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Advent Calendar Day 1

Day 1 – Technical Award (VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy)

Technical Award VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy


This Christmas, we will be shining a spotlight on a selection of iTEC and VTCT qualifications along with a range of careers that these can lead into.

In advent calendar tradition, a different qualification or career will be revealed each day from now until Christmas, so stayed tuned to our websites and social channels to discover a new qualification or career each day.

Over the 24 days, we will cover qualifications and careers from all five of our sectors. Combined, iTEC and VTCT offer hundreds of qualifications, and there are a multitude of career options available within each sector, so it was difficult to select just a few!

We have asked industry and education experts a few simple questions that will help you as you begin thinking about what it would require to embark on these qualifications and obtain these careers.

If you would like further information about any of the qualifications we have featured you can visit the ‘Find a Qualification’ section on both the iTEC and VTCT websites. Please also visit our career pathway pages on both the iTEC and VTCT websites to see what other career options are available through our qualifications.

For day one, we are exploring the VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy. This is a Technical Award, specifically for 14-16 year olds, ideal for younger learners seeking an introduction to the hair and beauty sector.

Find out more by clicking on the information sheet above.

This is a qualification awarded through VTCT, you can learn more about the qualification and find approved centres here. If you are an iTEC training provider and are interested in delivering this qualification, it couldn’t be easier to be able to do so. Contact your Business Development Manager to find out how to become dual approved.