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Beauty Therapy Level 1 Diploma at Tresham College of Further and Higher Education

Course description

This course will give you a strong foundation in the beauty therapy industry to ensure you have the necessary practical skills to progress to the next level.

Course content

You will develop your skills in the Tresham Studios beauty salon including basic facial treatments and manicures. You will also assist therapists and learn about make-up, pedicure, face painting, nail art, client care, retail and reception. Your programme of study will also require attendance at tutorials, work experience and employability skills.

Entry requirements

A range of GCSEs at E-G including English, maths and preferably science or equivalent, OR an entry level course with good evidence of ability to achieve at a higher level.


Each unit has practical assessments with peer and tutor observations. Online testing forms part of the assessment process. There is also a requirement to complete written assignments.

Financial information

You will be required to purchase the salon uniform and equipment for the course, approx. cost £150.

Future opportunities

This course will prepare you for entry into employment or for further study on the Level 2 study programme in Beauty Therapy.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tresham College of Further and Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 09 June 2016
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