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Beauty Therapy VCTC Level 1 Diploma at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

The Beauty Therapy Level 1 course is a foundation course. It consists of 14 exciting units to introduce you to the modern world of Beauty Therapy which act as a perfect stepping stone to progress onto a Level 2 course.

Course content

Course units include the following: Create a hair and beauty image; Follow health and safety in the salon; Introduction to the hair and beauty sector; Providing a basic manicure treatment; Providing a basic pedicure treatment; Salon reception duties; Skin care; The art of photographic make-up; Themed face painting; Working with others in the hair and beauty sector; Basic Make-up application; Create a hair and beauty image; Provide nail art.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grades between E-G.

Assessment

Continual assessment with a practical element, homework, internal examination and completion of a portfolio.

Financial information

You will need to have the required materials and equipment in order to successfully complete this qualification. We advise that you purchase the specialised kit with us, order forms are provided upon a successful interview.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

Opportunities to progress onto: Level 2 NVQ or VRQ in Beauty Therapy, Level 2 VRQ Diploma in Basic Beauty Massage & Complementary Therapies or Level 1 VRQ in Hairdressing.

Further information

Full time, three days a week for one academic year. (Dependent on timetable changes). The attendance minimum is 95%.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: L0008
  • Web url: www.nwhc.ac.uk

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      • Advanced Engineering Centre, housing CNC and CAD machines and a 3D printer
      • Library
      • Onsite nursery
      • College Refectory, serving Starbucks
      • Costa Coffee Shop
      • Sports & Fitness Centre, boasting two football pitches, a dance studio, gym and sports hall
      • The Salons
      • Glebegate Restaurant and Refresh Bistro
      • Student Centre
      • Motor Vehicle Workshop
      • Prayer Room
      • Florist shop
      • Airport & Cabin Crew simulation room

      Subjects available to study at this campus include:

      • Apprenticeships
      • Aviation
      • Business
      • Child Development and Education
      • Computing
      • Engineering
      • FE Choices
      • Floristry & Horticulture
      • Foundation Learning
      • Hair & Beauty
      • Health & Social Care
      • Hospitality & Catering
      • Motor Vehicle
      • Public Services
      • Sport
      • Travel & Tourism

      To find out more about North Warwickshire & Hinckley College:

      024 7624 3000
      the.college@nwhc.ac.uk
      www.nwhc.ac.uk