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Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 1 at Riverside College Halton

Course content

During the course you will have the opportunity to acquire skills across a broad range of practical areas: Supporting Health & Safety in the Salon Reception Duties and Stock Control Anatomy and Physiology Teamwork Introduction to Manicure Introduction to Skin Care Introduction to Makeup Study Skills

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade E including English


For each unit you will need to type an assignment/complete a workpack and complete an end of unit test. For all practical units you will be assessed in a realistic working environment. Evidence in the form of treatment plans and photographs will need to be presented in a portfolio of evidence. You may also be required to attend on the day of the external verifier's visit.

Future opportunities

On completion of this course you may wish to apply for NVQ2 Beauty Therapy via a selection process, or you may wish to take up employment in beauty salons or sales in cosmetic companies.

Further information

You will need to provide an overall, sensible full shoes, a beauty kit and a recommended text book. A camera needs to be available for photographic evidence, and a file for your portfolio. You will need to be responsible for providing your own stationery.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Riverside College Halton directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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