Practical beauty therapy lessons take place alongside commercial salon sessions and theory lessons. Practical lessons include working on live paying clients. You will take part in trips, visits, seminars and competitions alongside your lessons to ensure you have a very good understanding of the industry in which you will work
Learners are expected to undertake work experience in a salon setting. Gaining part time employment in a salon will greatly enhance your skills and aid employability and progression opportunities.
An Individual Learning Plan (ILP) will be designed with you, to meet your needs. Targets will be set to enable your progress and achievement.
You will be assigned a Personal Tutor who specifically looks after your pastoral and progress requirements throughout the course
You will be trained in the use of specialist, professional products and treatments.
This course covers all aspects Of Beauty Therapy and Spa including the following units:
Health and Safety
Working In The Beauty industry
Consultation – face & body analysis
You will also complete 36 hours of work experience in industry as part of your study programme
More than just a Course
Beauty Therapy offers an exciting and challenging career in a fast paced industry. This advanced level, specialist course will develop your core employability skills such as communication and retail alongside specialist, advanced, practical beauty therapy skills. It will give you the knowledge and practical skills to progress to a course at level 4 in Beauty Therapy, Media Hair Styling & Make Up or Nails or to work in a supervisory capacity in industry. Alternatively you could progress to a higher level Apprenticeship.
If you are interested in a career in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy, Tameside College offers a wide range of courses to get you started in a rewarding career in these areas. This course will give you the knowledge and skills to progress within the sector and enable you to progress your career in this industry.
This is a full time study programme.
Uniform:£35.99 (for ladies and Men’s uniforms)
Uniform and equipment costs are correct as of 19 July 2017 – prices are subject to change
Potential learners should have a good general education and require 4 x GCSE grade D or above or level 2 in Beauty Therapy. Learners should also possess the following qualities:
A genuine interest in the subject
Good communication skills
Enjoy working with people and in a team
Good dexterity skills
Be reliable & punctual
You will need to complete 6 hours per week home study
You could progress to further study in the following;
Level 3 Artificial Nails
Level 4 Spa Management
HNC or HND Sports Therapy
Foundation Degree in Beauty Therapy or Spa Management
Or Employment or self-employment in a range of settings;
Freelance stylist or high street salons
Higher level Apprenticeship