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Beauty Therapy Intermediate Apprenticeship at Weston College

Course description

Apprenticeships are all about learning on the job – getting paid while you learn from your employer and coming into college for a day a week for practical training, theory and demos and to work in our commercial salon. You will learn the theory and skills of the Level 2 in Beauty. You will also be able to develop other skills such as ear piercing, tanning and tooth gems and opportunities to enter competitions such as WorldSkills.

Course content

The topics you will study include:

  • Eyelash and eyebrow treatments
  • Removing hair using waxing techniques
  • Manicure treatment and pedicure treatment.

Skills in Maths and English will be embedded into your academic/ vocational learning. If you do not have a grade C in Maths and/or English you will attend a discrete GCSE or Functional Skills class as part of your weekly timetable.

Entry requirements

You will need to be in relevant employment, but we can support you to find this. You will also need a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D or above or a Level 1 qualification.


Your personal assessor will visit your salon to review your progress. We will also assess you at our commercial college salon.

Future opportunities

Progress to:

  • Beauty Therapy, Advanced Apprenticeship
  • Beauty Therapy, VRQ Level 3
  • Study specialist areas like massage, aromatherapy, hydrotherapy or reflexology.
Job/career opportunities:

A career such as junior beautician therapist, or junior nail technician.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 May 2016

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