full time

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      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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