Preparing to Run a Hair & Beauty Business VTCT Level 2 online course


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VTCT Level 2 Award in Preparing to Run

a Hair & Beauty Business

 training course

Preparing to run a hair & beauty business


The VTCT Level 2 Award in Preparing to Run a Hair & Beauty Business has been specially designed to enable you to gain the skills, knowledge and understanding required to be a successful beauty therapy or hairdressing entrepreneur, including an awareness of the benefits and risks involved in running your own business.
You will also gain an in-depth theoretical knowledge of the laws and regulations in your region which will impact on setting up and running a hair or beauty therapy business.

Qualification Option:

VTCT Level 2 Award in Preparing to Run a Hair & Beauty Business

Prerequisite / Entry level:

There are no prior qualifications required in order to enrol on this course

Course format:

This is a home study only course with one unit to complete

Coursework based:  Home study and portfolio of evidence containing questions and

assignment work.  Training material is emailed to you.

Course content:

Unit UV21576 – Preparing to run a hair & beauty business

Start time:

This is self-paced and can be started at anytime.


No attendance is required for this course


GLH (Guided Learning Hours): 20.

(GLH incl’s. coursework, portfolio work)

Home study (Coursework): This can be started at anytime,

Written Exam:

There are no written exams required to complete this qualification

Exam board:

The VTCT – Vocational Training & Charitable Trust

Career Opportunities:

This Preparing to run a hair & beauty business qualification can be taken alongside a vocational hairdressing or beauty therapy qualification.
Follow on routes include self-employment or  further study of hairdressing, beauty therapy or business at Level 3.

What’s included:

Training material emailed to you. VTCT assessment booklet can be printed from your training pack or a hard copy can be posted to you at an additional cost of £10. A coursework tutor is assigned to you for full support throughout the course. A VTCT qualification is posted to you on successful completion of the course.

Additional Costs:

None. Unless you would like a hard copy of the assessment booklet, which is charged to the student at £10, in addition to course fees.

We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is supplied here:



Qualification gained:

VTCT Level 2 Award in preparing to run a hair & beauty business

This qualification has been mapped to the relevant NOS (as applicable) and is regulated on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.


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