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Level 2 in Beauty Therapy

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Course CodeL5019
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameSouth Wigston Campus
AreaBeauty & Therapies
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionThis popular intensive course covers in detail the most up to date specialist vocational areas of beauty therapy ensuring that you are qualified in a wide range of treatments. 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.
Study OutlineUp to date specialist treatments including; facials, make-up, specialised lash and brow treatments, manicure, pedicure (includig specialist treatment)waxing techniques (both hot and warm wax method) and assisting in spa duties with related anatomy and physiology that is run alongside each unit. Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety, how to contribute to the running of a beauty business, and retail sales.
Entry RequirementsYou will be required to go through an interview process to ensure that this is the most suitable programme for you. The minimum entry requirements are four GCSEs at grade D or above.
EquipmentWe recommend that you purchase a Beauty Therapy kit and uniform. 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. You will be provided with a kit list upon enrolment.
AttendanceThis is a 34 week programme, attendance is approximately three days a week (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.
AssessmentAssessment 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.
ProgressionThe 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 BodyVocational Training Charitable Trust
LevelLevel 2
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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