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Pivot Point LAB


Exciting new updates are now live in Pivot Point LAB including: 

  • Pre-loaded Learning Pathways
  • Student Self-Registration
  • Invite an Educator Function
  • All-access Learner Licenses

Click the “Start Now” button below to find instructions on how to start using these new features. 

Want to start using Pivot Point LAB?

To start using LAB, contact Customer Support with your centre name and number. They will approve and set you up as an administrator for your LAB School.

Educator users
Existing LAB centres should use the ‘Invite an Educator’ function accessed from the Home page within LAB to add educators.

This is for centre/training provider staff only. If you are a learner and require access to LAB please liaise with your training provider/tutor.

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New to Pivot Point LAB?

We’ve created these Getting Started Guides to help you start using this innovative platform. Find out how to create users, manage your classes and create your dynamic learning pathways.

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Support Webinars

Not able to attend one of our Pivot Point LAB user support webinars? You can watch them again here.

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What is Pivot Point LAB?

Pivot Point LAB is an Online Learning Platform that is integral to the delivery of specific iTEC and VTCT Level 2 and 3 Hairdressing and Barbering qualifications, and Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualifications.

This resource has been especially designed with a pedagogical framework and is fundamental to the delivery of these qualifications and their learning and assessment outcomes.

Tutors can use Pivot Point LAB as a standalone resource or in collaboration with their personally developed library of resources. The aim is to maximise delivery methods for the benefit of different learning styles. You can take the best from both worlds to create a dynamic and diverse collection of teaching tools.

By selecting from a series of pre-loaded pathways mapped to each qualification Pivot Point LAB allows you to create unique, custom learning pathways for every cohort. Tutors also have access to over 40 sets of presentation slides to support classroom delivery.

All Beauty content is now live on the Pivot Point LAB platform. Please feel free to contact our Customer Support Team if you have any questions. The areas of study are as follows:

  • Anatomy
  • Communication & Consultation
  • Educator Resources
  • Eye Treatments
  • Facial Treatments
  • Hair Removal
  • Life Skills
  • Makeup
  • Media Makeup
  • Nails
  • Salon & Spa Business
  • Science
  • Skin

To see the list of accompanying qualifications, click here.

Pivot Point LAB for Hairdressing, Barbering and Beauty Therapy includes:

  • Access to over 400 videos and step-by-step guides that allow educators to standardise procedures within their organisations
  • Over 1000 learning challenges presented as editable PDFs, including 480 teaching and learning activities (worksheets) for learners
  • Over 125 interactive online quizzes for completion throughout the delivery of the topic or subject
  • 24 e-Books covering Hairdressing, Barbering and Beauty Therapy topics
  • 29 Resource Maps, available as PDF and Word Documents, to enable tutors to cut and paste or amend the document to create Schemes of Work
  • 40 slide presentations for use in the classroom.

Bolting on this one-stop solution will revolutionise the way in which VTCT Level 2 and 3 Hairdressing & Barbering and Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualifications are delivered. It upgrades the standard qualification to an enhanced offering and meets FELTAG requirements.

• Is available 24/7 on Computers, Laptops, Tablets, and Smartphones. It can be accessed on any device with internet capabilities.
• Can be used as a tool to encourage pre-class learning, allowing learners to attend lessons able to contribute to rich group discussions
• Supports the development of learners’ ICT skills

Click here for a full list of VTCT Hairdressing, Barbering and Beauty Therapy qualifications that include access to LAB as part of the registration fee from 1st August 2019*

Centres that register learners on these approved qualifications will have access.

* Please note – having LAB included with the registration fee is currently only applicable in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

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