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L2 Diploma in Hairdressing Candidate Handbook (including barbering units)

L2 Diploma in Hairdressing Candidate Handbook (including barbering units)

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Publication Date
April 2012

Fully updated to support not only the NVQ/SVQ but also the VRQ qualification

  • This fully updated Candidate Handbook is suitable for those undertaking NVQs/SVQs and VRQs at Level 2. Covering mandatory and sufficient optional units to achieve all qualifications.
  • A chapter on Employee Rights and Responsibilities and sign-posts to Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills in each unit provides additional support for those undertaking an Apprenticeship.
  • Learners can access a companion website which includes assessment sheets to help them produce evidence for their portfolio as well as video clips of Andrew Barton, 2006 British Hairdresser of the Year and TV’s favourite stylist providing inspirational advice.
  • Packed with glossy fashion photos and brand new step-by-step images to really inspire learners


Contents Listing

Foreword by Andrew Barton
About the authors
Facts about hair and skin

1 The Workplace environment
Working in the hair industry
- Employment awareness in the hair and beauty sector
G20 Make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
G4 Fulfil salon reception duties
G17 Give clients a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
G18 Promote additional products or services to clients
G7 Advise and consult with clients
G8 Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work

2 Practical Skills – Hairdressing
GH8 Shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp
GH9 Change hair colour
GH10 Style and finish hair
GH11 Set and dress hair
GH12 Cut hair using basic techniques
GH13 Plait and twist hair
GH14 Perm and neutralise hair
GH15 Attach hair to enhance a style
- Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector

Practical Skills – barbering
Change men's hair colour
GB3 Cut hair using basic barbering techniques
GB4 Cut facial hair to shape using basic techniques
GB5 Dry and finish men's hair

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