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Intermediate Apprenticeship in Beauty and Make-up Consultancy at Rotherham College

Course description

Hair, Beauty, Media Make-up and Nails 148 Hair, Beauty, Media Make-up and Nails Could you cut it as a hair stylist or shape a career as a nail technician?

Can you use a stroke of creativity to make waves in the make-up industry?

Do you dream of exploring the world, offering the latest treatments as a beauty therapist?

Then make sure Rotherham College is your first step into the hair, beauty, media make-up and nail industry. Our Inspire Salons and Nail Bar will provide you with the perfect training environment to work with real clients to gain the required knowledge and skills you need to progress your career.

By working in partnership with many local theatre companies, businesses and schools, you are given the opportunity to put your skills to the test in a working environment.

Be it transforming young wannabe actors into the theatre’s favourite characters; creating ghoulishly gruesome zombies for charity events; or adding glamour to the runway for fellow students’ fashion events – the possibilities are endless. You’ll participate in competitions such as Matchfit, The National Federation of Hairdressing, Warpaint Make-up and World Skills UK. The competitions provide you with the chance to enhance your CV, develop your talent and test your skills in a range of techniques to demonstrate excellence in your chosen trade.

Course content

This Apprenticeship is for people who are employed in the beauty retail industry working within professional skincare, make-up or perfumery. Because the qualification is workbased, you will develop your skills within a commercial setting.

What will I study?

• Instruct the use and application of skin care products and make-up

• Advise customers of eye and brow products

• Advise customers on facial products

• Promotional activities •Stock control

• Marketing beauty recommendations to clients

• Perfumery

What added value will I receive?

You will have the opportunity to attend master classes and workshops in subjects such as tanning, nail art, threading and ear piercing. 

Entry requirements

• GCSE grade D or above in English and maths

• Excellent communication skills and commitment to the course

• Attend an interview

• We can help you find the employment you need to start this Apprenticeship in the beauty consultancy industry


• Assessment after each unit of study

• Portfolio work

Financial information

16-18 year olds do not need to pay course fees. Depending on your circumstances you may not need to pay fees. Contact the Enquiries on the details below for advice and guidance on:

T: 01709 722777


Future opportunities

You could seek employment in the make-up and perfumery industry in retail stores, as a sales representative/trainer or progress on to the Level 3 course in hair and media make-up or beauty therapy.

Further information

For more details please contact the Enquiry Team on:

T: 01709 722777 



How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 09 February 2017
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