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View Qualification : VTCT Entry Level Certificate in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (Entry 3) (QCF)

Qualification
Qualification Number
500/6803/9
Title
VTCT Entry Level Certificate in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (Entry 3) (QCF)
Awarding Organisation
Fees Price List Url
Qualification Type
QCF
Qualification Sub Type
None
Qualification Level
Entry Level
Qualification Sub Level
Entry 3
EQF Level
Level 1
Regulation Start Date
01-Feb-2009
Operational Start Date
01-Feb-2009
Operational End Date
Certification End Date
Offered In England
Yes
Offered In Wales
Yes
Offered In Northern Ireland
Yes
Assessment Language In English
Yes
Assessment Language In Welsh
Yes
Assessment Language In Irish
Yes
SSA
7.3 Service Enterprises
Purpose
C. Prepare for employment
Sub Purpose
C2. Prepare for employment in a specific occupational area
Total Credits
13
Min Credits at/above Level
13
Minimum Guided Learning Hours
114
Maximum Guided Learning Hours
130
Diploma Guided Learning Hours
114
Barring Classification Code
ZZZZ
Overall Grading Type
Entry 3
Assessment Methods
Aural Examination, Coursework, E-assessment, Multiple Choice Examination, Oral Examination, Portfolio of Evidence, Practical Demonstration/Assignment, Practical Examination, Task-based Controlled Assessment, Written Examination
Exemptions

None

Structure Requirements
This qualification is made up of 2 mandatory units plus 3 optional units. Minimum credit value for this qualification is 13.
The awarding organisation states that this qualification is appropriate for use in the following age ranges.
Age Ranges
Pre-16 : Yes; 16-18 : Yes; 18+ : No; 19+ : Yes
Further information
This does not imply that eligibility for funding has been agreed for these age ranges.
For further information on the funding of 14-19 qualifications offered in England, please refer to the DFE Section 96 website.
For further information on the funding of 19+ qualifications offered in England, please refer to the SFA website.
For further information on funding in Wales, visit the DAQW website.
For further information on funding in Northern Ireland, visit the DELNI and DENI website.
When undertaking a qualification that does not appear on the governments' lists as eligible for funding for specific age ranges, users must be aware of the legal requirements around activities undertaken by learners of specific ages.
Compound Group
CG
Label
CG
Name
Compound Group
Group Requirements
Both mandatory units, totalling 4 credits, must be achieved, plus three optional units, totalling a minimum of 9 credits.
Minimum Credit Value
13
Maximum Credit Value
Minimum Subcomponents
2
Maximum Subcomponents
2
Mandatory Within Group
Yes
Pathway Reference
Unit Group
A
Label
A
Name
Mandatory Units
Group Requirements
Both mandatory units, totalling 4 credits, must be achieved, plus three optional units, totalling a minimum of 9 credits.
Minimum Credit Value
4
Maximum Credit Value
4
Minimum Subcomponents
2
Maximum Subcomponents
2
Mandatory Within Group
Yes
Linked Unit
Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
Organisation Name
VTCT
Unit Level
Entry Level
Unit Sub Level
Entry 3
Guided Learning Hours
20
Unit Credit Value
2
Linked Unit
Presenting a professional image in a salon
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Presenting a professional image in a salon
Organisation Name
VTCT
Unit Level
Entry Level
Unit Sub Level
Entry 3
Guided Learning Hours
20
Unit Credit Value
2
Unit Group
B
Label
B
Name
Optional Units
Group Requirements
Both mandatory units, totalling 4 credits, must be achieved, plus three optional units, totalling a minimum of 9 credits.
Minimum Credit Value
9
Maximum Credit Value
9
Minimum Subcomponents
3
Maximum Subcomponents
Mandatory Within Group
Yes
Linked Unit
Hand care
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Hand care
Organisation Name
Education & Media Services Ltd trading as ITEC
Unit Level
Entry Level
Unit Sub Level
Entry 3
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Nail Art Application
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Nail Art Application
Organisation Name
Education & Media Services Ltd trading as ITEC
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Create an image using colour for the Hair and Beauty Sector
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Create an image using colour for the Hair and Beauty Sector
Organisation Name
Education & Media Services Ltd trading as ITEC
Unit Level
Entry Level
Unit Sub Level
Entry 3
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Skin care
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Skin care
Organisation Name
Education & Media Services Ltd trading as ITEC
Unit Level
Entry Level
Unit Sub Level
Entry 3
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Shampoo and Conditioning
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Shampoo and Conditioning
Organisation Name
City and Guilds of London Institute
Unit Level
Entry Level
Unit Sub Level
Entry 3
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Styling Men's Hair
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Styling Men's Hair
Organisation Name
City and Guilds of London Institute
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Styling Women's Hair
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Styling Women's Hair
Organisation Name
City and Guilds of London Institute
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Basic Make-up Application
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Basic Make-up Application
Organisation Name
City and Guilds of London Institute
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Themed Face Painting
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Themed Face Painting
Organisation Name
VTCT
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Hair Plaiting
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Hair Plaiting
Organisation Name
VTCT
Unit Level
Entry Level
Unit Sub Level
Entry 3
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Plaiting and Twisting Hair
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Plaiting and Twisting Hair
Organisation Name
VTCT
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Create a Hair and Beauty Image
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Create a Hair and Beauty Image
Organisation Name
City and Guilds of London Institute
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Providing basic manicure treatment
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Providing basic manicure treatment
Organisation Name
City and Guilds of London Institute
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Providing Basic Pedicure Treatment
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Providing Basic Pedicure Treatment
Organisation Name
City and Guilds of London Institute
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Colour hair using temporary colour
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Colour hair using temporary colour
Organisation Name
City and Guilds of London Institute
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Salon reception duties
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Salon reception duties
Organisation Name
Education & Media Services Ltd trading as ITEC
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
22
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Follow health and safety in the salon
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Follow health and safety in the salon
Organisation Name
Education & Media Services Ltd trading as ITEC
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
22
Unit Credit Value
3
Linked Unit
Working with others in the hair and beauty sector
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Working with others in the hair and beauty sector
Organisation Name
Education & Media Services Ltd trading as ITEC
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
19
Unit Credit Value
2
Linked Unit
Create and maintain retail displays in the salon
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Create and maintain retail displays in the salon
Organisation Name
Education & Media Services Ltd trading as ITEC
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
17
Unit Credit Value
2
Barred Units
Barred UnitUnit
DescriptionSource UnitTarget Units
Hand care (K/502/3467)Providing basic manicure treatment (R/601/3557)
Hair Plaiting (R/502/3804)Plaiting and Twisting Hair (Y/502/3805)
Plaiting and Twisting Hair (Y/502/3805)Hair Plaiting (R/502/3804)
Qualification Objectives
ObjectiveResponse
GCSEs prioritised to measure school and/or teacher performanceNot Set
Other GCSEsNot Set
Other level 1, 2 and1/2 qualifications used to indicate learners' attainment on completion of compulsory schooling and included in measures of school and/or teacher performanceNot Set
GCEs and ASNot Set
Other level 3 qualifications designed to demonstrate eligibility for progression to higher education and/or used to measure school or college performanceNot Set
ESOL qualifications that are required for citizenshipNot Set
Qualifications that indicate an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that may be relied upon by employersNot Set
Qualifications that an individual is required by law to have gained in order to undertake a specific roleNot Set
Qualifications taken primarily for growth and enjoymentNot Set
Qualifications that are designed to meet the needs of a named employer or other organisationNot Set
Qualifications that are included within apprenticeships frameworks, including functional skillsNot Set
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