VTCT Events

Hair and Beauty Qualification Conferences

Our VTCT team will be together at our Qualification Conferences to support and guide you through the "NEW" Technical Level Qualifications and Professional Apprenticeship Standards.

They have put together essential information that will help you to run the qualifications efficiently and with confidence.  The day will cover the following:

  • An overview of the Level 2 and Level 3 Technical Qualifications
  • Information on end of unit and final summative assessments related to Technical Qualifications
  • An overview of the New Professional Apprenticeship Standards
  • End Point Assessment (EPA) information for the New Professional Apprenticeship Standards

Aimed at Curriculum Leaders, Managers and Heads of Beauty Therapy & Hairdressing Departments.

These one day conferences will be held at the following venues:

Workshop Code Date Venue
WSQCB01 Thurs 23 March Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham, B2 4JQ
WSQCM02 Mon 27 March Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa, Manchester, M1 2PG
WSQCL03 Mon 3 April Park Plaza Victoria London, London, SW1V 1EQ

Timings: 10:00am- 3:00pm

Delegate Fee:  £30.00 per person (includes lunch)

To reserve your place(s) on any of the above, please complete and return the booking form which is located at the top of this page to events@vtct.org.uk

Book early to avoid disappointment!

Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy (AM20530)

To support tutors further in the next academic year, we have now introduced a series of free webinars. There are two types available - A General Best Practice Administration Guidance which includes practical support for uploading evidence and using the Linx2 system; and an Assessment Overview Workshop that will be hosted by VTCT Assessment Leads. Attendance is optional although VTCT would encourage a least one member of staff from centres delivering AM20530 to attend.

Dates, times and registration details can be found by clicking here.    

Technical Level Qualifications - Establishing the Standard

VTCT is pleased to announce a series of ‘Establishing the Standard’ information sessions which will support the delivery and assessment of VTCT Technical Level Qualifications.

Establishing the Standard workshops will create an opportunity for centre staff to learn new skills-based grading principles, which can be applied in the assessment of both Graded Practical Assessments (mandatory units) and the Graded Synoptic Assessment at the end of the course.

Centre staff will also have the opportunity to gain information, advice and guidance on the logistical and practical requirements of VTCT Tech Levels, covering topics such as assessment planning, examination windows, scheduling and the resource documents and webinars available to support these qualifications.

Timings: 10:00am- 3:30pm (with a break for lunch)

Topics covered:

  • Qualification requirements
  • Graded Practical Assessments (analytical grading)
  • Graded Synoptic Assessments (holistic grading)
  • External examination requirements

Confirmed venue dates:

Workshop Code Sector Date Venue
WSTCQ39 Hospitality Fri 3 March Truro College, Truro, TR1 3XX

If you would like to attend the above workshop, please click the link above to book your place.  This workshop is FREE to attend and there is a maximum of 2 places from each centre/organisation.

Hospitality and Catering Meeting

Come and find out more about VTCT Performance Table qualifications, the new Tech Levels, assessment models and standards.

VTCT's Hospitality and Catering TL qualifications offer flexibility, the opportunity for learners to show their creativity and unit grades assessed throughout the year.

Timings: 10:00am- 3:30pm (with a break for lunch)

Objectives of the day:

  • Understand the structure of TL qualilfications and Tech Certs
  • Understand the assessment model
  • Know the grading expectations
  • Know the requirements of employer involvement

Venue and date:

Sector Date Venue
Hospitality Wed 15 March The Manchester College, Fielden Campus, M20 2PQ

If you would like to attend the above meeting, please click the link above to book your place.  This workshop is FREE to attend.

VTCT Booking Form (PDF)
  VTCT Booking Form (Word)
Future Exhibitions

Professional Beauty UK 2017
ExCeL London
Sunday 26 February - Monday 27 February 2017

National Apprenticeship Event 2017
The ICC Birmingham
Wednesday 8 March 2017

Scottish Hair & Beauty 2017
Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh
Sunday 23 April - Monday 24 April 2017

PACE Learning & Development Forum 2017
Hilton Liverpool
Tuesday 2 May - Wednesday 3 May 2017

Elevate 2017 (Physical Activity Trade Event)
ExCeL London
Wednesday 10 May - Thursday 11 May 2017

Beauty UK 2017
NEC Birmingham
Sunday 21 May - Monday 22 May 2017