Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy at The Thetford Academy
GENERAL AIMS: To gain an understanding of the Art of
Hairdressing and Professional Make-up application, in
addition to gaining the skills required for the industry.
COURSE OUTLINE: The VTCT level 2 Diploma in Hair and
Beauty services (QCF) has been specifically designed to
develop practical skills in; working on salon reception,
the creative art of dressing hair and applying makeup,
how to create an effective hair and beauty image,
provide shampooing and conditioning services, how
to colour hair using temporary and semi-permanent
colour or the intricate work of manicure or pedicures:
NATURE OF STUDY: The nature of the study will be
research and practical work in the purpose-built hair
and beauty salon. This will be on paying clients who
come into the salon or simulated using a block or on
other students in the group. You will also have a number
of assignments and external papers in each unit.
Sixth Form Entry
5 A*-C at GCSE, including a C in English + Mathematics,
with a B grade in the chosen subject areas for A Level.
BTEC Level 3
4 A*-C, preferably including a C in English + Mathematics.
BTEC Level 2
2 D grades.
Each student’s work is reviewed at the end of
Year 12 and progress into Year 13 is dependent on
satisfactory performance in the examinations.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Thetford Academy directly.