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Beauty Therapy (Massage) NVQ Level 3 at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

Are you looking for a career within the spa or holistic industry? It is a career choice that challenges, inspires and offers a wide range of employment opportunities.

On the practical side, you will learn body massage, stone therapy, massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils, Indian head massage, self-tanning and ‘hopi ear’ treatments. Facial electrotherapy is also an option.

On the theory side, you will learn about anatomy and physiology in depth, to underpin your practical skills development.

Course content

The course is delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Demonstrations
  • Group work
  • Theory workshops
  • Practical sessions within a realistic working environment
  • Work experience

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.


The course is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Practical and written assessments
  • Demonstrations
  • Portfolios of work
  • Performance and observation
  • Multiple choice online examinations

Future opportunities

Completion of the programme can lead to a range of options in employment and education.

Career opportunities

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Hairdresser
  • Holistic Therapist
  • Nail Technician
  • Salon Manager


Further information

Depending on the campus, students may be able to access elements of the programme in both English and Welsh through some programme learning materials being made available bilingually. Details will be provided to you at interview.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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