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Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Spa Therapy at Selby College

Course description

This qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as a Spa Therapist.

Course content

It should be noted that there is a large amount of science involved in this course, in addition to which you will study:

• Monitor Procedures to Safely Control Work Operations

• Contribute to the Planning and Implementation of Promotional Activities

• Provide Body Massage Treatments

• Provide Facial Electrical Treatments

• Provide Indian Head Treatments

• Provide Stone Therapy Treatments

• Monitor Clients and the Operating of Sauna, Steam and Hydrotherapy Treatments

• Provide Body Wrapping and Flotation Treatments

You will be taught in our state-of-the-art salon, which is open to the general public and mirrors the industry; you will therefore be assessed not only in aspects of Spa Therapy but also on professionalism, punctuality and reliability. You will be expected to complete two weeks’ work experience in a salon. This may involve travelling some distance and working late evenings where necessary. Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths, you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

Entry requirements

Standard Level 3 entry requirements apply. For this course you must have also successfully completed the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy.



Future opportunities

There are many local, national and international career opportunities open to qualified Beauty Therapists including work in salons as a Beauty Therapist, as well as hotels, spas and cruise liners.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 October 2018
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