The Hair and Barbering department at The Workplace provides an engaging, practical and theory based qualification which enables students to experience what it is like to work in a real salon.

The Hairdressing qualification supports the wider aims of The Workplace by:

  • Providing opportunities that simulate real life situations in The Workplace
  • Cross curricular links
  • Provide activities that aim to build confidence and resilience

The Hairdressing qualification with VTCT Level 2 Hair and Barbering  consists of  a skills and technical  award which is achieved by the students  practically and a theory built portfolio. The units that are covered for both awards are:

Skills topic areas:

Basic Plaiting and Twisting Hair

Basic Manicure

Basic Blow dry and Finish Hair

Basic Clipper Cutting Techniques For Men’s Hair

Create an Image Based On a Theme

Technical topic areas:

- Responding to A Hair and Beauty Design Brief

     - Hair and Beauty Research Project

     - Enterprise in the Hair and Beauty Sector