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Beauty Therapy Certificate at Excelsior Academy

Course description

Beauty Therapy
These are general qualifications that cover working in the Beauty industry and let you pick and choose from lots of options - from make-up to massage. They are ideal if you are not sure what you want to specialise in, or if you need a broad overview, perhaps to manage a salon of your own.

Level 3
You will have worked in Beauty Therapy for some time or have taken a Level 2 qualification. Your work might involve supervising others or managing resources. You want to develop your skills further, perhaps to gain specialist skills or move into a management role.

Course content

All learners will cover the mandatory core units:

Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon (302)

Promote and sell products and services to clients(304)

Body Massage (305)

Optional units allow the learner to experience the different specialist skills and currently include:

Massage Using Pre-Blended Oils (309)
Permanent Lashes (317)
Microdermabrasion (321)
Stone Therapy (322)

Entry requirements

You will have worked in Beauty Therapy for some time or have taken a Level 2 qualification.

Assessment

Assessments will be through practical sessions, group discussions or assignments, practical tasks, exams or online tests. You will have level 3 specific client sessions to keep skills current and to be assessed in a realistic working environment. You will use professional salon equipment to develop your skills. You will be taught within suitable salon facilities to enable you to achieve industry standards.

Future opportunities

Level 3 is ideal if you've worked in Beauty Therapy for some time or have taken a Level 2. Your work might involve supervising others or managing resources. You want to develop your skills further, perhaps to gain specialist skills or move into a management role. This qualification can help you build a range of different careers in the Beauty industry, including:

- Nail Technician
- Beauty Therapist
- Make Up Artist
- Beauty Consultant

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Excelsior Academy directly.

Last updated date: 01 July 2015

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