This course includes all the required elements to work as a beauty therapist. Mandatory units are:
- Client care and communication in beauty related industries
- Following health and safety practice in the salon
- Providing facial electrotherapy treatments
- Providing body electrotherapy treatments
- Providing body massage
- Stone massage
You will have the opportunity to further develop your understanding and skills with the addition of optional specialist units providing flexibility to develop your knowledge.
You will develop practical skills to perform a range of treatments meeting the specification our awarding body requirements.
These skills will allow you to work both independently and as a team to gain professional awareness in preparation for the beauty industry.
Communication and interpersonal skills desirable for employment will also be enhanced.
You will build a portfolio of evidence and be assessed continually throughout your programme.
Practical observations – assessment of treatments
Written assessment is a variety of tasks, assignments, workbooks and case studies
End of unit tests
The course is delivered at the Printworks Campus in a range of newly equipped state of the art practical salons, theory classrooms and active learning zones which are incorporate the use of iPads and laptops.
Learners will be invited in for an information and interview session on completion of the application form.
Four grade 4s or above (one of the grades must be in maths, English or both.
Previous attainment of a level 2 qualification in beauty therapy along with a successful skills test and interview.
You could progress to the Level 4 Beauty Specialist course in Skin rejuvenation and Advanced Hair Removal Techniques to broaden employability and career opportunities.
On successful completion of the Level 3 Beauty Therapy course you could:
- Work in a commercial beauty salon/ spa
- Become a beauty therapy trainer
- Work in professional retail concession
- Work independently as a freelance