This qualification is designed to enable learners to enter the exciting world of the beauty therapy industry. It provides learners with the opportunity to learn in our modern, up-to-date, professional salons using state-of-the-art equipment. You will also have the chance to take part in trips to beauty shows and participate in competitions. Learners will gain the knowledge and experience that is required to progress towards careers as mobile therapists, spa therapists and beauty salon therapists. Here is a snapshot of the core and additional units you will study throughout the year: • Manicure • Pedicure • Facial therapy • Promotion and sales • Application of make-up • Eye treatments • Waxing • Professionalism, retail and employability skills • Realistic commercial salon environment
What do I need to join?
Learners will possess three GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English, and will also provide a positive reference and undertake a successful skills assessment.
How will I know how I am doing?
You will be assessed through observation of practical assessments, assignments and examinations. Experienced tutors will closely monitor and guide you through techniques to ensure you are meeting and exceeding industry standards. You will have personal, one-to-one tutorials to review your progress regularly.
Maths & English
You will be given the opportunity to improve and advance your skills in both subjects, enabling you to progress in your studies or career. For students who have a GCSE grade 3 (D) in English or Maths, you will have the opportunity to improve and achieve a grade 4 (C).
You will be working in a realistic commercial salon environment with clients and enhancing your customer experience skills.
Your tutor will discuss this with you. It is expected that all learners will undertake an amount of work experience within the industry.
What can I do next?
Upon successful completion of this qualification, and by meeting the required progression criteria, learners may progress onto the Level 3 qualification at SGS, which will provide you with further training and experience and equip you with the additional skills that are required to work in this exciting industry. Alternatively, learners can apply for an apprenticeship in a related field.Apply for this course
Course information last updated: Monday 20th January 2020 @ 8.30am (22 hours ago)