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Level 1

VTCT Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Hairdressing and Barbering

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Hairdressing and Barbering is based on National Occupational Standards (NOS). This qualification will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills in preparation for a career as a hairdresser or barber. Throughout this qualification you will ensure responsibility to reduce risks to health and safety, prepare for hair services and maintain work areas, contribute to the development of effective working relationships and shampoo and condition hair.

Units you will study include:

  • Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety
  • Prepare for hair services and maintain work areas
  • Contribute to the development of effective working
  • Shampoo and condition hair
  • Blow dry hair
  • Plait and twist hair using basic techniques

FURTHER INFORMATION

You will need a minimum of two GCSEs at grade 2 or above, including English and Maths.
On successful completion, you may wish to continue your studies at Brighton MET and complete a Level 2 course. Our expert staff will be on hand to guide you in your decision and ensure you choose the right path for you.
In addition to the specified entry requirements, you may be required to undergo an assessment of your English skills to ensure you are at a sufficient level for your chosen course.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.

HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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