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Beauty Therapy Level 3 at Malvern Hills College

Course description

Students who want to gain full a Beauty Therapy qualification must complete the Level 3 course.

Course content

What’s involved?

You will study a range of units including:

  • Advanced facial electrical treatments, body electrical contouring and refining treatments, Swedish massage techniques, Indian head massage, Pre-blended Aromatherapy massage and Hot stone treatments
  • Theory to include related Anatomy and Physiology
  • Commercial salon sessions with salon management duties

There may also be opportunities to enter national and international competitions within the Beauty industry.

How will I be studying?
  • You will gain practical experience by performing treatments and case studies on members of the public within the College’s training salons
  • Theory lessons will include related beauty theory, Anatomy and Physiology, salon management and a Functional Skill
  • You may be required to attend a work placement to enhance your studies

Entry requirements

  • You should have successfully completed an NVQ or equivalent Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualification.
  • You may also be required to produce suitable references, and will be expected to have a successful interview in order to be offered a place on this course.

Future opportunities

The College has excellent relationships with high calibre employers and has a good success rate in employment in salons, health spas and cruise liners upon completion. Students can also continue studying in areas such as HNDs or Foundation Degrees in Spa/Salon Management and Media/Theatrical Make Up or similar.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 August 2016

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    • The Evesham campus is a short walk from Evesham town centre. It is well placed for bus links from the surroundings area.

      The campus has...

      ·         A state of the art motor vehicle workshops

      ·         New hair & beauty training salons called PURE - Hair, Beauty & Relaxation, which are also open to the public

      ·         Training rooms for public services and construction

      ·         A dedicated health and childcare teaching area

      ·         Fully equipped IT facilities and media suite

      ·         A new photographic studio

      ·         An Energy Training Centre

      ·         Indoor and outdoor animal care facilities

      We also have a well equipped Learning Resources Centre and an excellent refreshment and relaxation area in The Hub, which includes a Costa Coffee Shop.