Principal Learning for Hair and Beauty (2762)

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2016
The Principal learning qualifications is an introduction to the world of hair and beauty. The Hair and Beauty sector consists of six industries: hairdressing, African type hairdressing, barbering, beauty therapy, spa therapy and nail services
You’ll gain skills and knowledge about what it would be like to work in this sector, as well as finding out about the different roles on offer: apprentice, technician, stylist, therapist, make-up artist, nail technician, masseur, wholesaler, product developer, product researcher, manager and many more. You will look into the jobs that interest you and discover how you could progress to your chosen career pathway.
The Hair and Beauty principal learning qualifications introduce learners to the opportunities in this dynamic and expanding sector. It combines general education and sector specific theory, knowledge and practical activities which relate to employment within the hair and beauty sector
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Level 1 builds on a strong foundation and will introduce you to the world of hair and beauty.
Level 2 provides a gateway to the different sectors of hair and beauty. It allows you to build on acquired knowledge and understanding and progress into further/higher education and future employment.
You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.
Centres currently offering the 3002/3008 hairdressing and 3003/3007 beauty therapy or currently use the AQA/City & Guilds principal learning can use fast-track approval. For all other centres, please download and complete the qualification approval form and send it to your local City & Guilds office.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

On completion learners will gain the skills and knowledge required to progress to hair and beauty apprenticeships, or onto vocational qualifications in this subject area or other further education or university
In addition, we also have a Level 4 qualification Diploma in Management practice and Advanced techniques in the hair and beauty sector.
To find all the requirements, download the handbooks from the centre documents section.
Anyone can take this qualification, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need to be a qualified assessor and have verifiable and relevant current or real experience and competence of the occupational working area at or above the level being assessed and evidence of the quality of occupational experience to ensure the credibility of the assessment judgements.

Level 1

The Principal Learning qualifications in hair and beauty will introduce you to the world of hair and beauty. The Hair and Beauty sector consists of six industries: hairdressing, African type hairdressing, barbering, beauty therapy, spa therapy and nail services.


What Careers Can This Lead To?

On completion learners will gain the skills and knowledge required to progress onto hair and beauty apprenticeships, further education

Level 1 Principal Learning in Hair and Beauty Studies (2762-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2016

Level 1 Principal Learning in Hair and Beauty Studies

  • Accreditation No: 600/6479/1 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 240 - 240 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2

Level 2 provides a gateway to the different industries of the hair and beauty sector such as hairdressing, African type hairdressing, barbering, beauty therapy, spa therapy and nail services. It allows learners to build on their acquired knowledge and understanding and progress into further/higher education and future employment.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

On completion learners will gain the skills and knowledge required to progress onto hair and beauty apprenticeships, further education or university. 
In addition, we also have a Level 4 qualification Diploma in Management practice and advanced techniques in the hair and beauty industry.

Level 2 Principal Learning in Hair and Beauty Studies (2762-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2016

Level 2 Principal Learning in Hair and Beauty Studies

  • Accreditation No: 600/6482/1 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 420 - 420 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

By clicking on the section headings below, you can access a variety of documents such as the qualification handbooks and assessment materials, Statements of Purpose, and recognition letters from industry and employers.

Some documents may be password protected. Passwords can be retrieved by logging in to WalledGarden.com and visiting the Administration section of the relevant qualification catalogue page.

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2762 Level 2

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