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Beauty Therapy Level 1 Diploma at Oaklands College

Course description

The course consists of units are devised by VTCT. The units involve theory, practical and home study.

Course content

During the course you will learn about the exciting and creative Beauty industry. Practical assessments will take place whilst you are treating clients, you will also undergo written tests, complete assignments and compile a portfolio of work, including observations.

Entry requirements

A recent reference is required and you will need to attend an interview with evidence of 3 GSCE's at E or above.

This course is for you if you have a genuine interest in the Beauty industry, good interpersonal skills and the ability to demonstrate a willing, professional and mature attitude and would like to progress on to level 2 Beauty Therapy, Level 2 in Hair and Media Make up or Level 1 in Hairdressing.


You will be assessed when treating clients. Written tests, assignments and observations will be referenced in a portfolio of evidence.

Financial information

You will be required to purchase a uniform and kit through the college (approx £200.00)

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

Progression onto Level 2 in Beauty, Level 2 in Hair and Media Make up or Level 1 in Hairdressing.

Further information

You will need to receive all treatments as well as provide them to external clients and on peers. Clients are provided through the Oasis salon. Timetables are subject to change.

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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