Hair & Beauty

Hair & Beauty

The Course:


Starting in Year 10, this two year course is designed to introduce you to working in the hair and beauty industry, a major employer in the UK with over 43,000 hair and beauty businesses employing over 250,00 people and generating over £7.5 billion in the UK economy. This course will give you a strong start, learning core skills that you can further add to in College or with an apprenticeship. Choosing Hair and Beauty can offer you a lifelong career that presents many opportunities in vastly differing fields that you can achieve with hard work and by continuing your knowledge and learning in the future.


The Hair and Beauty industry is very competitive, only the very best might be chosen to gain a college place or an apprenticeship in a professional salon or spa. Completing this course to a high level will give you an advantage over others who do not have this opportunity.


Course Structure:


This course covers six theory and practical units, you must complete all aspects of each unit to complete the course.


VTCT Level 2 VRQ Extended certificate in hair and beauty skills:


The units covered are, Create an image based on a theme, shampoo and treat the hair, blow dry and finish the hair, basic plaiting and twisting hair, working in the hair and beauty industries and promote yourself and prepare for a job interview.

You will learn practical skills in class and you will have weekly homework to complete the theory work for each unit. You will be assessed in your practical skills for each unit. There is no end exam but a lot of coursework that must be completed to a high standard and completed on time.


Other Information:


Many of our past students have gone on to College or an apprenticeship and have continued to have successful careers in hairdressing and beauty. There are endless job roles available in this thriving sector. This course will suit anyone that wants to succeed and work hard to achieve a place in this dynamic industry.


This course is delivered at Pembrokeshire College and is limited in place numbers.








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