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|Introduction||This popular enhanced course covers in detail the specialist vocational areas of beauty therapy ensuring that you are qualified in a wide range of treatments on completion of the course. The units are delivered in practical workshops and professional salon situations in conjunction with related theoretical study. This course also offers a high involvement in add-on experience such as beauty exhibitions, product range training, external company training. Successful students have the option to|
|Study Outline||Up to date specialist treatments including; facials, make-up, specialised lash and brow treatments, manicure, pedicure, waxing techniques and cosmetic tanning. Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety, how to contribute to the running of a beauty business, reception duties and retail sales.
|Entry Requirements||4 GCSEs grade D or above|
|Equipment||You will need to have the required materials and equipment in order to successfully complete this qualification. We advise that you purchase the specialised kit with us, order forms are provided upon a successful interview.
You will be required to wear your uniform for all practical sessions; nails must be short and free of enamel and extensions, hair must be worn secured off the face and you are not permitted to wear any jewellery.
|Attendance||This is a one academic year course which is approximately three days a week for one year (days are subject to change depending on timetables). Due to the fast paced delivery of the course all external appointments/holidays must be booked outside of your timetable, and a minimum of 95% attendance is expected.
|Assessment||Assessment methods are continuous and on-going, with practical observations in a realistic working environment, home works, external examinations and completion of a portfolio of your work.
|Progression||The qualification offers progression opportunities such as: Level 3 VRQ or NVQ in Beauty Therapy, Level 2 VRQ Diploma in Basic Beauty Massage & Complementary Therapies, Level 2 NVQ or VRQ in Hairdressing.
You are also qualified to gain employment with this qualification including cruiseliners, salons, setting up your own business, health farms and spa centres.
|Awarding Body||Vocational Training Charitable Trust
|Suitable for Higher Education?||N|
|Suitable for Individuals?||Y|
|Suitable for Employers?||N|