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Hair, beauty and holistics - VTCT VRC in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy (Entry 3 ) at Kirklees College, Dewsbury Centre

Course description

This qualification will develop your skills in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy as well as providing a foundation for further learning. It will enable you to develop personal and social skills as well as basic practical skills.




Course content

During the year you will study two mandatory units:

• Developing self - This unit will introduce you to ways in which you can reflect on your own personal development and how your personal skills, abilities and behaviours can be improved.

• Preparation for work - In this unit you are encouraged to look at your own skills and qualities in relation to those needed at work and to use this understanding to identify key personal information needed for an application.

You will also study optional units, including:

• Hand care

• Create an image using colour for the hair and beauty sector

• Skin care

• Shampooing and conditioning

• Hair plaiting

Entry requirements

No formal GCSE entry requirements. Successful completion of current studies. You should demonstrate an interest or knowledge of hairdressing and beauty.


Your practical skills in providing treatments will be assessed in commercial Hairdressing and Beauty therapy salons.
You will also need to submit a portfolio of the work you complete during the course as evidence.

Future opportunities

Level 1 Hair and Beauty/Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 06 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September