Spa Therapy NVQ Level 2/3 at Preston's College
This Apprenticeship offers a combination of qualifications, that will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to work as a Beauty Therapist. A beauty therapist’s role is about improving people’s well-being by making them look and feel better. Beauty Therapy covers a range of treatments, from simple facials and make-up jobs to waxing.
Spa therapy units:
– Provide body massage treatments
– Provide stone therapy treatments
– Monitor clients and the operation of sauna, steam and hydrotherapy treatments
– Promote additional services or products to clients
You will also undertake Key/Functional Skills and a Technical Certificate alongside the programme while attending College on a day release basis.
All Apprenticeships require an initial assessment, interview and employment in the industry. At Level 2 you’ll need four GCSEs at grade D or above including English and maths. At level 3 you will need a Level 2 qualification in the subject or 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English and maths at grade C or above with at least a D in the remaining subject. At both levels you will also need a grade C in an art related subject. You will need to have good people, dexterity and communication skills as well as a desire to work professionally with the general public.
You will be assessed in one or more of the following ways:
– Course work
– Oral questioning
– Portfolio of evidence
– Practical demonstration/assignment
– Practical examination
– Written examination
Once you have completed the Apprenticeship, as a qualified Beauty Therapist you will be equipped with the necessary skills and qualifications required to secure employment in a beauty salon, leisure club, cruise ship or even as a make-up artist.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Preston's College directly.