Levels 2 and 3 NVQ Diplomas in Hairdressing

Levels 2 and 3 NVQ Diplomas in Hairdressing

The levels 2 and 3 Diplomas in Hairdressing are suitable for people working in the Hairdressing industry, or attending college on a full/part time basis.

These qualifications are designed to develop the skills and knowledge required to work in the Hairdressing industry, for example use of materials, tools and techniques.

Qualification Title Ofqual code SQA code QCF Level

SQA Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing

600/2870/1

GD5J 68

 2

SQA Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing

600/2824/5

GD5K 79

 3

Who does this qualification suit

These qualifications are suitable for adult returners or learners who are working within the Hairdressing industry as salon assistants.

Progression

These qualifications provide the opportunity to progress to further learning, professional qualifications or more senior positions within the Hairdressing industry.

Approval

Information regarding the approval process is available from SQAs Business Development team.

How to assess

These qualifications are designed to be assessed in the workplace, or in conditions of a realistic working environment for example, Hairdressing salons, private training providers and colleges of further education.

The qualifications will be assessed by observation, projects, written/oral questions, online assessment for mandatory essential knowledge and understanding through SQA SOLAR .

Qualification content and delivery tools

Structure

These qualifications require the learner to complete mandatory and optional Units.

Structure

SQA Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing (QCF) GD5J 68

Candidates must complete the mandatory Units and a minimum of six credits from the optional Units.

SQA code

QCF code

QCF Level

Title

FR5W57

A/601/5867

3

Ensure Responsibility for Actions to Reduce Risks to Health and Safety (4.0)

FT6L68

L/601/0933

2

Give Customers a Positive Impression of Yourself and Your Organisation (5.0)

FT6M68

D/600/1265

2

Advise and Consult with Clients (4.0)

FT6N68

L/600/1214

2

Shampoo, Condition and Treat the Hair and Scalp (4.0)

FT6P68

D/600/1038

2

Change Hair Colour (11.0)

FT6R68

F/600/1002

2

Style and Dress Hair (6.0)

FT6V68

Y/600/1216

2

Set and Dress Hair (6.0)

FT6W68

H/600/1039

2

Cut Hair Using Basic Techniques (8.0)

Optional Units

SQA code

QCF code

QCF Level

Title

FT6X68

H/600/1039

2

Fulfil Salon Reception Duties (3.0)

FT6J65

L/600/1004

3

Plait and Twist Hair (4.0)

FT7068

D/600/1217

2

Perm and Neutralise Hair (8.0)

FT7168

D/600/1007

2

Attach Hair to Enhance a Style (3.0)

FT7268

D/601/0936

2

Promote Additional Services or Products to Customers (6.0)

FT7368

M/600/1268

2

Develop and Maintain Effectiveness at Work (3.0)

SQA Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing (QCF) GD5K 79

Candidates must complete the mandatory Units and a minimum of six credits from the optional Units.

Mandatory Units

SQA code

QCF code

QCF Level

Title

FT7268

D/601/0936

2

Promote Additional Services or Products to Customers (4.0)

FT7479

Y/600/1040

3

Provide Hairdressing Consultation Services (3.0)

FT7579

H/600/1218

3

Creatively Cut Hair Using a Combination of Techniques (8.0)

FT7679

Y/601/5875

3

Monitor Procedures to Safely Control Work Operations (4.0)

Optional Route 1

Mandatory 37 credits needed

Group 1 2537.00 credits needed

SQA code

QCF code

QCF Level

Title

FT7779

H/600/1042

3

Colour Hair Using a Variety of Techniques (12.0)

FX2P80

D/600/1010

4

Provide Colour Correction Services (13.0)

FT7979

K/600/1219

3

Creatively Style and Dress Hair (4.0)

FT7A79

K/600/1043

3

Creatively Dress Long Hair (5.0)

FT7C79

K/600/1012

3

Develop and Enhance Creative Hairdressing Skills (5.0)

FT7D79

D/600/1220

3

Create a Variety of Permed Effects (8.0)

FT7E79

F/600/1274

3

Provide Creative Hair Extension Services (8.0)

Optional Units up to 5 credits needed

SQA code

QCF code

QCF Level

Title

FT7H79

T/600/1272

3

Contribute to the Financial Effectiveness of the Business (4.0)

FT7J79

R/600/1277

3

Contribute to the Planning and Implementation of Promotional Activities (5.0)

FD1K66

A/601/1530

2

Support Customer Service Improvements (5.0)

Optional Route 2

Group 1 Scalp Consultation and Treatment Units 12 credits needed

SQA code

QCF code

QCF Level

Title

FX2Y80

H/601/4633

4

Provide Specialist Consultation Services for Hair and Scalp Conditions (5.0)

FX3080

M/601/4635

4

Provide Hair and Scalp Treatments (7.0)

Optional Units Group 1 other Units 20 25 credits needed

SQA code

QCF code

QCF Level

Title

FT7779

H/600/1042

3

Colour Hair Using a Variety of Techniques (12.0)

FX2P80

D/600/1010

4

Provide Colour Correction Services (13.0)

FT7979

K/600/1219

3

Creatively Style and Dress Hair (4.0)

FT7A79

K/600/1043

3

Creatively Dress Long Hair (5.0)

FT7C79

K/600/1012

3

Develop and Enhance Creative Hairdressing Skills (5.0)

FT7D79

D/600/1220

3

Create a Variety of Permed Effects (8.0)

FT7E79

F/600/1274

3

Provide Creative Hair Extension Services (8.0)

Optional Units Group 2 up to 5 credits needed

SQA code

QCF code

QCF Level

Title

FT7H79

T/600/1272

3

Contribute to the Financial Effectiveness of the Business (4.0)

FT7J79

R/600/1277

3

Contribute to the Planning and Implementation of Promotional Activities (5.0)

FD1K66

A/601/1530

2

Support Customer Service Improvements (5.0)

Access

Learners should ideally be working within the hairdressing industry as salon assistants/juniors. These qualifications may also be delivered to full time college students and adult returners.

Additional information

Functional Skills

For level 2 English Apprenticeships, the following is required:

SQA code QCF code Min QCF Level Title

GC9T 21

600/1956/6

1

Maths (5.0)

GC9P 21

600/1781/8

1

English (5.0)

For level 3 English Apprenticeships, the following is required:

SQA code QCF code Min QCF Level Title

GC9V 22

600/1957/8

2

Maths (5.0)

GC9R 22

600/1782/X

2

English (5.0)