Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention for Beauty and Nail Sectors
WHO IS THIS QUALIFICATION FOR?
The VTCT Level 1 Certificate in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector is a qualification that has been designed to introduce you to a range of practical skills from across the hair and beauty industries.
This qualification has been designed to prepare you for employment as a supervised assistant/apprentice or for further learning in the hairdressing and beauty therapy industries within college.
WHAT DOES THIS QUALIFICATION COVER?
This qualification is informed by national and international guidelines in relation to COVID-19. Learners must achieve the mandatory unit:
- Infection prevention (COVID-19) for beauty therapy and nail services
Throughout this qualification, learners will develop knowledge on the importance of social responsibility, the causes, transmission and effects of COVID-19, and the methods used to control transmission, such as correct hand hygiene and the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). They will also gain an understanding of the safe working practices required in order to protect themselves and their clients.
WHAT COULD THIS QUALIFICATION LEAD TO?
The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare learners to progress to further qualifications within their chosen discipline with an understanding of the role of infection prevention in relation to COVID-19. It also provides learners with personal growth and engagement, as the infection prevention techniques covered, such as hand hygiene, are applicable to everyday life.