Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2 at Oldershaw Academy
This is an exciting new one year course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on workplace situations and activities because it is a work related course.
The course will also help you to build up a portfolio of work. You will develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes which are essential for successful performance in working life.
The Beauty Therapy programmes lead towards achievement of NVQ Level 2 Qualification. The Units include: Responsibility for actions to reduce risks to Health & Safety, Develop and Maintain Your Effectiveness At Work, Enhance The Appearance Of Eyebrows and Lashes, Provide Manicure, Pedicure and Make-up Services, Fulfil Salon and Reception Duties, Promote Additional Services and Products To Clients, Carry Out Waxing Services
Training days will include theory delivery and the building of a Portfolio of Evidence alongside practical work-based activity in a real salon environment. 80% of the programme is concentrated around work-based practical activity. The course also develops work related skills of teamwork, reliability, communication, and organisational skills.
The course requires you to have 4 GCSEs at grades E or above. These should include English and Maths but you may re-take them in the Sixth Form if necessary. Requires 90% Attendance.
The qualification provides a stepping-stone into further vocational training and could well lead to the offer of a Foundation or Advanced Modern Apprenticeship.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Oldershaw Academy directly.