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What we do

Our full qualification package includes Hairdressing & Barbering, Beauty Therapy, Complementary Therapy, Sport, Active Health & Fitness, Hospitality, Business & Retail and Learning & Development.

About VTCT

We’re a specialist awarding organisation

Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) is a specialist awarding organisation offering vocational and technical qualifications in a range of service sectors. With more than 800 approved centres, VTCT has an ever expanding list of centres throughout the UK and Ireland, with increasing international presence.

Our history

Awarding since 1962

VTCT is a charitable organisation and its objectives are for the advancement of education, research and public dissemination of knowledge. VTCT is involved in many of the new initiatives being introduced into the education system, including the embedding of general education skills and online-assessment.

Meet the team

Alan Woods OBE

Chief Executive

Ashley Barnes

Chief Academic Officer

Daniel Underwood

Chief Financial Officer

Pete Kelly

Chief Technical Officer

Marcus Bull

Chief Commercial Officer

Professor Chris Laws

Chair of the Trustees

Julian Glicher

Trustee

Isabel Sutcliffe

Trustee

Stephanie Barnett

Trustee

Stephen Dennison

Trustee

Tony Lau-Walker CBE

Trustee

Jenny Sworder

Trustee

Barbara Mitchell

Trustee

Laraine Morris

Trustee

Meet the board

Latest News and Events

Launch of MindTap – digital resources for Beauty Therapy

VTCT at PACE Learning and Development Conference – 2-3 May 2017

VTCT at PACE Learning and Development Conference – 2-3 May 2017

VTCT launched its new website on 12 April 2017

New Professional Apprenticeship Standards for Hairdressing and Barbering – 1 May 2017

New Professional Apprenticeship Standards for Hairdressing and Barbering – 1 May 2017

Latest News

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