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Advanced Apprenticeship L3 in Beauty Therapy – General route or Massage route at Calderdale College

Course description

The Advanced Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy allows you to work in industry where an assessor will come to your workplace to assess you on the practical elements of the course.

Course content

The Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy allows you to work in industry where an assessor will come to your workplace to assess you on the practical elements of the course. One day a week you will be released to College to complete the knowledge requirements, train in a realistic working environment and complete the Functional Skills elements of the programme and Employee Rights and Responsibilities if not completed at Level 2.

The units are selected on the basis of relevance to the industry and the employability value and include:

  • Body massage
  • Indian head massage
  • Stone Therapy and Massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils to awarding body andindustry standards

You will be expected to manage your time effectively and work independently which includes, self directed study and independent learning. Consultation skills will be fine tuned to accommodate more intimate procedures

Entry requirements

• Level 2 in Beauty Therapy qualification.
• In addition to 4 GCSEs to include English and Maths at grade E  or grade 2 or above or equivalent. Appropriate personal presentation including clothing, hair and personal hygiene.
• Practical, organisational and social skills.
• Attention to detail and cleanliness.
• A good sense of humour/amicable nature and communication skills whether dealing face to face with clients or speaking on the telephone.
• Willingness to work flexible hours/days as agreed in the employment contract.
• A high degree of dexterity and coordination.
 
 Applicants will be expected to be in relevant employment with the support of an employer who can offer work that supports NVQ completion; however, those without an employer will be given job seeking assistance by the Training Officer. Intake is three times a year September, January and Easter.

Assessment

Assessment is carried out to the standards of the awarding body and will take place in the work place and at college.

Financial information

In most cases students aged 18 and under who wish to enrol on a full time further education course will have their fees waived.

Future opportunities

This course can lead to other specialist short courses for Level 3 Hair & Media Make-Up. Career opportunities include working in salon management, luxury health farms, cruise liners, hospitals, product development and the fitness industry.

Further information

Please complete an application form and return it to us at the following freepost address:-
Calderdale College Central Admissions Unit, FREEPOST HX2 004, Francis Street, Halifax, HX1 3BR

 or click on the link to apply online http://www.calderdale.ac.uk/courses/view/nvq-level-3-beauty-therapy

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Calderdale College directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2016
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