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Beauty Therapy Techniques Level 3 VRQ Diploma at The City of Liverpool College

Course description

Level 3 Beauty Therapy is a one year course designed for those progressing from level 2 Beauty Therapy. This course enables learners to gain essential knowledge and skills required to progress to industry employment, coving a wide range of specialist areas.

Course content

Units included:

  • 301 Working with colleagues within the beauty related industries
  • 302 Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • 303 Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • 304 Promote and sell products and services to clients
  • 305 Provide body massage
  • 306 Provide facial electrotherapy treatments
  • 307 Provide body electrotherapy treatments
  • 311 Provide Indian head massage
  • 321 Apply micro-dermabrasion
  • 322 Provide stone therapy

This course is fast paced creative and delivered to strict time scale. You will need to be highly motivated and be able to work positively as a member of a team and also independently.

Entry requirements

All methods are selected to meet the levels and ability of each individual student.

It is desirable but not essential to have GCSEs at grade C or above within Literacy and Numeracy, or successful completion of a Level 2 course in a related subject area.

Prospective students may be asked to sit an initial assessment to determine their current levels of literacy and numeracy, if they do not fit into the above category.

All applicants need to complete a successful interview and trade test.

It is essential that applicants demonstrate an appropriate level on inter-personal skills at interview as this is a customer focused industry.

Future opportunities

You will be qualified to gain employment as a Beauty Therapist within the industry. You may also wish progress onto a related Level 4 qualification, a degree or become an instructor.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The City of Liverpool College directly.

Last updated date: 27 September 2016

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    • The College's Duke Street centre is located amongst the City's bustling RopeWalks conservation area famous for it's port related heritage and vibrant culinary scene. The centre is located just a few minutes walk from the City's world class shopping centre, Liverpool One.

      This campus is the central location for apprenticeships and both further and higher education courses in catering, hospitality, travel, tourism and leisure as well as hair, beauty and holistic therapies.

      All students have access to well-resourced facilities including modern industry standard teaching workrooms, kitchens and laboratories and salons kitted out with modern, industry-specialist equipment.

      The Academy Restaurant, Academy Hair, Beauty and Holistic Therapy Salons, The Graduate Hair Salon and The Academy Café are located here in purpose built, industry standard facilities. As commercial ventures, they provide authentic working environments for students in training, as well as first-rate food produce and services and hair and beauty treatments to the public at highly competitive prices.