Level 3 Pre-Employment Beauty Therapy
Qualification achievable; VTCT Level 3
Entry Requirements: Completion of a Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
Head of Department: Miss R Cockcroft
Thiscourse This course is a general progression from Level 2 and is the industry standard for fully qualified beauty therapist, introducing more complex techniques and equipment from the beauty therapy industry.
How is the course organised
The course is a 1 year programme delivered over 10 hours per week (usually 2 days).The programme will be delivered by theory sessions, practical workshops and commercial based salons. Independent study is an essential part and requirement of the course. With this hand’s on programme you will learn the following aspects of Beauty Therapy:
Provide facial electrotherapy treatments
Provide body electrotherapy treatments
Provide body massage
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Apply micro dermabrasion
Provide massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils
A tutorial programme is mandatory and supports the student throughout their studies with guidance and individual learning plans put into action.
Methods of Assessment
The programme is based on continual assessment and you will be assessed through observation of practical skills, oral questioning, assignment work and written questions. A portfolio will be produced throughout your course of evidence towards your competency. You will also be required to actively take part in a promotional event, which will showcase your talent and work during the program.
On successful completion of this course you can specialise in any aspect of Beauty Therapy including Health Spas , cruise ships, television work. You could progress on to a Degree in Spa Management or Media Make Up at various universities.