Level 3 in Beauty Therapy

Course Overview

The programme consists of the following subjects

- Anatomy and Physiology
- Monitoring Health and Safety
- Client care and communication in beauty related industries
- Promote and sell products and services to the client
- Provide body massage
- Provide facial electro therapy
- Provide body electro therapy
- Provide electrical epilation
- Work experience/placement

The section also offers the opportunity to visit exhibitions and enter, regional and national, competitions.

Requirements: Wear professional uniform as recommended by the college; maintain a high standard of personal hygiene. Be able to work effectively with others and be willing to carry out and receive all treatments. Excellent attendance is required (100% expected). Remove all jewellery, including facial piercing (in line with awarding body requirements) short nails without nail polish, is also a requirement. Hair must be well groomed and worn up if long.

Special facilities for the programme: Beauty treatment rooms open to the public offer realistic working environments. A full range of facial and body electrotherapy equipment, provides experience of current Industry trends. A vocational Learning Centre offers access to IT resources.

Extra costs involved: Students will need a professional salon uniform, comfortable black flat black ballet style shoes and pay a consumable fee of approximately £40.Beauty treatment rooms open to the public realistic working environments. A vocational Learning Resource Centre offers access to IT facilities.. Start date: 02/09/2019

Course Requirements

5 GCSEs at grades 9 - 4 including maths, English and a Level 2 certificate or diploma in a related subject

Course Progression

Successful students may progress into employment and/or onto the following programmes: Reflexology; Sports Therapy; Spa Management Course; Level 4 Diploma in Management Practice and Advanced Techniques in the Beauty Sector; Make-up Artistry; Degree in Beauty Therapy; Degree in Complimentary Therapy; L3 Diploma in Spa and Body Management; L3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies

Course Assessment

Assessment is continuous by observation of practical skills, oral questioning, written tests and assignments. On successful completion of the course you will achieve City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy. Students yet to attain grade C in English and maths will work towards qualifications in these subjects, which are essential in preparing them for progression onto higher level study and /or employment.

Course Finance

Please contact the College for further information.

Course Additional Information

Full-time