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Beauty Therapy Apprenticeship at Furness College

Course description

Apprenticeships in Beauty Therapy have been designed for anyone who enjoys working with people in the workplace, to create and carry out a wide range of different treatments using a varied range of skills.

Course content

Apprentice Level 2
Units studied may include: improving facial skin conditions, waxing body hair, spray tan, shaping and colouring brows, performing hand and foot treatments, and applying make-up.

Apprentice Level 3
At this level you will be taking more responsibility in the workplace and may be supervising others or carrying out more advanced treatments. You will also be broadening your skill base through learning techniques such as body massage as well as more complicated electronic treatments to remove unwanted hair or improve skin condition

Entry requirements

These are dependent on the sector and the criteria of some employers, but they are normally:

Apprentice Level 2: A minimum of four GCSEs at grades A – E or an equivalent qualification.

Advanced Apprentice Level 3: An Apprenticeship at Level 2 or other equivalent qualification


The apprenticeship is assessed on practical aptitude, a portfolio of work and external assessment. The technical certificate is assessed in your lessons through assignments set by your tutors. Maths and English are assessed by examination and a portfolio of evidence.

Financial information

All students are expected to purchase the college kit and uniform to complete practical assessments.

Future opportunities

Once the Apprenticeship has finished there is the opportunity to carry on working, maybe get promoted or if appropriate, progress onto advanced level apprenticeships. In some instances you can go on to higher education in a college or university.

Further information

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Furness College directly.

Last updated date: 08 March 2016
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