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Advanced Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy at Trafford College

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Who is the programme for?It is ideal for individuals from 16-24 who are career minded, have good communication skills self motivated and want to develop their beauty skills in industry. Apprenticeships offer a way to train which combines paid employment, whilst gaining valuable experience. You will need employment in a beauty salon. You will attend college 1 day per week.You will achieve:- A National Vocational Qualification NVQ3, a recognised qualification in the beauty industry with the City and Guilds examining body.-Functional skills in Maths and English.What does the programme include?The programme is modular, consisting of the required units plus additional units and training. Mandatory units include:- Financial effectiveness; Promoting service and products; Facial electrical treatments; Body electrical treatments; Advanced hair removal techniques; Swedish body massage; Microderm abrasion.Requirements:- To be professional at all times- Be able to work effectively with others and be willing to carry out and receive treatments, including working on male clients.- Excellent attendance.- Hair must be well groomed and tied back.- All jewellery removed, no facial piercings.

Entry requirements

Level 2 NVQ beauty therapy or equivalent.


Continuous assessment will take place through observed practical work, sometimes on site at the salon. On line testing, oral questioning and a portfolio of evidence.

Future opportunities

Level four in Salon Management, or employment in a spa/salon within industry.

Further information

Contact course enquiries on 0161 886 7070.

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: 13 May 2016
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