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Beauty Therapy NVQ, Level 1 at Tomlinscote School and Sixth Form College

Course description

The Beauty Therapy course is for those who have a interest in working with the general public. The course is one year in length, and comprises five modules: Assisting the Beauty Therapist in Facial Treatments Assisting the Beauty Therapist in Nail Treatments Preparing the Work Area Health and Safety Reception Duties The course is practically based with hands on work, incorporating mini facial and manicure treatments. You will learn about basic anatomy and theory of skin care, skin types, nail care and hygiene, safety in the salon, along with reception duties and assisting the Senior Therapist to prepare for treatments. Incorporated into the above, will be customer service, professional appearance, and review of the beauty industry in relation to employment opportunities The course requires the student to develop a portfolio of work and knowledge is tested via practical observations, assignment based work and a written external test.

Future opportunities

The course offers you a specialist work-based qualification to support a career in beauty therapy or to progress onto studying for an NVQ level 2 in beauty therapy or a related subject such as an NVQ in hairdressing or Business and Administration. With further training and experience, you could go onto working as a senior beautician or with the relevant business knowledge you could also set up your own beauty salon. The course is work based which means you can earn and learn at the same time whilst developing the skills, understanding and knowledge that employers in the hair and beauty industries are looking for. The course offers you a specialist work-based qualification to support a career in beauty therapy or to progress onto studying for an NVQ level 3 in beauty therapy or a related subject such as an NVQ in hairdressing or Business and Administration. With further training and experience, you could go onto working as a senior beautician or with the relevant business knowledge you could also set up your own beauty salon. The course is work based which means you can earn and learn at the same time whilst developing the skills, understanding and knowledge that employers in the hair and beauty industries are looking for.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tomlinscote School and Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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