Beauty Therapy Level 3 at Wiltshire College
In this course you will learn about the theory of beauty, face and body treatments, anatomy and physiology and salon management. You will also have practical experience of beauty therapy including electrical face and body treatments, hair removal
by electrolysis and body massage.
The course may include visits to beauty exhibitions, shows and a residential trip to enhance your studies.
During the course you will build up a portfolio of evidence. You will have to work on clients to complete the qualification. You must ensure you can provide some of your own clients and have family members and friends who are willing to come in
to the college for treatments with you.
There are two core units, four mandatory units and one additional units at Level 3. For a full qualification all 7 units must be achieved:
- Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
- Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities
- Provide electrical epilation treatments
- Provide body massage treatments
- Provide body electrical treatments
- Provide facial electrical treatments
The additional unit you will be studying will be discussed with you during your interview. The additional unit is aimed at enhancing your learning experience and must be completed in full to achieve the NVQ Level 3 Beauty Therapy qualification.
To enrol on this course you must have successfully completed the Level 2 Beauty Therapy course. Work experience in the beauty industry is essential for Level 3. To
support your Level 3 application you will be required to carry out a trade test and theory test. Your application will need to be supported by a reference from your tutor and an interview.
You will be assessed working on clients in the Aspire Beauty Salons, on the campus. You will also have to build a portfolio of evidence. Your theory knowledge will be assessed through online exams which will be scheduled throughout
Home study is required. You will also have to revise for your online exams.
The final qualification on this course is an NVQ Level 3 in Beauty Therapy.
You can progress onto further study on part-time or full-time courses such as reflexology, massage, make-up or holistic therapies. You can also go into employment in
a salon or spa, in health clubs, holiday resorts or on cruise liners or even self-employed as a freelance therapist, or go onto University level courses.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wiltshire College directly.
Last updated date: 24 June 2016