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  • Hair and Beauty
  • Hairdressing
  • Hair and Beauty
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Hairdressing

About the course

This course will equip you with the basic skills of Beauty Therapy. All practical skills will be practised on fellow students, with final assessment of practical skills being carried out on paying clients.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, ideally one of which is English.

How much does it cost?

Courses are free to 16-18 year olds. Reduced fees may be available for 19+ learners. Beauty kit, textbook and uniform (£200).

Who is it suitable for?

Those looking to progress in the beauty industry.

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Why study?

This course is ideal for therapists who want a career in all aspects of the service industry, as well as potential entrepreneurs aspiring to set up a small business, or for persons looking to work within the spa/leisure industry.

Part-time courses require 100% commitment and learners should expect to do between 5-10 hours self-directed study at home each week.

Where will this course take me?

Salon job opportunities, setting up your own business or progression onto Level 3 Beauty Therapy.

Core modules

  • Health, safety and hygeine
  • Consultation techniques and client care
  • Manicure treatments
  • Pedicure treatments
  • Waxing services
  • Faial treatments
  • Skin type analysis
  • Eyebrow shaping services
  • Eyelash and eyebrow tinting services
  • Make-up applications
  • Anatomy and physiology for beauty therapists

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by two end of year written examinations, synoptic practical assessment and portfolio presentation and homework.

Will I have to provide anything?

Beauty kit (£200), textbook, memory stick, uniform.

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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