VTCT - SVQ 1 Hairdressing & Barbering
The purpose of the SVQ 1 in Hairdressing and Barbering is to provide the basic skills and knowledge required to progress onto Level 2 Hairdressing or Level 2 Barbering. To kick start a women’s or men’s hairdressing career this will allow learners to grow in confidence by working on model heads, each other and progressing to real clients. The units are: Shampoo and Condition Hair; Preparing for Hair Services; Maintaining the Work Area; Effective Working Relationships; Blow Drying Hair; Plaiting and Twisting Hair, Basic Cutting; Temporary Hair Colouring and Assist with Salon Reception Duties. This course is ideal for those with enthusiasm and motivation for the industry.
Previous attainment of a Level 1 part-time qualification (SCQF 4) in Hairdressing, Barbering and or Beauty Therapy and/or relevant industry experience is desirable. Two National 4 qualifications or equivalent but not essential. For applicants where English is not their first language then ESOL at Intermediate 2 is required as excellent communication skills are needed. You may be invited to a group information session, online interview and potentially complete a skills test. A satisfactory reference may be required.
Method of Assessment
Direct observation and open book assessments will take place throughout the course. Research will also be required.
Further study onto a Level 2 Hairdressing or Barbering programme. Gaining employment within a salon to develop your skills. Opportunity to study MA SVQ Level 2 within a salon to continue your studies.
13 Sep 2021
- Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page