The sector has demonstrated a growing trend with salons, day spas, leisure clubs and hotel spas locally and internationally. Within the UK 35 million people spend over £5.2 billion on beauty services and treatments. The Level 3 qualification enables you to be part of this exciting and dynamic sector of employment.
What will I learn?
This is a practical based course and you will receive ongoing assessment on your practical skills. There will be theory which underpins the practical knowledge. In addition to your study programme, you can be working in a salon or spa performing Beauty treatments.
- Electrical epilation treatments
- Body and facial electrical treatments
- Body massage treatments
- Anatomy and physiology
How will I be assessed?
You will carry out a range of practical assessments within a commercial salon environment with external paying clients. You will collate theoretical evidence in the form of assignments, projects, tests, quizzes, demonstrations and presentations.
All applicants will be required to attend an interview and have achieved a Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy. Students must have a work placement in a relevant environment for the duration of the course.
Progression & Career Opportunities
Upon completion of this programme you can gain employment in one of the many sectors of the beauty industry. Further study at Level 3 Complementary Therapy or Make-Up Artistry, there is also the opportunity to progress onto higher education. Positions include mobile freelance Therapist, self-employed Therapist, Beauty Therapist within spas, salons, hotels, cruise liners and international opportunities are also available.
You will be required to purchase a beauty kit which will include everything you need to start your career in the Beauty industry. A uniform will be required so that you are presenting a professional image at all times and a course text book will be invaluable for home study. During your year of study the will also be opportunities to participate in workshops, trips and exhibitions. Please note we have a child-friendly timetable for 19+ students. Please also note that there may be a late night lesson within your timetable.