Specialise your skills in massage with this alternative route in to the Beauty industry. You will gain experience by providing treatments to paying clients in our on site salon and spa. You develop your massaging expertise to include, Swedish massage, stone therapy and indian head massage.
You will have the opportunity to take part in a number of trips, activities and competitions throughout the year. Previous trips and visits include: Salon International, The Clothes Show, Goldwell Academy London, Steiner Cruise Ships Careers Event, and a number of local employer masterclasses. You will also showcase your new skills in our Annual Fashion Show.
This course is approximately 50% theory and 50% practical.
You will learn through practical demonstrations and practice what you have learnt on real, paying clients in our commercial salon.
As well as gaining practical experience daily in our on- site commercial salon you will also complete a 1 week work placement in a salon, spa or a beauty related business. After successful completion of a trade test you may secure a placement at Ragdale Hall.
After successful completion of this course you could progress on to careers in commercial salons, destination spas or for hotel chains, cruise ships or airlines.
You could also further your studies with a degree at university e.g:
- Spa Management
- Hair and Beauty Management
- Beauty Therapy Management
Practical assessments will be completed throughout your course as you provide treatments to clients and produce a portfolio of evidence. You will also be assessed through an external exam, graded synoptic test, a treatment portfolio.
You are required to purchase kit and uniform for level 3 in beauty therapy through the college beauty department. You must also source clients for practical learning and gain relevant work experience.
A relevant Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diplomaor equivalent.
You will study a range of units including:
• Health and safety in the salon
• Client care and consultation
• History and origins of massage therapies
• Swedish massage
• Stone therapy
• Indian head massage
• Anatomy and Physiology for the face and body systems
• Promote and see products and services
• Contribute to the effective running of a business
Level : Level 3
Starts : 05 September, 2017
Duration : 1 Year Full Time
Course Code : NV3CTAP
: 01780 484 311