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Beauty Therapy - NVQ Level 2/Level 3 at Sir William Ramsay School

Course description

The course is made up of units containing a mixture of practical and theoretical, which combined give, the NVQ 2 & 3 Beauty Therapy Qualifications. The skills you will develop will be varied. They will enable you to develop interpersonal and managerial skills as well as a range of beauty therapy skills outlined below.

  • This is a vocational course aimed at those interested in a career in Beauty Therapy or in complimentary therapies.
  • The Beauty Therapy Department is purpose built and has practical working stations, is equipped with a full range of beauty products and equipment and a working reception area.

Course content

9 units will be completed, consisting of: Manager based units – Health & Safety; Promote Products & Services; Developing Effectiveness at Work.

This will include: Facial treatments, eyelash & eyebrow treatments, waxing, manicure, pedicure, make-up and camouflage make-up.

For the NVQ Level 3 in Beauty Therapy/Massage – Year 13 7 units will be completed, consisting of: Health & Safety Level 3, Planning & Promotional Activities, Body massage treatments, Indian head massage, aromatherapy massage, self-tanning treatments, intimate female waxing and stone therapy treatments.

Work is internally marked and externally verified and students will sit external examinations in years 12 and 13.

Extra-curricular activities

Students will be expected to participate in a workbased placement, in a ‘local’ business or be involved in a community project. As part of the course, students will have the opportunity to visit trade shows and exhibitions and will attend seminars/demonstrations by guest speakers.

Entry requirements

Students embarking on this course are expected to have a minimum of 3 GCSEs graded C or above including English and Science. This course suits students who have good interpersonal skills and who are interested in a career working with the general public.

Future opportunities

The course aids progression to employment or selfemployment and helps access to higher education through foundation, HND or degree courses.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir William Ramsay School directly.

Last updated date: 23 April 2015
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