Your application

Find my course

Unsure what course to study?

You just need to answer three simple questions about your study preferences, interests and predicted grades and we can suggest courses that might suit you.

  • 1 Study type
  • 2 Your Interests
  • 3 Your Grades
Question 1

How would you prefer to study?

Question 2

What are your interests?

Question 3

What grades have you achieved or are predicted?

These results are a suggestion of courses you may want to explore but are by no means a definitive list and individual entry requirements do apply.

Beauty Therapy Level 1

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

If you have an inter­est in beau­ty ther­a­py and would like to study this fas­ci­nat­ing indus­try in more detail in areas such as facial work, skin care and make-up then this course could be for you.


Entry Require­ments

No pre­vi­ous qual­i­fi­ca­tions are required, how­ev­er we do expect you to have 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

You will be assessed through prac­ti­cal obser­va­tions and writ­ten assignments.

Addi­tion­al Information

You will need to pur­chase a beau­ty kit and uni­form — details of these will be pro­vid­ed at the Meet the Tutor event that you will be invit­ed to after you have applied. 

If you are aged 19 or over you will pay tuition fees and an exam fee. For more infor­ma­tion about fees please con­tact us via the Enquire’ but­ton below or tele­phone us on 01780 484311.

Poten­tial Future Career

On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this course at Mer­it and the achieve­ment of Func­tion­al Skills Eng­lish and maths, you can progress on to Lev­el 2 Beau­ty Therapy.

This qual­i­fi­ca­tion may also allow pro­gres­sion onto nails, make – up, retail and hair­dress­ing qualifications.

Course Con­tent

Dur­ing this one year course you will study a range of sub­jects includ­ing basic man­i­cure and pedi­cure, salon recep­tion, skin­care, pho­to­graph­ic make-up, face paint­ing and basic make-up application.


Infographic_Hair Beauty1 Infographic_Hair Beauty2 Infographic_Hair Beauty3 Infographic_Hair Beauty4



Course not quite right for you?

These similar courses may be more suited to your skills and interests...

© 2023 All rights reserved.

Web Design byBluestorm Design