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Beauty Therapy Level 3 at Malvern Hills College

Course description

Students who want to gain full a Beauty Therapy qualification must complete the Level 3 course.

Course content

What’s involved?

You will study a range of units including:

  • Advanced facial electrical treatments, body electrical contouring and refining treatments, Swedish massage techniques, Indian head massage, Pre-blended Aromatherapy massage and Hot stone treatments
  • Theory to include related Anatomy and Physiology
  • Commercial salon sessions with salon management duties

There may also be opportunities to enter national and international competitions within the Beauty industry.

How will I be studying?
  • You will gain practical experience by performing treatments and case studies on members of the public within the College’s training salons
  • Theory lessons will include related beauty theory, Anatomy and Physiology, salon management and a Functional Skill
  • You may be required to attend a work placement to enhance your studies

Entry requirements

  • You should have successfully completed an NVQ or equivalent Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualification.
  • You may also be required to produce suitable references, and will be expected to have a successful interview in order to be offered a place on this course.

Future opportunities

The College has excellent relationships with high calibre employers and has a good success rate in employment in salons, health spas and cruise liners upon completion. Students can also continue studying in areas such as HNDs or Foundation Degrees in Spa/Salon Management and Media/Theatrical Make Up or similar.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Malvern Hills College directly.

Last updated date: 05 August 2016

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    • The Malvern campus has been a centre of excellence for Art and Crafts for many years. Malvern town centre is nearby with its leisure, theatre and shopping facilities and fabulous backdrop of the Malvern Hills.

      The campus has...

      ·         Professional hair and beauty therapy salons.

      ·         Dedicated hair and beauty teaching facilities.

      ·         Several art and crafts studios.

      ·         Exhibits of the students’ work.

      ·         The Malvern Community Learning Centre.

      ·         Fully equipped IT facilities.

      In addition to the Learning Resources Centre, and the Refectory.