ITEC Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing

ITEC Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing

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* This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit 

About ITEC 
ITEC is a leading international specialist examination board, providing quality qualifications in Beauty & Spa Therapy, Hairdressing, Complementary Therapies, Sports & Fitness Training and Customer Service.

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Course Overview
The main aim of the ITEC Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing is to enable student to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide hairdressing services.

Course Structure
The ITEC Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing is comprised of 13 modules.

Mandatory Modules Training Hours
Shampoo and Condition the Hair and Scalp
Students will learn how to perform all necessary consultation, using the appropriate communication skills to project a professional image, diagnose the hair and scalp to identify the correct shampoo and conditioning products to use, prepare the client appropriately for shampoo and conditioning service according to salon procedures and meeting all health and safety standards.
29
Cut Women’s Hair
Students will learn all the preparation needed for hair cutting services to meet salon procedures and health and safety standards, including maintenance of all cutting tools. To provide hair cutting services, taking into considerations all influencing factors and safety considerations. Make use of knowledge of cutting hair at different angles, degree of tension, cross checking to achieve the desired look.
75
The Art of Dressing Hair
Student will learn the different methods of dressing hair, the effects dressing has on the hair structure, the effect of humidity on dressed hair and the impact of heat on hair. The correct techniques of back combing, back brushing, securing long hair and using the right finishing products. On top of that, students will also learn the preparation needed for hair dressing services to meet salon procedures and health and safety standards, including maintenance of all styling tools.
30
Colour and Lighten Hair
Student will learn all the knowledge in relation to the types of colouring products, influencing factors in choosing the appropriate products, the rationale behind all the necessary tests, before, during and after hair colouring services, the changes that the chemical bring about to hair and the strength and effects of hydrogen peroxide. The practical component will include application techniques and mixing techniques.
91
Client Consultation for Hair Services
Student will be able to be able to consult and advise clients by using the appropriate communication skills to project trust and confidence, to complete client’s records, provide clients with clear recommendation and carry out all necessary tests. Students will also be able to know the characteristics of hair, from basic structure of hair, its growth rate, growth cycle to the various types of infections and infestations.
30
Follow Health and Safety Practice in the Salon
Student will learn how to maintain health, safety and security practices, by conducting themselves appropriately in the workplace, deal with hazards following salon policies, follow salon procedure for security and dispose off waste in accordance with health and safety standards. Upon completion of the module, student will , follow accident reporting procedures and deal with emergency.
22
Salon Reception Duties
Student will learn how to carry out reception duties which includes dealing with enquiries, maintaining appropriate levels of reception stationary, maintaining a clean and tidy reception area and taking messages. On top of that, student will also learn about appointment booking and dealing with payments.
24
Display Stock to Promote Sales in a Salon
Student will learn to prepare the display area by selecting the materials, equipment and stock to use, determine the location of the display to maximize its impact and assemble the display carefully and safely. Student will also learn how to maintain and dismantle the display area, dismantle the display, restore the area and return stock to storage.
24
Working in the Hair Industry
Student will be able to access sources of information on organisations, services, occupational roles, education and training opportunities within the hair industry, outline the types of organisations within the hair industry, the main services offered by the hair industry, outline good working practices in the salon and the basic employee employment rights and responsibilities.
35
Perm and Neutralise Hair
Upon completion of the module, student will be able to perm and neutralise hair by preparing themselves, the work area and their clients for the service, assessing the potential of the hair to achieve the desired look by identifying the influencing factors, carrying out the necessary tests prior to and during the service and recording the results. Practical training will enable the student to wind the hair with even tension, making sure all wound perm rods sit on their own base, monitor the development of the perming and neutralising processes, leave the hair free of perm lotion when the desired degree of curl is achieved, using water temperature and flow to suit client’s needs and finish up the service by providing suitable aftercare advice.
60
Create an Image Based on a Theme within the Hair and Beauty Sector
Student will be able create a mood board based on a theme, identify media images needed to create a theme, the purpose of a mood board and to present a mood board to others. The appropriate technical skills will be taught to create a theme based image.
60
Provide Scalp Massage Services
Student will learn to be able to prepare themselves, the client and work area for scalp massage services, use suitable consultation techniques to identify service objectives, identifying any contraindications to scalp massage services and how to recognize them. Thereafter, carry out scalp massage services with the appropriate products, tools and equipment and adapting the massage techniques to take into account influencing factors.
33
Working with others in the Hair and Beauty Sector
Student will learn to work with clients and colleagues in a salon, by assisting others to resolve problems, following safe and hygienic working practices, adapting communication for different situations and Identifying the effects of negative attitude and behaviour on others.
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While on the course, you will take part in practical session working on blocks (mannequin heads) and later on will begin supervised practice with live models in the Classic Practical Area, applying what you have learnt in a fully equipped salon-school environment. Theory lessons that come alongside are conducted in the Lecture room.

Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Prepare for dressing hair
  • Provide a dressing hair service
  • Maintain health, safety and security practices
  • Follow emergency procedures
  • Consult and advise clients
  • Know the characteristics of the hair
  • Prepare to shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • Prepare for cutting hair
  • Provide a cutting service
  • Prepare for colouring hair
  • Provide a colouring service
  • Carry out reception duties
  • Book appointments
  • Deal with payments
  • Describe the key characteristics of the hair industry
  • Describe working practices in the hair industry
  • Prepare the display area
  • Maintain and dismantle the display area
  • Prepare to perm and neutralise hair
  • Perm and neutralise hair
  • Work with clients and colleagues in a salon
  • Plan an image
  • Create an image

Course Intake
Course commences every month.

Course Entry Requirement

  • Minimum of 5 G.C.S.E. credits (grades A*- C) or its equivalent or
  • Completed ITEC Entry Level Certificate courses or
  • Minimum 1 year salon experience as a Salon Assistant

Graduation Requirement
Students are required to meet the following criteria in order to graduate and obtain their relevant diploma:

  • Must complete all 13 modules with at least 80% (90% for International students) in attendance
  • Able to perform practical assessment of shampoo, blow, cut and colour on live model
  • Complete project assignments
  • Complete MCQ assignments
  • Must achieve at least 80% in terms of live model requirement

Training Hours
532 hours

We offer various modes of study. You can refer to the following table for mode of study and its corresponding course duration.

Mode of Study
Hours per week
Duration
Days of Instruction
Full Time (Full day)
30
4½ mths
Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm
Full Time (Half Day)
15
9 mths
Monday – Friday
Your choice of any sessions *
Part Time (4 classes/week)
12
11 mths
Your choice of any weekdays
Your choice of any session *

*Morning session 10am to 1pm; Afternoon session 2pm to 5pm; Evening session 6pm to 9pm (Mon, Wed & Fri only)

Course Fees
$4494 (Incl 7% GST)- The course fee is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit claims

Mode of Study
Hours per week
No. of payments
Frequency
Amount per payment
Full Time (Full day)
30
1
start of class $4494
Full Time (Half Day)
15
1
start of class $4494
Part Time (4 classes/week)
12
2
5 months $2247

Upon Application (non-refundable)

  • Application Fees $300 (Incl 7% GST)
    include complimentary Fee Protection Scheme and Medical Insurance

Compulsory Exam Fee

  • Exam Fee $700 (Incl 7% GST) – Exam Fee is payable upon commencement of the course.

Others (optional)

  • Tool Kit Fee $630 (Incl 7% GST)*
    Tool kit fee refers to the complete set of tools that are needed to perform all the practical tasks in the course. Payable at point of purchase, which is the first day of class.
    Example of Tool Kit Set: Pintail Comb, Shampoo Comb, Round Brush L, Round Brush M, Cutting Comb, Neck Brush, Paddle Brush, Teasing Brush, Teasing Comb, Frosting Cap, Frosting Needle, Ear Cap, Gloves, Tint Bowl, Tint Brush, Highlight Comb, Jaws Clips, Cutting Clips, Perm Cap, End Papers, Perming Rods, Water Spray, Hair Dryer, School Apron, School Cutting Cape, U Pins, Black Pins, Cutting Pouch, Scissors, Thinning Scissors, Shoulder Pad and Dolly Heads.
  • Exam Resit Fee (Theory $175 & Practical $175) (Incl 7% GST) –
    Exam Resit Fee is payable at point of registering for ITEC examination and applies only to students that want to resit theory or practical examination.
  • Graduation Show $107 (Incl 7% GST) –
    Graduation Show Fee is payable at point of confirmation of participation in graduation show.
    The fee is inclusive of a stage showcase and a photo shoot of your hair creation.
  • Locker Rental $13/month (Incl 7% GST) –
    Rental fee applies to students who want to rent a trolley in the school and use it as personal storage.
    Rental fee is payable quarterly.
  • Trolley Rental $21/month (Incl 7% GST) –
    Rental fee applies to students who want to rent a locker in the school and use it as personal storage. Rental fee is payable quarterly.

Mode of Payment
All fees can be paid over the counter in cash or NETS. Payment with cheque should be made in favour of “Kimage Hairdressing School Pte Ltd”.

International Students
International students without valid passes must apply for 4½ month student pass. For International Students on student pass, in the event that any of the following occurs, the school will inform ICA of the student’s attendance:

  • Student has failed to attend classes for a continuous period of 7 days or more without any valid reason; or
  • Student has not attended classes regularly, i.e. where the percentage of attendance is 90% or lower in any month of the course without any valid reason.
  • Student’s studies in the school has been terminated.

Material Fees
Material Fees of $420 is compulsory for international students holding student passes. Material Fees cover costs of goods incurred by the students during their hands-on live model practical sessions throughout their course of study.

Material fee is payable upon commencement of course.

Assessment
This qualification will be internally assessed and externally verified.

Each module consists of its own respective portfolio of evidences &/ project assignments, &/ MCQ assignment &/ Assessments. Assessments are internally assessed by our assessor using ITEC marking criteria. Assignments, Portfolio of evidences and MCQ assignments will be verified by ITEC examiner using ITEC Grading System.

Internal Assessment
Before completion of the course, the following tasks have to be internally assessed.

  • Shampoo and Condition the Hair and Scalp
  • Cut Women’s Hair
  • The Art of Dressing Hair
  • Colour and Lighten Hair
  • Client Consultation for Hair Services

You have to register to sit for internal practical assessment. You are required to perform the above tasks on a live model. Students are responsible for their assessment live model.

Upon completion of the course, students will sit for the ITEC ASSESSMENT.
This qualification will be internally and externally assessed using the assessment of skills as set out below. Once all of the performance evidence documentation, assignments and underpinning knowledge have been completed, the Learner will have a Final Practical Test carried out by the Internal Assessor using the ITEC marking criteria and final assessment form. Assessor will also verify all performance evidence documentation and assignments. An ITEC External Verifier will also verify a sample of the performance evidence documentation and assignments.

ITEC Unit Mandatory Units Assessments Grading
602 Shampoo and Condition the Hair and Scalp
  • Portfolio of evidence
    (3 performances to be evidenced)
  • 10 Questions MCQ
  • Final Practical Test
  • Pass or refer
  • Pass 60% – 74%
  • Merit 75% – 89%
  • Distinction 90% – 100%
603 Cut Women’s Hair
  • Portfolio of evidence
    (8 performances to be evidenced)
  • 10 Questions MCQ
  • Final Practical Test
  • Pass or refer
  • Pass 60% – 74%
  • Merit 75% – 89%
  • Distinction 90% – 100%
315 The Art of Dressing Hair
  • Portfolio of evidence
    (3 performances to be evidenced)
  • 10 Questions MCQ
  • Final Practical Test
  • Pass or refer
  • Pass 60% – 74%
  • Merit 75% – 89%
  • Distinction 90% – 100%
605 Colour and Lighten Hair
  • Portfolio of evidence
    (8 performances to be evidenced)
  • 10 Questions MCQ
  • Final Practical Test
  • Pass or refer
  • Pass 60% – 74%
  • Merit 75% – 89%
  • Distinction 90% – 100%
601 Client Consultation for Hair Services
  • Portfolio of evidence
    (3 performances to be evidenced)
  • 10 Questions MCQ
  • Final Practical Test
  • Pass or refer
  • Pass 60% – 74%
  • Merit 75% – 89%
  • Distinction 90% – 100%
600 Follow Health and Safety Practice in the Salon
  • Portfolio of evidence
    (4 performances to be evidenced)
  • 10 Questions MCQ
  • Pass or refer
  • Pass 60% – 74%
  • Merit 75% – 89%
  • Distinction 90% – 100%
611 Salon Reception Duties
  • Portfolio of evidence
    (3 performances to be evidenced)
  • 10 Questions MCQ
  • Pass or refer
  • Pass 60% – 74%
  • Merit 75% – 89%
  • Distinction 90% – 100%
630 Display Stock to Promote Sales in a Salon
  • Portfolio of evidence
    (1 performances to be evidenced)
  • 10 Questions MCQ
  • Pass or refer
  • Pass 60% – 74%
  • Merit 75% – 89%
  • Distinction 90% – 100%
612 Working in the Hair Industry
  • Portfolio of evidence
    (1 performances to be evidenced)
  • 10 Questions MCQ
  • Pass or refer
  • Pass 60% – 74%
  • Merit 75% – 89%
  • Distinction 90% – 100%
ITEC Unit Optional Units Assessments Grading
607 Perm and Neutralise Hair
  • Portfolio of evidence
    (3 performances to be evidenced)
  • 10 Questions MCQ
  • Pass or refer
  • Pass 60% – 74%
  • Merit 75% – 89%
  • Distinction 90% – 100%
908 Create an Image Based on a Theme within the Hair and Beauty Industry
  • Portfolio of evidence
    (1 performances to be evidenced)
  • 10 Questions MCQ
  • Pass or refer
  • Pass 60% – 74%
  • Merit 75% – 89%
  • Distinction 90% – 100%
606 Provide Scalp Massage Services
  • Portfolio of evidence
    (3 performances to be evidenced)
  • 10 Questions MCQ
  • Pass or refer
  • Pass 60% – 74%
  • Merit 75% – 89%
  • Distinction 90% – 100%
629 Working with others in the Hair and Beauty Sector
  • Portfolio of evidence
    (3 performances to be evidenced)
  • 10 Questions MCQ
  • Pass or refer
  • Pass 60% – 74%
  • Merit 75% – 89%
  • Distinction 90% – 100%

Grading of the Qualification

All assessment tasks required for each unit of the qualification must be completed and awarded a Pass mark before the complete qualification can be certificated

The overall qualification is graded – Pass – 60% – 74%, Merit – 75% – 89%, Distinction – 90%-100%. This is formed by the aggregate of the multiple-choice questions and the Final Practical Test.

Examination
At the end of the course, you can register for ITEC certification. An ITEC External Verifier will verify all components of the course – portfolio of evidences, MCQ assignment and Internal Practical Assessments Records. Students are required to perform a final practical test on live mode during the day of the verification. The following tasks have to be performed on the live model.

  • Shampoo and Condition the Hair and Scalp
  • Cut Women’s Hair
  • The Art of Dressing Hair
  • Colour and Lighten Hair
  • Client Consultation for Hair Services

Students will be assessed by our assessor alongside the external verifier. Students are also required to sit for a theory test. There are 2 mediums of theory paper – English / Chinese.

Upon passing the external verification and passing the final practical & theory tests, you will receive the ITEC Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing.

An exam fee of $700 is payable upon commencement of the course.

There are only 2 series of ITEC certification – May/June and November/December. Students can only sit for June or December examination regardless of their course completion date. (example, students that complete their course in March, will have to wait till June to sit for their examination).

International students, upon completion of their course and expiration of their student pass, will have to return to their home country and make arrangement to come to Singapore for their scheduled examination.

Progression
At the end of the course, you will be able to use the knowledge and skill learned to enter the industry as a Junior Stylist or you can choose to progress on to ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing (leading to ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing certification) and take your place in the industry as a Qualified Stylist.

Course Awards
Upon meeting all School Graduation requirements and passing the ITEC Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing, you will be awarded the Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing, by ITEC. In addition, you will also receive the Kimage Certificate upon passing the ITEC Examination.