(Evening Only - 1 year)
The Beauty Specialist Techniques is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills. Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and cosmetic beauty products and equipment. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the skin, and apply a variety of skincare, eyelash and brow and make-up products using different techniques. To further enhance your practical skills, you will have cover the following units;
Removing hair using waxing
Manicure and pedicure treatments
You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.
4 GCSEs of grade 3 or higher including English or maths and/or prior achievement of a Level 1 Beauty Therapy qualification along with a subject specific interview.
The study programme provides an opportunity for you to develop a variety of practical, theoretical and employability skills. Within this qualification you will have the opportunity to complete work experience.
You will be studying 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.
Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will...
Please include details of course progression and career paths
- This qualification provides progression opportunities to the following qualifications:
• Level 3 in Beauty Therapy
• Level 3 Beauty Therapy Massage
• Level 3 Beauty Therapy Make-up
There may be some additional equipment costs.
Learners are required to purchase a kit and you will be given approximate costs at interview.
All learners are required to wear a uniform costing approximately £42 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.
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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.