The purpose of the VTCT Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Hairdressing and Barbering (QCF) qualification is to provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to be a hairdressing or barbering assistant.

This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and has both mandatory and optional units for you to achieve.

On successful completion of this qualification you will be in a position to apply for employment as an assistant/apprentice in a salon/barbershop setting.

You can also progress to the next level of learning via a range of vocational qualifications at Level 2, these include:

VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing (QCF)

VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Barbering (QCF)

VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Women's Hairdressing (QCF)

VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Barbering (QCF)

VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Women's and Men's Hairdressing (QCF)