Training Academy

We offer Level Two and Three Hairdressing Diploma qualifications on a full or part time basis according to your requirements.

For apprentices these courses are Government funded as you will require a work placement All of our courses require an initial assessment, informal interview We offer one to one bespoke training as well as small class sizes to give you the learner the very best attention at all times.

Who is this qualification for?

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing (QCF) is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed junior hairdresser/stylist. This qualification is based on the Level 2 Hairdressing National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's lead hairdressing professional association (The Hairdressing Council) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a junior hairdresser/stylist.

Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 1 qualification in hairdressing and/or a successful skills test and interview.

Why is this qualification most suitable?

This is one of two VTCT qualifications in hairdressing at Level 2. Whilst both qualifications qualify learners to become a junior hairdresser/stylist, this qualification requires learners to work in a commercial hairdressing salon whereby assessments must be carried out on real paying clients in line with commercial service times. In contrast the VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing (QCF) allows learners to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients.

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing (QCF) is most suitable for learners seeking to work in, and develop their skills in a commercial setting, and can only be delivered by colleges that have, or have access to a 'real' salon, and not a realistic working environment.

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