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The Hair and Beauty industry is a very exciting and dynamic sector of employment and offers a variety of career options. This programme will equip you with the skills required to become a beauty therapist. It is a practical-based course and you will be assessed on your competency to perform treatments. The theoretical knowledge underpins the practical skills.

  • What will I learn?

    You will gain a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills, equipping you with knowledge and understanding. You will also develop a range of techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for gaining employment within the industry.

  • Example modules

    • Improve and maintain facial skin condition
    • Eyelash and eyebrow treatments
    • Remove hair using waxing techniques
    • Manicure treatment
  • How will I be assessed?

    You will carry out a range of practical assessments within a commercial working environment. You will also collate theoretical evidence in the form of assignments, projects and tests.

  • Entry Requirements

    At least 1 GCSE grade 4-9 (A-C) ideally in maths or English and/or Level 1 Beauty Therapy.

  • Progression & Career Opportunities

    The direct progression from this programme would be any of the NVQ Level 3 Diplomas in Beauty Therapy. Positions which would be open to you will include Beautician or Beauty Consultant.

  • Additional Information

    Students will need to purchase a Beauty and make-up kit, uniform and text books at a cost of approximately £300. During the course there will be the opportunity to attend workshops and exhibitions at an approximate cost of £100.

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Course Details

Qualification Level Level 2
Study Mode Part-Time Course
Start Date September
Duration 36 Weeks
Course Code PBEAUL2DP-1
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