Beauty Therapy: Level 3 City&Guilds Diploma at NESCOT
Full-time Beauty Therapy VRQs are for those who want to become qualified Beauty Therapists. The main part of your programme consists of underpinning knowledge and understanding alongside the development of practical skills within a salon environment treating paying clients.
By taking this study programme you will build on your practical skills within a salon environment, treating fee-paying clients. This course introduces more advanced treatments, including electrical facial treatments, body massage, body electrical treatments, hot stones massage, Indian head massage, anatomy and physiology. You will continue to build your Maths and English skills as you prepare for employment or further training, and ou will also develop key skills such as communication and information technology.
This course introduces more advanced treatments, including:
- Electrical facial treatments
- Body Electrical treatments
- Body massage
- Hot stones massage
- Anatomy and physiology
- Health & safety and business
- Indian head massage
You will be assessed through a variety of techniques such as oral questions and on-line multiple choice questions. Your assessor will also watch you working to assess your performance in practical skills and activities
Level 2 Diploma in Beauty with the majority of grades being Merit or above plus English and maths and a satisfactory reference from your tutor.
With NVQ Level 3 you will be able to seek employment as a Beauty Therapist in a variety of settings such as a beauty salon, health and leisure centre, hotel or a cruise liner. You will also be able to progress to more advanced courses or training.
Potential career routes in the Hair and Beauty industry:
- Airlines and cruise ships
- Beauty therapist
- Cosmetics / retail
- Facial treatments
- Image consultant
- Make-up artist
- Nail technicians
- Salon manager
- Television, film, theatre
Students will be expected to purchase their own materials for the course, including uniform, make up kit and book. These can be ordered at the beginning of the course from nominated suppliers at a cost of £250.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact NESCOT directly.