BTEC Beauty Therapy at Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan
BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Year 12
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Year 13
This is a full time two year course training in beauty therapy with a focus on preparation for working in a spa. Also covered are anatomy and physiology and all aspects of health, safety and employment standards in this professional area.
Students are taught how to carry out a range of specified work-related tasks to professional standards set by the National Training Organisation for the Beauty Industry, while working in a realistic working environment.
Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy:
- Health and Safety Practice
- Make-up Application
- Eyelash and Eyebrow Treatments
- Facial Skin Care
- Manicure, Nail Art and Pedicure Treatments
- Waxing Treatments
- Client Care and Communication
- Salon Reception Duties
- Promote Products and Services to Clients
- Working in Beauty Related Industries
Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy:
- Body Massage
- Indian Head Massage
- Aromatherapy Massage
- Stone Therapy Massage
- Facial and Body Electrotherapy
By interview for YR12; completion of Level 2 Diploma to progress to Y13
Continual assessment throughout the year with no final external examination; some units will have additional assignments to provide further evidence of knowledge and skills.
After achieving the Level 2 Diploma (equivalent to four GCSEs): working for cosmetic houses in department stores, salon junior therapist; continue onto Level 3. After achieving the Level 3 Diploma (equivalent to 2 A levels): Salon senior therapist, working on cruise liners, in a hotel day spa or a health spa, working as a self- employed therapist opening own salon. This would also allow the student to gain UCAS points to continue their studies at Higher Education. Also available is a Subsidiary Diploma (broadly equivalent to 1 A Level) for students who do not complete the full Diploma.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan directly.