You will study; Units that reflect the needs of the Beauty Therapy profession, while further preparing you for a career within this sector. Primary aspects of Beauty Therapy to enable you to assist the Therapist, Employment Standard,. Health & Safety, Customer Service. You will also study Essential Skills in Communication & Application of Number and Information Technology.
The course contains both theory and practical Beauty Therapy based lessons with many opportunities to work within a commercial environment.
The Welsh Baccalaureate- you will explore a wide range of areas including A project and skills challenge certificate
You will also be required to undertake 25 hours’ of work placement; this is a mandatory element of the programme.
You will require 3 GCSEs at grades A*- E including English Language/Welsh and Maths/Numeracy or a foundation course qualification including Essential Skills at Entry Level 3, as well as a reference from a previous tutor. You may also be asked to complete a practical skills task.
We are looking for learners with a passion for the Beauty industry. You will be invited to participate in pre-course guidance activities which will include a course presentation. Relevant uniform and equipment is needed for this course; a full list will be provided. You will be required to undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.
You will be assessed via a range of methods which include continual assessment, through observation of your practical work on paying clients, the completion of a portfolio, theoretical evidence and assignment work. There are external online examinations and Essential Skills portfolios.
On successful completion of this programme you will be able to progress to a Level 2 Beauty Therapy programme. Level 2/3 is strongly recommended to achieve your full potential for the professional requirements of the Industry.
Purchase of Equipment and Kit is required for this course (Compulsory Cost - Uniform - £35, Beauty Kit - £128.20, Text Book - £25) (Suggested Optional - Additional Kit £15.87 / £11.56 / £14.28). Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.