The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy (VRQ) is a Technical Award specifically for 14-16 year olds. This qualification aims to provide a detailed insight into the hair and beauty sector, whilst simultaneously developing pupils’ knowledge of the entire vocational sector and related industries (i.e. retail, leisure, fashion, marketing, media, business)
Curriculum Overview
Year 9 Year 10 Year 11
  • Introduction to the sector
  • Key Skills
  • Understanding the hair and beauty sector
  • Hair and beauty research project
  • Enterprise in the hair and beauty sector
  • Responding to a hair and beauty design brief

Internal assessments take place every half-term.

KS4 Exam Board Specification: VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy (VRQ)

Enrichment Offer

The Department offers opportunities for pupils to see industry professionals in action and practice practical applications of the hair and beauty techniques they have learned about. Intervention/drop in sessions to consolidate prior learning and ensure maximum progress are at the heart of our delivery model.