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Beauty Therapy Level 2 at Malvern Hills College

Course description

This course covers both the practical and theoretical elements of Beauty Therapy.

Course content

What’s involved?

  • Skin analysis, facial cleansing, facial massage and mask application
  • Eye treatments and waxing
  • Manicure and Pedicure techniques
  • Application of Make-up
  • Training in reception duties and retail selling
  • Work placement within the Beauty Therapy industry
  • Students will also study a Functional Skills qualification in English or Maths, or study for an Enterprise qualification.
How will I be studying?

Students will gain practical experience by performing treatments on each other and members of the public in the College’s salon. Separate theory lessons will include; Anatomy and Physiology and the theory of Beauty Therapy.

Entry requirements

A minimum of four GCSEs at grade D or above which should ideally include science and a Grade C in English, or

  • Level 1 in Beauty Therapy
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Creative skills and the ability to create a sense of style are also an advantage
  • Entry for all students is subject to a satisfactory reference and a successful interview

Future opportunities

Students who want to gain a full Beauty Therapy qualification must continue onto the Level 3 Beauty Therapy course. Once fully qualified there are excellent career opportunities in beauty salons, heath spas, cruise ships, airlines, cosmetic companies and department stores.

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 Evesham campus is a short walk from Evesham town centre. It is well placed for bus links from the surroundings area.

      The campus has...

      ·         A state of the art motor vehicle workshops

      ·         New hair & beauty training salons called PURE - Hair, Beauty & Relaxation, which are also open to the public

      ·         Training rooms for public services and construction

      ·         A dedicated health and childcare teaching area

      ·         Fully equipped IT facilities and media suite

      ·         A new photographic studio

      ·         An Energy Training Centre

      ·         Indoor and outdoor animal care facilities

      We also have a well equipped Learning Resources Centre and an excellent refreshment and relaxation area in The Hub, which includes a Costa Coffee Shop.