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Beauty Treatments Level 3 Diploma at Oaklands College

Course description

You will need to carry out a range of practical assessment, assignments and case studies relating to your units - body massage, electrical facial and body treatments, permanent hair removal (option) whilst following salon policies and procedures relating to health and safety in the work place. You will develop consultation skills and provide advise and guidance to clients. You will also need to plan and hold an event to promote the salon and develop personal skills. You will need to complete written test papers for each of the topics achieving 100% with each unit.

Course content

You will learn a wide range of Beauty Therapy treatments that are required by industry, these may include Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities, Working in beauty related industries, Provide Body Massage, Facial electrotherapy, Body electrotherapy, Electrolysis and Eyelash Extensions.

Entry requirements

You must have successfully completed a Level 2 qualification in Beauty Therapy and have a supporting reference from your tutor stating a good attendance, punctuality and disciplinary record. You will need to have attended an interview and completed the interview task to a competent standard.

You need to have a keen interest in Anatomy and Physiology, enjoy analysing the clients concerns and providing a clear treatment plan. Have a holistic approach to beauty as well as the option providing electrolysis for permanent hair removal. This course will require you to set and meet targets. It is a requirement that students will be attending a late night weekly until 8.30pm, this reflects industry standards. You will need to carry out at least 2 hours of independent study a week.


Continual written and practical assessments over the year, to produce a portfolio of evidence to complete the qualification.

Financial information

Students are required to purchase a kit and uniform (Cost approx £250)

16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

Future opportunities

This course will enable you to work in a wide variety of salons, spa, cruise ships, or work abroad in luxury resorts. You will have the skills to set up as a mobile therapist or your own salon. You will also be able to progress on to the Level 4 Foundation Degree, advanced electroysis or specialised electrical treatments as well as the option to complete Level 3 Advanced nails, Complimentary Therapies, and Theatrical and Media Make up.

Further information

You will need to receive all treatments as well as provide them to external clients. Clients are provided through the Oasis salon, however, you may find that in order to complete an assessment you may need to provide your own clients. Timetable are subject to change with notice provide, due to salon timetables.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 September 2016
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