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Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2 at Oldershaw Academy

Course description

This is an exciting new one year course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on workplace situations and activities because it is a work related course.

The course will also help you to build up a portfolio of work. You will develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes which are essential for successful performance in working life.

Course content

The Beauty Therapy programmes lead towards achievement of NVQ Level 2 Qualification. The Units include: Responsibility for actions to reduce risks to Health & Safety, Develop and Maintain Your Effectiveness At Work, Enhance The Appearance Of Eyebrows and Lashes, Provide Manicure, Pedicure and Make-up Services, Fulfil Salon and Reception Duties, Promote Additional Services and Products To Clients, Carry Out Waxing Services

Training days will include theory delivery and the building of a Portfolio of Evidence alongside practical work-based activity in a real salon environment.  80% of the programme is concentrated around work-based practical activity. The course also develops work related skills of teamwork, reliability, communication, and organisational skills.

Entry requirements

The course requires you to have 4 GCSEs at grades E or above. These should include English and Maths but you may re-take them in the Sixth Form if necessary. Requires 90% Attendance.

Future opportunities

The qualification provides a stepping-stone into further vocational training and could well lead to the offer of a Foundation or Advanced Modern Apprenticeship.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 24 September 2015
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