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.
- 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.
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.
Cost of Study
This course is fully funded for students who are 16-18 years of age. If you are 19 years of age or over then this course may be funded depending on your circumstances, please contact admissions for more details.
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.