(Full Time - 1 year)
(Full Time - 1 year)
The Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills through the following units;
Follow health and safety in the salon
Introduction to the hair and beauty sector
Providing basic manicure treatment
Providing basic pedicure treatment
Salon reception duties
Working with others in the hair and beauty sector
Basic make-up application
Create a hair and beauty image
Presenting a professional image in a salon
To further enhance your skills you will also cover artistic and creative elements on your course such as nail art, themed face painting and
You will be required to have a subject specific interview, however there are no formal entry requirements. Evidence of previous work or a commitment to study may be required.
The study programme provides an opportunity for you to develop a variety of practical, theoretical and employability skills. Within this qualification you are required to complete a minimum of six hours of work experience
You will be on a course where assessment of practical observations supports your programme of learning.
You will build a portfolio of evidence and assessed continually through practical assessment, exams and assignments.
When you have successfully completed this qualification you will have the opportunity to progress to the following qualifications:
• Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General
• Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Make-Up
• Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services
There may be some additional equipment costs.
Learners are required to purchase a kit (Learners will be given approximate costs at interview) and enclosed toe black shoes, with no heel.
If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.Fees, finance and funding page
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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.Learn more
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When there is always a demand to look good and feel great, you'll find rewarding careers for hairdressers and beauty therapies all across Greater Manchester and the North West.