Where will this course lead?

Working in a salon/spa/cruise ship/own business/ further advanced beauty/ hair trainingWorking in a salon/spa/ cruise ship/own business/ further advanced beauty/ hair training

What will I study?

Health and safety within a salon environment

The art of photographic make-up
This unit is about developing creative design skills for
photographic make-up, the ability to plan and create
different make-up looks is also required. You will evaluate
your results against your agreed design brief.
You will need to communicate effectively and be aware of
hygiene, health and safety in this unit.

The art of dressing hair
The aim of this unit is to develop the creative skill of styling,
dressing and finishing hair. You will learn how to identify the
capability of your client's hair which will allow you to choose
from a range of products, tools and equipment to complete
the look. You will need to demonstrate the ability to blow
dry, set, put up hair and finish your client's hair using
heated styling equipment.

How will this course be delivered?

In a realistic salon environment over 12 weeks with about 2 hours of private study at home each week.

What qualifications will I get?

VTCT Level 2 Award in Photographic Make-Up and Dressing Hair

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed within college salons, assignments and end of unit test.

How do I get a place on the course?

Completion of an application form which will then lead to an interview

What are the entry requirements?

A good level of English, a successful interview and an enthusiasm to succeed.

What else do I need to know?

You will be given a kit list of combs and brushes on week one. Approx cost of this kit will be around £30.
Please wear comfortable black trousers and a black plain t shirt and flat fully enclosed shoes or trainers.
You will be required to work on each other as part of the course and arrange models for assessments.

What can I do after this course?

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing
Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make - up
Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy
Work within a salon/ spa/ make up counter