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Beauty VRQ Level 1 Diploma at Sandwell College

Course description

This one-year course is designed for people who have an interest in Beauty Therapy and wish to learn a range of skills.

Course content

Thirteen units are studied during the programme including basic manicure, basic pedicure, nail art application, photographic make-up and themed face-painting. A wide spectrum of resources and materials are used for teaching and learning. All staff are highly qualified, friendly, supportive and maintain a high standard of professionalism.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, but if English is not your first language then ESOL Level 1 would be required. You will need to attend an interview and assessment prior to being accepted on the course.


Individual performance will be assessed through written assessments, word processed assignments, oral questioning and practical skills. Teaching and learning materials are accessible on the Virtual College site, which can be accessed from home.

Future opportunities

Upon successful achievement of the Beauty NVQ Level 1 Diploma you will have the opportunity to progress to NVQ Level 2 and Level 3. Possible careers include spa therapy, beauty therapy, worldwide travel working on board cruise liners, beauty sales or assessing and teaching in the Further and Higher Education sectors.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 June 2016

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