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Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 1

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

You will study both the practical and theoretical elements of beauty therapy including; consultation, skincare, hand and foot care, nail art, make-up, and anatomy and physiology. 


What Does The Programme Include

Completion of 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 recieve 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 2 Beauty Therapy. Additional beauty training is available to you, depending on the current trends in industry.

Entry Requirements

Good communication skills and a willingness to learn. You must also have a professional appearance and attitude to learning.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

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 compling a treatment portfolio.

Additional Information

Candidates wishing to pursue a career in this industry should be of smart appearance, reliable, articulate and of a caring nature with good communication skills. You will be required to purchase a beauty uniform and a kit; this is a mandatory requirement within the first six weeks to enable you to complete this course. We will notify you about the contents and the suppliers of both the kit and uniform during the Inspire information day. 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.

Potential Future Career

On successful completion of this course, you could progress onto Level 2 Beauty Therapy, subject to performance criteria and a successful interview.


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