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Beauty Therapy Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship at Northumberland College

Course description

Our Beauty Therapy Apprenticeships provide learners with skills in specialist areas of expertise while gaining knowledge of the wider beauty profession. Areas include body and head massage , pre-blended oils, indian head, hot stone massage treatments and more. Come and develop your skills and enter into a world that can offer you foreign travel, television work, theatre work, self-employment, salon owner, work with the stars to name just a few of the opportunities that can arise from becoming a beauty therapist. The sky is your limit. Let us help you to reach your goal and turn you into an excellent all round therapist. So come on, come and join us and see how far you can go.

Course content

You will study advanced facial and body treatments including epilation, body massage and hot and cold stone therapy. Ideal if you work in beauty therapy and want to gain a higher level qualification in the field.

Entry requirements

You should have four GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English and Maths, or a relevant Level 2 qualification and be employed in the industry.


Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including practical assessments/ observations, written assignments, and identification tests both in College and in your Workplace.

Future opportunities

After completing the course you could study an advanced epilation and Level 4 Advanced Beauty Therapy course.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 16 May 2016

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    • You will benefit from excellent facilities that are of industry standard so you'll be prepared for your future career.

      We have recently invested £6.5 million at the campus and our excellent training facilities include:

      • Dedicated studio space for art, design, fashion, textiles and photography
      • Replica aircraft for cabin crew training
      • Luxurious hair and beauty salon with nail bar and individual treatment rooms
      • Engineering and advanced manufacturing workshops equipped with the latest technologies
      • Spacious motor vehicle workshop with five vehicle bays and diagnostic equipment
      • Large construction workshops dedicated to carpentry and joinery, highways, brickwork, tiling and painting and decorating
      • Electrical installation workshops
      • The Gallery restaurant, modern 40 seat commercially run modern restaurant
      • Fully equipped industry standard commercial kitchens
      • Health skills room
      • A choice of places to eat and catch up with friends
      • Learning Resource Centre with a range of learning material resources, an IT suite and quiet study areas.