(Full Time - 2 years)
(Full Time - 2 years)
To develop a general understanding of the beauty sector, you will develop skills including:
- Business context, including how the sector operates
- Health and Safety regulations
- Safe working practices
- An understanding of the client journey
- Client consultation
- Sales and marketing
- Business practices
In addition to the core content, you will also complete one module of occupation-specific content in Beauty therapy covering a range of specialism and learning outcomes to include
Provide hand, nail and foot services to meet current trends
Provide a range of hair removal services
Perform manual and technical treatments using basic and advanced therapy techniques and equipment such as;
o low intensity LED light;
o skin warming devices;
o high frequency;
o radio frequency;
o lymphatic drainage equipment;
o electric muscle stimulation
o other current technologies.
Create and demonstrate a range of make-up looks including the enhancement of eyelashes and eyebrows.
Alongside your studies, you'll undertake a 45-days industry placement, as well as having regular guest speakers, workshops from industry experts, working to live briefs and more. You'll also be assigned a specialist employability tutor to support and prepare you for the world of work.
A minimum of 5 GCSE's to include English & maths at grade 4 and above
We will monitor and mark you based on your English, Maths & Digital skills as well as set exams
and employer-set projects related to your chosen field of study at the end of the year.
This course is suitable for anyone wanting to work in the beauty therapy industry. You could work in a salon, at a client's home, at a health spa, at a store, at an adult care home or on a cruise ship.
With further qualifications you could move into a career as a:
Beauty Salon Technician
Beauty Sales Associate
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.
In our unique Industry Excellence Academy you’ll benefit from a programme of study that has been co-developed, and is co-delivered, with one of our industry partners.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.