Yes – it counts towards what is now termed the ‘open’ element (used to be bucket 3)
Tech Award FAQs
No. An on-site salon is not required to deliver the VTCT Level 1/2 Technical Award in the Study of Hair and Beauty.
Learners who fail to achieve a Level 1 Pass for the examination are permitted ONE retake opportunity.
The retake must be in a different assessment series and it is expected that further teaching/tuition would have taken place.
The assessment by examination will be undertaken online using VTCT’s Linx2Achieve assessment portal. For learners where on-screen testing is not appropriate, VTCT can arrange, following a reasonable adjustment submission, for alternative formats to be made available.
VTCT will be developing learning resources and materials to support the delivery of the qualifications.
In relation to school performance table points, as opposed to individual learner results, it is always the first qualification result that stands, irrespective of whether a learner re-certificates again at a later date.