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Beauty Therapy Techniques Level 3 Diploma at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

Are you passionate about the beauty industry? Can you see yourself working on a cruise liner or owning your own salon? Do you want a job role that's front facing? Our NVQ Level 3 builds on the knowledge and skills you have gained from the Level 2 course to give you a deeper insight into the industry. Our course will develop your therapist skills to include a range of facial and body treatments, alongside aspects of salon management, administration and health and safety, to enable you to meet the high expectations of the industry. 

Alongside self-tanning and spa skills, you will learn how to carry out facial and body electrotherapy treatments, epilation, body massage and Indian head massage. You will also learn how to manage the reception desk, promote products and contribute to the financial effectiveness of a business. 

Entry requirements

You will have a reasonable standard of GCSEs in a range of subjects and an NVQ Level 2 in Beauty Therapy. As part of your interview process, you will be asked to prepare a research project that displays your knowledge of the sector and demonstrates your commitment to the course.

Assessment

You will create a portfolio of your work based on the skills you develop at Fountains or Fusion and your tutor will mark this as you complete each task. Each unit is delivered individually, so you can work at your own pace and be assessed when you feel ready.

Future opportunities

This qualification will prepare you for employment as a Beauty Therapist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a Beauty Massage Therapist. 

Career opportunities as a Beauty Massage Therapist exist in a variety of contexts, including, working in commercial beauty salons, working in destination and day spas, working on cruise ships and working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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      Feeling peckish? The View is a place for you to grab a coffee, stop for a light snack or sit down for a full meal. It boasts a vast and ever-changing menu of freshly prepared snacks, meals, soups and cakes made by our Chefs and catering students. Looking out over the River Severn, The View is the place in college to meet friends over coffee, relax with a book over cake, or sit down for some enjoyable, wholesome, home-cooked food without any of the effort of cooking or preparing it yourself.

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      Make time for a milky latte and visit our Starbucks counter in The View. We have the only one in Worcester City Centre! So come sit back, warm up and relax with a cappuccino, or even grab a berry frappe to go!

      Nursery

      Our nurseries provide a happy, secure and stimulating place where learning through play is purposeful and fun! Our bright and spacious nurseries offer a wide range of flexible childcare for children aged 3 months to 5 years old. The nurseries are recognised as 'outstanding' by Ofsted who also praised the training received by staff, and the atmosphere that the children enjoy.

      St Dunstan's

      St Dunstan's is a state-of-the-art building dedicated to our creative arts and hair and beauty provision in Worcester. Short-listed for the prestigious AJ Retrofit Awards, this modern building is home to our hair and beauty salon, art and design studios and coffee shop making it the perfect place for students to explore their creative side. Our hair and beauty salon, Fountains is open to members of the public.