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Beauty Therapy - Massage Apprenticeship Level 3 (HAB1) at Barnsley College

Course description

This apprenticeship will provide you with the training and qualification you need to work in the beauty industry.

Course content

Course themes:

• Provide body massage and facial electrical treatments

• Provide Indian Head massage and stone therapy treatments

• Carry out massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils

• Stone Theropy

Entry requirements

  • Two GCSEs grade A – C or grade 9 – 3 including English and maths
  • NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy
  • You need to be employed within the Hair and Beauty industry or have an employer in this area willing to take you on as an apprentice. Applicants to this apprenticeship will be from different age groups, with differing backgrounds and experience. As a guide, applicants may enter via a range of routes including from:
    • Work
    • Work experience
    • School/college
    • Training and/or experience which may include a portfolio showing what has been completedApplicants may have already achieved a range of qualifications, for example:
    • Key Skills or Functional Skills
    • Intermediate Apprenticeship
    • 14-19 Diploma
    • GCSEs/GCEs
    • Welsh Baccalaureate (at this time there is no credit transfer)
    • Welsh Baccalaureate with Principal Learning (at this time there is no credit transfer)
    • Other Level 2 qualifications


You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstrations and assignments. You will be assessed both in College and in your place of work.

Financial information

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare.

For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Future opportunities

Upon completion you could progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Nail Services or apply for job roles including Beauty Massage Therapist.

Further information

Information Team

We have a dedicated team available to provide information on all of our courses and to help you to make the right choices about your future. The team are based at the Old Mill Lane site.

Drop in: Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: 01226 216 123


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They can help with: • Applying for courses • Arranging taster days and visits to College • Information about course requirements

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: 28 September 2017
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