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Advanced Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy (Massage) at White Rose (Central Manchester College of Health & Beauty)

Course description

Primary outcome

The primary outcome of the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Massage (QCF) is to confirm your competence in the job role of beauty massage therapist. All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of a beauty massage therapist.

Overview

This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a beauty massage therapist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 2 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.
 

Learners may need to undertake Maths and English.  Apprentices need to be employed.

Course content

This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty massage therapist including, mandatory units covering the following: body massage, Indian head massage, and massage with pre-blended oils, stone therapy, monitoring procedures in the salon and contributing to the planning of a promotional event. 

Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, and client care. You will also develop a range of technical skills in massage, using a variety of different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients. 

Entry requirements

It is recommended that learners have achieved a level of education equivalent to four GCSE’s at grades A*-C prior to commencing the programme, however, learners should discuss their own circumstances with the College as entry is based on qualifications, skills and experience as well as a keen interest in a career in the Beauty Therapy industry.

Assessment

  • Assessment is through portfolio building and continual assessment of practical skills, written work and assignments.
  • Learner progress is monitored through regular tutorials and reviews.
  • Support is provided by our expert team throughout the course

 

Financial information

The cost will vary depending on age and current qualifications and need to be discussed with the College.

Future opportunities

What could this qualification lead to?


This qualification will prepare you for employment as a beauty massage therapist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a beauty massage therapist. Career opportunities as a beauty massage therapist exist in a variety of contexts, including:

- Working in commercial beauty salons
- Working in destination and day spas
- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

Who supports this qualification?


This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's leading professional association, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) as being fit for purpose to confirm your competence as a beauty massage therapist.. Holders of this qualification are eligible to become a professional member of BABTAC.

Further information

Learners should contact the College to discuss/apply for this course and ensure it is appropriate for their needs.

The college is located in the centre of Manchester at:

The Central College of Health and Beauty, 2nd Floor, Colwyn Chambers, 19 York Street, Manchester, M2 3BQ

Tel: 0161 2367 181

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: 10 March 2016
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