Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
|Mode of study||Vocational Full-time|
|Campus||London Road Campus|
|Start date||7 September 2021|
|Course code||FLR2BSD (APP21)|
Who is it for?
This course is suitable if you have a keen interest in beauty therapy and wish to find employment as a Beauty Therapist or a Beauty Consultant within salons, clinics, hotels, spas and cruise ships. Working towards Level 3 Massage or Level 3 Make-Up after this programme would be the long-term goal but is not an automatic process. Progression and development will be monitored to determine individual learning plans and identify goals and options. Students will be required to have an informal discussion with the tutor and complete a trade assessment before acceptance to the Level 3 Beauty programme.
3 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above are needed. Good communication and personal presentation skills and a keen interest in beauty therapy. Mature candidates will be exempt, depending upon experience.
What does the course involve?
This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty therapist.
Health safety and hygiene
Consultation techniques and client care
Skin type analysis
Eyebrow shaping services
Eyelash and eyebrow tinting services
Anatomy and physiology for beauty therapists
Throughout this qualification, you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology and health and safety. You will also develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to consult with clients whilst providing a range of beauty treatments including facial treatments, skin analysis, manicure, pedicure, waxing, eyelash/eyebrow treatments and make-up applications.
In parallel, you will develop your communication and customer service skills, the awareness of environmental sustainability and their commercial skills, all of which are valued highly by employers.
English and/or maths are integrated into the programme for those who do not have a grade 4 or above.
On successful completion of the qualification followed by a personal interview and trade test, candidates may progress to Level 3 Beauty and Make-Up Techniques or Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapies.
How is the course assessed?
All programme work is continually assessed in oral, practical and written situations with project work and portfolio building.
How much does it cost?
It is an expectation of professional practice to wear a uniform whilst in salon sessions. It is advisable to purchase a kit to allow you to practice skills out of College. Order forms are available at the Group Interview event.
As part of the course you may be required to have a work placement working within local industry to gain an insight into the workings of the Beauty Therapy Industry and take part in promotional activities: - Pamper days, off site promotional work, attend trade events. In house training may include: - Dermalogica skin products, nail art, Make-up techniques, Spray Tanning.
What do I do next?
You can apply online via the APPLY NOW button. You can also apply for a second, alternative programme of study on the application page. If after reading this factsheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Open Evenings, ring Admissions on 01743 342346 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Level 2 Makeup and Nails
Previous school: Meole Brace School
I wasn’t sure I could do makeup and nails – I have always loved it, but decided to study business after school. However, I wasn’t enjoying myself and decided to take the leap of faith into beauty and I haven’t looked back since. After I’ve completed this course I want to progress onto Level 3. The course is fun and everybody is really nice – teachers and students.
Level 3 in Beauty Make-Up Techniques
Previous school: Lacon Childe School
I progressed from the Level 2 course and really enjoy it - you need to have a passion for beauty and be willing to work hard. After college I would like to work in a salon then, with some experience, set up on my own. Having the commercial salon, Evolve, on campus is great experience for the students.
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