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

About the course

Learn the basic skills and techniques of Beauty Therapy. You have the opportunity to try out your practical skills on your fellow students and the final assessment of these skills will be carried out by applying treatments to paying members of the public.

Entry requirements

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

How much does it cost?

Beauty kit, uniform, shoes, A4 lever arch files, pens, textbook. Approx cost £230.

Awarding Body

VTCT

Why study?

Beauty Therapy is the ideal course for you if you are interested in making people look and feel great. A career in Beauty Therapy gives you the opportunity to explore an exciting industry with a vast array of career opportunities.

 

Where will this course take me?

You could go straight into work or you could progress to study Level 3 Beauty Therapy.

Our learners have experienced positive work placements at the following salons:

Zoe Dee Hair and Beauty
Funky Tips
Mode Beauty Therapy
Salon 35
The Beauty Bar
Naturals
Eden

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 have a mixture of practical sessions in the salon and classroom-based lessons teaching underpinning knowledge. You will be expected to complete hairdressing/beauty/barbering services on paying clients in the commercial salon.

It is expected that you may need to bring in your own clients for practical assessments. Educational trips will also be available to enhance learning.

You will be assessed through:

  • Online exams
  • Practical observations
  • Assignments

Will I have to provide anything?

Beauty kit, uniform, shoes, A4 lever arch files, pens, textbook. Approx cost £230.

I'm interested. What should I do now?

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