On successful completion of this course, you have the opportunity to progress to Level 3 Beauty Therapy, or Level 2 Hairdressing or Media-make up diplomas. You could also progress into the beauty industry.
What can this course lead to?
Who is it for?
You will study both practical and theoretical elements of beauty therapy and will become proficient in performing a diverse range of treatments alongside giving expert aftercare advice and promoting retail products in our professional beauty therapy environment. You will be taught by highly experienced tutors who have a wealth of industry experience.
What is covered?
The units you will study include:
- Health, Safety and Hygiene Consultation Techniques and Client Care Promotion
- Retail of Products and Services
- Reception Services
- Manicure Treatments
- Pedicure Treatments
- Waxing Services
- Facial Treatments and Skin Analysis
- Eyebrow Shaping Services
- Eyelash and Eyebrow Tinting Services
- Make-Up Applications
- Anatomy and Physiology
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
4 GCSEs at grades 3/D or above, including English, maths and science, or a relevant Level 1 qualification.
We will review each application on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suitable for you.
One of the ways we do this is through a very effective ‘6 weeks to success programme’ that operates from the first day you start your course. This includes support such as :
- Allowing you to change courses if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks -subject to availability.
- Moving you between course levels if you are finding your current level too easy / too hard -subject to availability.
- Incorporating English and maths GCSE resits in to your timetable if you don’t achieve grade 4.
- One-to-one reviews with your academic tutor to ensure you are progressing and achieving well.
Our course enquiries and admissions team are available at firstname.lastname@example.org should you have any further questions.
You will complete projects/ assignments and homework tasks to broaden your knowledge and understanding in all aspects of Beauty Therapy.
Initially you will develop your practical skills by practicing treatments on other therapists within your group. You will be expected to receive all treatments whilst you are learning and developing new skills.
Eventually you will progress onto public salon sessions whereby you will be performing a variety of professional treatments on the general public within a real salon environment, preparing you for Level 3 beauty and furthermore university or industry.
Additional beauty training is available to you, depending on the trends in industry for the year. E.g Gel polish or ear piercing etc.
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 several external exams whilst compiling a treatment portfolio.
Candidates wishing to pursue a career in this industry should be of smart appearance, reliable, articulate and of a caring nature with good communications skills. You will be required to purchase a beauty uniform and a kit. We will notify you about the contents and the suppliers of both the kit and uniform prior to enrolment. It is imperative that you plan ahead as you will be expected to source your own clients to enable you to complete your practical assessments.
Enrichment trips and activities are scheduled for the academic year and will be advised accordingly at ‘Meet the Tutor’ event
For this programme it is essential that you source work placement within a salon for 1 day per week throughout the academic year, this needs to be in secured for the first week of induction.