Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma In Women’s Hairdressing (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma In Women’s Hairdressing (RQF)

(QRN – 601/7877/2)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing (RQF) provides learners with knowledge and understanding across a range of hairdressing principles.

The Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing (RQF) is aimed at those learners who work, or wish to work, in the hairdressing field.

 

 

Qualification Structure

This Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing is made up of a minimum of 54 credits, 5 mandatory generic units, 4 mandatory technical units and a minimum of 8 credits from the optional units.

 

 

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

 

 

Progression Routes

Upon successful completion of this qualification learners can progress to:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing (Combined Hair Types) (RQF)
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering (RQF)
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Chemically Treated African Type Hair (RQF)
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Treating Natural African Type Hair (RQF)
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering African Type Hair (RQF)
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing (RQF)

 

 

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years old to undertake this qualification.

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

 

 

Qualification Specification

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Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credit
Mandatory units
Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp H/600/8539 2 29 3
Client consultation for hair services A/600/9065 2 30 3
Working in the hair industry M/600/8611 2 35 4
Follow health and safety practice in the salon R/600/8763 2 22 3
The Art of Dressing Hair Y/502/3979 2 30 5
Cut women’s hair T/600/8612 2 75 8
Colour and lighten hair A/600/8630 2 91 10
Optional Units
Perm and neutralise hair Y/600/8537 2 60 7
Provide scalp massage services L/600/8535 2 33 4
Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector J/600/8632 2 60 7
Display stock to promote sales in a salon J/600/8761 2 24 3
Promote products and services to clients in a salon T/600/8769 2 28 3
Salon reception duties A/600/8773 2 24 3
Plaiting and Twisting Hair Y/502/3805 1 30 3
The Art of Colouring Hair T/600/8626 2 7
Style and finish African type hair T/600/8531 2 45 5