Hair and Beauty

Hair and Beauty     Y10     Y11     Assessment


Year 10
(Modules, Topics)
AM20530 - VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy (VRQ)
AutumnSpringSummer
Unit title: Hair and beauty research project

Assessment type: Internal

This unit will provide learners with an understanding of the different types of hair and beauty research projects and the factors that must be considered when planning research.

Learners will produce a proposal for research into the hair and beauty sector, and will use this to carry out a hair and beauty research project.

Learners will present their research and findings, as well as opportunities for improvement and recommendations for future hair and beauty projects.

It is expected that on completion of this unit, learners will be suitably prepared to apply their knowledge and skills of research to a range of other sectors and industries.

Opportunities are also identified to develop and assess skills in English, mathematics and ICT. 2.

Learning outcomes:
On completion of this unit, the learner will:
1. Understand how to plan a research project in hair and beauty
2. Be able to produce a research proposal for a hair and beauty project
3. Be able to carry out a hair and beauty research project

Extension activity- Start planning for fashion show.
Responding to a hair and beauty design brief

Assessment type: Internal

This unit will provide learners with an understanding of the design briefs that are commonplace in the hair and beauty sector.

Learners will develop the knowledge to analyse design briefs, paying particular attention to the needs of clients and the demands of the brief.

Learners will be able to respond to a hair and beauty design brief by gathering information using a range of sources, analysing information and developing design ideas. Learners will be able to present their design ideas using a range of materials, media and components and accessories; they will also be able to create a look and feel to their presentation which appeals to the client and meets the design brief.

It is expected that on completion of this unit, learners will be suitably prepared to apply their knowledge and skills of design gained through research and application to a range of other sectors and industries.

Opportunities are also identified to develop and assess skills in English, mathematics and ICT.

Learning outcomes:
On completion of this unit the learner will:
1. Understand how to analyse hair and beauty design briefs
2. Be able to develop and present ideas for a hair and beauty design briefs

Extension activity- Work on costumes, props and reading for fashion show.
Unit title: Hair and beauty science

Assessment type: Internal

This unit will provide learners with an understanding of the chemistry of hair and beauty products, including the ingredients in hair and beauty products and their effects on the skin and hair.

Learners will develop knowledge of skin and hair anatomy, as well as the characteristics of, and factors affecting different hair and skin types.

Learners will define a formulation for a cosmetic hair and beauty product in order to produce enhancing effects on the skin and hair. They will describe the ingredients and substances used and justify their product’s formulation.

It is expected that on completion of this unit, learners will be suitably prepared to apply their knowledge and skills of science gained through research and application to a range of other sectors and industries.

Opportunities are also identified to develop and assess skills in English, mathematics and ICT.

Learning outcomes:
On completion of this unit the learner will:
1. Understand the chemistry of hair and beauty products
2. Know the anatomy of the skin and hair
3. Be able to define a formulation for a hair or beauty product

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