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)

The level 1 course in Hair and Beauty is a qualification designed to introduce you to a range of practical skills from across the hair and beauty industry to prepare you for employment. You will develop your practical skills through improving the appearance of hair, hands, feet, facial skin and learn to apply basic make up.

UNITS

  • Face Painting
  • Make-Up Application
  • Hand, Foot & Nail Care
  • Nail Art
  • Skincare
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Design a Retail Display in the Salon
  • Promote Hair & Beauty Products
  • Health & Safety
  • Shampoo & Condition Hair
  • Hair Styling
  • Hair Colouring
  • Blow Dry Hair

The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; the creative art of cutting or dressing women’s hair, how to provide effective shampooing and conditioning services, the artistic skill of colouring and lightening hair and how to provide a good consultation service for your clients.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your practical skills to a high level of occupational ability to enable you to perform salon services.

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills to an advanced level through a variety of techniques in the following units; the creative art of cutting womens hair, the artistic skill of colouring, imaginative dexterity of styling and dressing hair, and how to provide effective consultation support for colleagues.

You will study units such as:

  • Health and safety in the salon
  • Hairdressing consultation
  • Hair cutting services
  • Hair colouring services
  • Setting and dressing services
  • Blow drying and finishing services
  • Colour correction services

Additional Information You will need to purchase salon wear, equipment, textbooks and a fee towards consumables used on the course.

Full time 3 days a week over 1 year.

The level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; how to provide eyelash and eyebrow treatments, removing hair using waxing techniques, applying make-up, manicure, pedicure and skincare.

You will need to purchase 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 mustaches must be neatly groomed and trimmed (stubble is not accepted)

    UNITS

  • Health & Safety
  • Client Care & Communication
  • Provide Manicure Treatment
  • Provide Pedicure Treatment
  • Apply Makeup
  • Provide Eyelash & Eyebrow Treatment
  • Provide Facial Skin Care
  • Remove Hair using Waxing Techniques
  • Salon Reception Duties
  • Apply Skin Tanning Techniques
  • Provide Nail Art
  • Create an image based on theme within the hair and beauty sector

This is a level 2 course in beauty makeup, it is a good introduction to both beauty and makeup. It will enable you to understand different aspects of the beauty and the makeup industry, from being responsible for maintaining health and safety within the salon, as well as helping clients to maintain their skin and their makeup application.

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.

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.

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

Units Provide facial skin care Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes Provide makeup services Instruct the client to use and application of skin care products and makeup Develop and maintain effectiveness at work Provide additional services and products to customers Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety.

Attendance - Full time three days a week over 1 year This qualification has been designed specifically to develop your practical skills to an advanced level through a variety of techniques in media, special effects and camouflage make-up. You will learn how to apply small prosthetic pieces and bald caps, style and fit postiche and the art of airbrush make-up.

You will study units such as:

  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon

  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries

  • Apply airbrush make-up to the face

  • Camouflage make-up

  • Media make-up

  • Fashion and photographic make-up

  • Style and fit postiche

  • Apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps

  • Wig services

  • Provide self-tanning

  • Create and cast small prosthetic pieces and bald caps

  • Design and apply face and body art

  • Fantasy hair design for performers

  • Additional Information

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 mustaches must be neatly groomed and trimmed (stubble is not accepted)

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Make-up Artistry is a vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a make-up artist. This qualification is designed to support you to gain employment as a make-up artist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. This is a vocational qualification that includes all the required elements to work effectively as a make-up artist. Throughout your studies you will develop your understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and cosmetic products and equipment and develop your interpersonal skills which will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

You will study units such as:

  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • Promote products and services to clients in a salon
  • Design and apply face and body art
  • Instruction on make-up application
  • Apply make-up
  • Media make-up
  • Fashion and photographic make-up
  • Camouflage make-up
  • Apply airbrush make-up to the face

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 mustaches must be neatly groomed and trimmed (stubble is not accepted)