SVQ in Hairdressing at SCQF Level 5


This SVQ is suitable for: Individuals who are currently in employment as a junior stylist and wish to obtain a formal qualification. Employees who wish to obtain short, continuing professional development courses. As the SVQ is a competency based qualification the following applies: ? You will be allocated an assessor and you will work together to build a portfolio of evidence to show you are competent within the work role. ? The assessor will visit you at your workplace on a regular basis. ? The visits will include conducting assessments, planning future assessments, advising on portfolio development and supporting you as required.




18 months



Entry Requirements

Individuals should be in a job or placement where they are carrying out relevant tasks and responsibility which allow them to gather evidence to the required level.


Assessments will be ongoing with an Assessor coming out to the workplace to carry out practical observations. Online tests are used throughout the award.

Additional funding information

ITA or Fee Waiver funding available, please contact David Walden (Workbased Team Leader) by phoning 01387 734311 or email to discuss funding eligibility and to apply. Find out more about Modern Apprenticeship opportunities.

Course Contact Details

If you would like more information or to reserve a place on a course: Telephone: (01387) 734 199 E-mail: