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VTCT Technical Certificates get DfE approval

VTCT is pleased to announce its brand new suite of Technical Qualifications at Level 2 and now have ministerial approval to be included in the Technical Certificate category of the 2019, 16-19 Performance Tables.

Key facts about these qualifications:

  • Offered across all of VTCT's sectors and tailored to specific job roles
  • Approval by the Department for Education (DfE) for teaching to the 16-19 age group from September 2017
  • Graded Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*. Grades will also be given at unit level, giving employers an insight into the strengths of each learner
  • Developed for the purpose of leading learners to sustainable and worthwhile employment in their chosen service sector or progression to Level 3 Technical Qualifications
  • Developed with leading employers and professionals in each sector to ensure core skills are covered

Click on the images to browse information about VTCT's Technical Qualifications at Level 2




Summer issue of VTCT News out now!

The latest issue of VTCT News is out now. The Summer 2016 edition is bursting with interesting features from our sectors as well as industry and centre news.

Click here to view VTCT News Summer 2016

If you have an article or an idea you would like to submit for the magazine contact communications@vtct.org.uk - we would love to hear from you!

Hair Council Student of the Year

Hair Council – UK Student of the Year Awards 2015 - The competition for trainees who are serious about hairdressing.

Do you think you’ve trained the UK’s top hairdressing student? Why not nominate them for the Hair Council’s UK Student of the Year Award 2015. Learners need to create a finished look and submit two photos of their model. The Level 2 entrants will be asked to dress hair in a red carpet fashion and the Level 3 will be asked to cut and blow dry an innovative style of their choice.

For full details Click Here for an Entry Pack