Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a part of the exciting and vibrant Hair and Media Make up industry? Well you have the chance to learn how to fulfil those ambitions. Projects could include designing looks for Films and TV, learning make up skills for every day looks or hair styling for photo sessions. You will learn excellent underpinning skills which will allow you to move onto your next level.
What will I learn?
This is a practical based course with ongoing assessment throughout. There will be essential theory which underpins the practical tasks set. In addition to your study programme, work experience is also encouraged to get a feel for the industry you will eventually work in.
The VTCT level 1 Diploma in an Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector is a qualification that has been designed to introduce the learner to a range of practical skills from across the hair & beauty industries.
This qualification has been designed to prepare the learner for employment as a supervised assistant/apprentice or for further learning in the hairdressing and beauty industries within College.
How will I be assessed?
We have an excellent range of commercial salons based on what you would expect to see in industry. These provide the perfect environment for your practical assessments.
You will also be required to complete theory assignments and one online written assessment.
Progression & Career Opportunities
Level 2 Hair & Media make-up, Level 2 Apprenticeship in Hairdressing, Level 2 Hairdressing or Level 2 Beauty Therapy
You will need to dress appropriately - details will be discussed with you during your interview. You will also need to participate in tasks whereby there is a model and artist interaction - you could play the part of either.
All trips will require you to attend as this is an essential part of the study programme. There will also be a few opportunities throughout the year to participate in open evenings and you will be expected to play a part.
A Studio fee will be taken during Induction week to cover the cost of uniform and enrichment activities such as trips and guest speakers. There will be an additional cost for uniform, kit, studio usage.