VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Techniques and Management Practice in Hairdressing
The VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Techniques and Management Practice in Hairdressing qualification is ideal for experienced and qualified hairdressing professionals who work unsupervised, possibly in a supervisory or managerial role, and have a high level of relevant knowledge and skills.
This qualification can help you set up and run your own hairdressing business. You will gain the skills to manage staff and resources, learn how to develop and promote your business and develop your technical skills.
Units covered include:
Quality management of client care in the hair and beauty sector
Manage the creation of a hair style collection
Hair & scalp specialist services
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Contact Hours per week
8 hours contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials
A further 8 hours maximum studying and preparing assessments (To include practice on clients) in your own time per week, including use of online materials
General Entry Requirements:
Successful completion of NVQ/VRQ Level 3 Hairdressing
English Language Requirements for International students:
- Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
- IELTS 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in all skills)
- PTE 51 Or an approved equivalent test in English
Equivalent qualifications include:
- Grade C (or above) in GCSE English
- Successfully completion of a Level 3 Vocational Programme with assessments completed in English Language
- Essential Skills in Literacy (Level 2)
- ESOL Level 2
Tier 4 Students:
SERC will only accept a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for issuing a Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)
Successful completion of the admissions process
Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning. Further details on APEL can be found in the admissions section.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include examinations, coursework, Project Based Learning, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies. This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study. Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.
All students must be willing to participate with one another during practical sessions.
Please note students must arrange their own models for assessment.
Where will it take me?
On successful completion of this course you will be able to apply for vacancies in a hairdressing salon or complete another qualification.
This qualification can help you progress into a wide range of roles within the hair and beauty sector.
How will it make me more employable?
We will help you to develop the skills that show an employer that you can use your knowledge to the best effect, that you have the right attitude, work to high standards and will be a great asset to their business.
The qualification is suited for experienced and qualified hairdressing professionals who have specific roles within a salon.
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