VTCT Certificate in Women’s Hairdressing (QCF)

Hairdressing picVTCT Certificate/Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing (QCF)

The VTCT Certificate in Women’s Hairdressing (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; the creative art of cutting or dressing women’s hair, how to effectively shampoo and condition hair or provide a good consultation service for your clients.   To further enhance your practical skills you will have the opportunity to study the following units; the artistic skill of colouring and lightening hair,

Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety whilst working in the hair industry. You will also develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of each unit.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your practical skills to a high level of occupational ability to enable you to perform your own salon services.

Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing (22 Weeks)
  • The Art of Dressing Hair
  • The Art of Colouring Hair
  • Client Consultation
  • Health and Safety
  • Working in the Hair Industry
  • Cut Women’s Hair
  • Shampoo & Condition the Hair And Scalp
  • Colour & Lighten the Hair
  • Plaiting & Twisting
  • Salon Reception Duties
  • Provide Scalp Massage Services


For practical elements you will be observed by your assessor.  All your work must be collected in a portfolio of evidence and cross referenced to requirements listed in your Assessment Book.  An Internal Verifier will check your assessments to ensure evidence is valid.  A VTCT External Verifier will sample observations and portfolios. Practical observations will be assessed as per unit listed above.  Evidence of knowledge will be assessed through assignments.


Mondays  10am – 4:30pm

Starting Monday 14th May


Course Fees:   Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing €2295

Flexible monthly and weekly payment options available.  A deposit of €500 is required to secure a place.

Course Inclusion

  • Hairdressing Kit (worth €600)
  • Uniform
  • Course Books
  • Free Courses: Advanced Cutting Techniques, Advanced Colouring Techniques
  • Discount trade card for Style Parlor www.styleparlor.ie
  • Use of modern salon equipment and accessories for class use


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