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Hair Beauty

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The aim of this course is to develop beauty therapy skills and knowledge so that you can progress to the next level of study. It will also enable you to perform your own basic services and to assist others in the salon. Students will gather evidence for assessment through the study of mandatory and optional units, in a real working environment without the need for fee-paying clients.

You can expect to study:

  • Basic manicure and pedicure techniques
  • Relaxing head massage treatments
  • Cleansing, toning and moisturising facial and body treatments
  • How to give advice on skin care and basic daily make-up application

To further enhance your skills you will cover artistic and creative elements such as nail art, themed face painting and photographic make-up. To underpin this qualification you will also develop a sound knowledge of health and safety and receive an introduction into salon reception duties, retail displays and working with others.

The aim of this course is to develop beauty therapy knowledge, understanding and skills so that you can progress to work effectively as a competent junior therapist. You will study mandatory and optional units which contain all the required elements and will give you the flexibility to focus on developing those skills in the areas in which you are most interested.

In the mandatory units you will study:

  • Facial skincare
  • Waxing
  • Eyelash and eyebrow treatments
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Client care
  • Health and safety

In the optional units you can select from a range of skills, including: Creative skill of nail art, reception duties or displaying stock to promote sales.

The qualification, specifically for the 16+ age group, builds on existing knowledge and understanding of beauty therapy gained at Level 2, enabling students to expand the scope of their technical skills. Students will also learn new treatments and will study mandatory units such as health and safety, client care and communication, electrical face and body treatments, and body massage at an advanced level. Students have the opportunity to also choose some optional units to enhance their range of practical skills.

Optional units can include:

  • Applying individual semi-permanent eyelash extensions
  • Intimate waxing for male and female clients
  • Micro-dermabrasion skin treatments
  • Self-tanning
  • Electrical epilation
  • Stone therapy
  • Massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils
  • Indian head massage

In order to be awarded the qualification, students must pass the five mandatory units and must also gain a minimum of eight credits from units in the optional group.

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