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Childcare ESOL Entry 3 at Barnet and Southgate College

Course description

This course provides students with the opportunity to continue to improve their communication skills and language skills and gain a qualification in beauty therapy and customer service. This vocational course has been developed to provide learners with an introduction to the skills, knowledge and understanding required to prepare for work in the beauty industry or to progress to further study.

Course content

Units offered include: " Basic salon reception duties " Personal presentation in the salon " Following health and safety practice in the salon " Hair and beauty industry and occupation awareness " Basic make-up " Basic manicure In addition to studying vocational units, students will have 7 hours of communication, including a tutorial of 1 hour. Students also have minimum of 1 hour of Functional Skills Maths and 1 hour of Functional Skills IT a week. You will be interested in pursuing a career in beauty or plan to continue studying beauty at Level 1 and Level 2.

Entry requirements

Minimum ESOL/Literacy Entry 3 qualification As part of the interview you will have to complete a language assessment test


The beauty element of the course is assessed through coursework plus an online exam. Students are required to complete a portfolio.

Future opportunities

After completing this course students can progress into employment or to a level 1 NVQ in Beauty Therapy.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barnet and Southgate College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2016
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