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Beauty Therapy BTEC Level 2 at The Oxford Academy

Course description

Students of Level 2 Beauty Therapy will develop a range of skills including facial skin care treatment, manicure and pedicure services, health and safety, eyebrow and eyelashes and waxing services. There are further optional units relating to the Beauty industry. There is continuous assessment throughout the course through a portfolio of evidence.

Course content

The Level 3 course is a demanding course that extends the knowledge and practical skills covered in the Level 2 course looking in further detail at both the theory and practical aspects required to practice as a beauty therapist. A wide variety of teaching methods will be used throughout the course to support your growing understanding of:

  • Monitoring and maintaining health and safety practice in the salon
  • Providing facial skin care
  • Application of make-up
  •  Providing spa treatments
  •  Indian head massage
  • Hair removal using wax techniques

The Oxford Academy has its own well equipped Beauty Salon where we offer clients from the general public a range of different treatments. You will also have access to work placements within the community.

Entry requirements

Level 2 1 A*-G GCSE

Level 3 5 A*-D GCSE

Future opportunities

Further study can lead to degree courses in:

  •  Spa management
  •  Beauty therapy
  •  Holistic/complimentary therapy
  •  Sports therapy

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Oxford Academy directly.

Last updated date: 30 October 2017
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    • We all know it’s not just about what you learn, it’s about how you learn and where. With that in mind, we have created a dedicated Advance Centre which includes its own common room, refectory and study area, just for sixth formers. This gives you the space you need to do joint work, get creative or just have a break. You will also have access to the brilliant library with its specific section for careers and higher education, as well as all the resources you’ll need for your courses. You will be able to use all of our sports facilities, regardless of whether you’re studying a sports related course or not. These include:

      • Sports Hall for futsal, basketball, netball, volleyball, trampolining… anything you want to do indoors
      • 3G Dome – the only covered 3G in the county
      • Astro pitch for hockey and football
      • Multi Use Games Area so you can do a whole host of things here; tennis, netball, table tennis 
      • Grass pitches for rugby, football, lacrosse
      • Physiotherapy room with physio support available by appointment  from  Oxford United physios just in case you need help with an injury
      • Dance studio
      • Fitness studio
      • Cricket nets

      We also have art rooms, a food technology room, a fully functioning theatre and drama studio, recording studio and a hair and beauty salon with treatments available from students studying Beauty.

      When you’re not studying there’s plenty of other activities you can be doing in state of the art facilities. Advance isn’t just about helping you pass your exams, it’s about helping you become the best person you can be and that means you’ve used the space to explore what you love.