This Level 3 technical qualification will provide learners with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed for entry to a range of hair and beauty occupations. The core knowledge and understanding will be assessed through an examination and core skills through a practical employer-set project.
This qualification is designed to support learners who are interested in a career in hair and beauty, as part of the programme of study the learner will complete a significant industrial placement. This is a two-year, full-time course that will give the learner the options of moving into a skilled occupation, further study i.e. higher or degree level apprenticeship or higher education.
The T Level Technical Qualification in Hair and Beauty has three mandatory components:
This will include topics such as: business context, including how the sector operates
Health and Safety regulations, safe working practices, an understanding of the client journey
client consultation, sales and marketing, business practices and self-development.
In addition to the core content, each student will also complete at least one module of occupation-specific content.
The specialisms available in the Hairdressing, Barbering and Beauty Therapy T Level are:
• beauty therapy
3. Industry placement
- 315 hour (45 days) minimum industry placement
This is an exam-based qualification.
The core knowledge and understanding are assessed through an examination and core skills through a practical employer-set project.
A T Level in Hairdressing, Barbering and Beauty Therapy.
- Higher Apprenticeship
5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and Maths at grade 5.