Courses - VTCT

“As a VTCT learner, you can study qualifications that will teach you the skills and knowledge necessary for success in your chosen career, while gaining an industry-recognised qualification. A successful career gives you the chance of doing what you want to do, the way you want to do it.”


To be eligible for any of our courses you must be

  • Between 16 and 21 years of age

  • Out of school for at least three months

A training allowance may be payable

Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing 
Gym Based Exercise

This qualification covers all the components required to work effectively and competently as a fitness instructor, which include:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise

  • Principles of exercise, health and fitness

  • Knowledge of how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity and health

  • Safety and welfare in a fitness environment

Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

This is a qualification that has been specifically designed to introduce you to practical beauty therapy skills. Learners will have their beauty therapy skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in beauty therapy and will provide you with the foundation for further learning.

  • Basic make-up application

  • Nail art application

  • Basic manicure

  • Skincare

  • Client care

  • Health and safety

  • Salon reception duties

Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing Services

This qualification has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in;

  • Reception skills

  • The creative art of dressing hair

  • How to create a hair and beauty image

  • Effectively shampoo and condition hair

  • Consultation service for clients

  • Promote products and services to clients,

  • Plaiting and twisting hair

  • Colour hair using temporary and semi-permanent colour, provide effective scalp massage services

Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety and what it is like to work in the hairdressing industry. You will also develop a knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification.

Level 2 Certificate in Barbering

There is also an opportunity to achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Barbering which includes:

  • Cut Men’s Hair

  • Cut Facial Hair

  • Health & Safety practice in the Salon

  • Client Consultation for hair services