Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2 Diploma at Brooklands College
This is a one year course that will include both practical and theory work.
The course is for 16-19 year olds who wish to enter the professional world of the beauty industry.
Study will include facials, manicure, pedicure, waxing, lash and brow treatments, make-up and related anatomy and physiology. During the course you will also be enrolled onto the tutorial, enrichment programme and either 1 functional skill that will prepare you for work within the beauty industry or an option to re-take 1 GCSE. Students will be expected to wear uniform and present themselves in a professional manner as practical work will be assessed in the commercial beauty salon.
You need 5 GCSE passes at grade D or above including 1 C in an appropriate subject or Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 1.
Continuous assessment via: practical client sessions, homework and course assignments, professional discussions, written evaluations and mandatory written test papers.
A uniform and beauty kit will need to be purchased (information will be given to you at interview). Visits may include: professional exhibitions and a chance to take part in competitions and suppliers product courses. Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.
Further studies in Level 3 Beauty Therapy or Complementary Therapies such as ITEC Level 3 Massage. Alternatively, you can gain employment working in a beauty salon at Level 2. This may include hotels and gyms, or you may also work as a make-up counter assistant.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brooklands College directly.