The VTCT Hair and Beauty Skills qualification suite is designed to enable students to perform hair and beauty skills and techniques on themselves and other students whilst developing their understanding of hair, beauty and hygiene products.
These really important self-care skills help learners to mix well with others, whether in an education or work environment.
All of the modules in this popular course have been designed as a foundation for further study, both in the hair and beauty industry, as well as across broader vocational fields.
This course teaches students to develop a broad range of practical hair and beauty techniques involved in creating a total look and includes skills such as:
- Creating your own hair and beauty image
- Applying make-up
- Applying face paints
- Painting nails
- Caring for skin
- Caring for hands
Meet Your Tutor
Karen is the Vocational Tutor for Hair & Beauty at St-Eds. Karen was the owner and director of her own business for 15 years, before moving into teaching Hair and Beauty in 2020. Karen gets great satisfaction from working with her students and watching their successes, particularly as they become more confident with the use of their skills. Karen’s passions are helping others to feel good about themselves, and cutting men’s and women’s hair.
Nicky is a Tutor Assistant in Hair & Beauty at St-Eds. Nicky originally joined St Eds as a volunteer, then worked in the Welfare Team for several years. She has now moved over to Hair and Beauty where she loves watching the students learn, progress and achieve. In her spare time, Nicky enjoys taking her dog for walks on the beach where she lives.
Kerry is a self-employed Tutor Assistant in Hair & Beauty. She works part-time at St Eds, teaching mostly the Hair units. The rest of the time, Kerry works as a hairdresser in a local salon. She has over 30 years experience in the industry, and is passionate about passing on her knowledge to the next generation.
Wendy is a Beauty Therapy and Spa teacher with 25 years industry experience. She is confident with delivery of beauty training with students of varying age range and abilities whilst using a variety of different learning styles. She has worked for internationally recognised brands including Decleor, Aveda, Clarins and Steiner Transocean.