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Beauty Therapy (Massage Route) Apprenticeship at Solihull College & University Centre

Course description

Working in a salon/spa/ cruise ship/own business/ further advanced beauty training/ teaching

Course content

Health and Safety; Client care and communication in Beauty related industries; Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities; Provide Indian Head Massage; Provide Body Massage; Provide stone therapy; Provide pre blended aroma massage; Optional units to be discussed with employer; Level 2 Key Skills Maths and English; Level 2 Award in Employment awareness in the Hair and Beauty Sector.

Entry requirements

To be working in a beauty salon for a minimum of 30 hours per week. To hold a full Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualification.


You will be assessed within the college commercial salons and within your own salon at work. You will have written assignments to pass and end of unit tests to complete and pass.

Future opportunities

Other beauty therapy courses. Holistic therapies Level 3, Sports Therapy Level 3.

Further information

You will be expected to wear full salon uniform when in the college salons.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Solihull College & University Centre directly.

Last updated date: 24 November 2015
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