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Beauty Therapy and Make-Up

Beauty Therapy Treatments - Level 3

ABOUT THIS COURSE

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills as a beauty therapist to a high level of occupational ability to enable you to provide beauty therapy treatments. The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments is a technical level qualification designed to develop your practical beauty therapy skills such as; face and body electrotherapy and body massage. Within the qualification, you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety, client care and communication, anatomy and physiology, and underpinning knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification.

You will study units such as:

  • Health and safety practice in the salon
  • Client care and Consultation
  • Body Analysis
  • Swedish Massage Therapy
  • Facial electrotherapy treatments
  • Body electrotherapy treatments
  • Electrical Science
  • Mechanical Massage
  • Anatomy and Physiology for the face and Body

You will need to purchase textbooks, salon uniform to wear whilst working in salon and an equipment kit to be able to carry out practical treatments. These must be purchased within the first 2 weeks of September or within 2 weeks of enrolling on the course. Uniform must be laundered, well maintained and worn in all practical lessons.

Learners will be required to practice all treatments/services on themselves and each other prior to assessment, to be able to do this learners will have to remove all of their own make-up including false eye lashes, no false nails, no jewellery during practical lessons, this is in order for everyone to gain the relevant practical experience throughout the course.

Dress Code:

  • Nails must be well maintained, short and without nail varnish
  • Make up should be natural looking
  • Hair must be clean, well-cared for and tidy. If your hair is longer than shoulder length, it will need to be tied up in a bun
  • Personal jewellery is not allowed during practical lessons
  • Beards and mustache must be neatly groomed and trimmed (stubble is not accepted)
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need:

  • Two to four GCSEs grade 4 and above, including English and maths, or functional skills at Level 2 in English and maths
  • A recognised level 2 Qualification in Beauty Therapy

Learners without the above minimum qualifications in English and Maths will be required to take an assessment prior to enrolment.

ASSESSMENT METHOD

To be awarded this qualification, you must successfully achieve the following assessments:

  • Externally set and internally marked graded practical assessments
  • Externally set and marked examinations
  • Externally set and internally marked graded synoptic assessment
  • Portfolio of evidence
PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES

On successful completion of this course the following progression routes are open to you:

Employment in beauty salons, a health spa, cruise liners, care homes, airlines and hotel chains.

Further Study for a specialist qualifications e.g. Level 4 in Salon Management, Level 4 in Holistic Therapies, Advanced Beauty Therapy

STUDY METHODS

The course is run over 2 days a week over 1 academic year.

Industry standard workshops and salon sessions
Demonstrations Educational visits to trade shows and exhibitions
Industry days
Presentations and Workshops by Industry Professionals
Promotional events including skills fairs, charity events, open days and evenings.
Work related experience Engaging theory classes.

FEES

If you will be aged 16 to 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your studies and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be free.

You may be eligible for financial help to support with books, travel, course materials and childcare costs – please click here for more information.

If you will be aged 19 to 23 on 31 August in the year you begin your course and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, you may be eligible for fee remission to cover your course fees, depending on your circumstances. For more information on fee remission, please click here.

If you are not eligible for fee remission, or are aged 24 or older, you may be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover your course fees. For more information on Advanced Learner Loans, please click here.

You may be eligible for financial help to support with books, travel, course materials and childcare costs – please click here for more information.

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