Beauty Therapy Level 3 NVQ Diploma at West Herts College
Beauty therapy is a career that could take you right around the world. This course covers all aspects of beauty therapy with a strong science and management emphasis – developing your skills so you can progress further with your studies or work towards a management position in the industry.
You’ll study a range of subjects including:
Swedish massage - the most common style of massage in Europe, designed to relax the entire body
Specialised electrical body and face treatments
Anatomy and Physiology
Epilation - a hair removal technique
Indian head massage - a form of relaxation massage, focusing on the upper body
Trips to trade fairs and exhibitions will broaden your understanding of the latest techniques including stone therapy. At College, team up with Fashion and Level 3 Hairdressing students to provide beauty services at their end of year shows. In addition, you’ll study English and maths and take part in GAP work placements to build skills and confidence.
NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy or equivalent. You will also be required to attend a course introduction meeting.
This course is an essential foundation for a professional beauty career – opening the door to work in a spa, resort or cruise ship. Or as a sales representative or equipment/ product trainer. It’s also an essential stepping stone for further study if you have an eye on a management career or teaching.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Herts College directly.