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Advanced Certificate in Beauty Therapy Studies (Advanced) - Level 3

Overview

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty therapist including: providing body massage, face and body electrotherapy, health and safety and client care.

The structure of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career as a beauty therapist. 

Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and beauty therapy products and equipment.

You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the skin and apply a variety of beauty therapy products and electrical equipment using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

Please note - your timetable will include one late evening per week.

If you plan to use the college bus service, please be aware that this does not currently operate in the evenings, therefore you would have to make your own travel arrangements home.

Start dates and fees

All hair and beauty courses require a mandatory kit and uniform.

Start DateCodeAnnual FeeActions
Sep 20231176A1146FREEApply

What will I study?

Anatomy and physiology

Aromatherapy using pre-blended oils

Indian head / hot stone massage

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Entry requirements

  • This course is only available to 16-18 year olds.
  • Level 2 in beauty therapy , plus a grade 4 in English and maths.

Study programmes - essential skills for employment

As an entry requirement on some of our courses, you will need a GCSE in both English and maths with at least a grade 4/C (please see entry requirements above).

If this isn’t displayed under the entry requirements and you don’t currently have a GCSE in both English and maths at grade 4/C or above before joining us, you will then study English and maths as part of your programme with the aim of achieving a qualification with at least a grade 4/C. This is to help improve your chances of employment once you leave us.

In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, all students aged 19 and under and studying a full-time course with us will take part in our study programmes.

How long is the course?

1 year.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by an ongoing theory and practical assessment that will be carried out on paying clients within the commercial salon.

You will collate and present an evidence portfolio and also be assessed through exams set by the awarding body.

What can I progress onto?

Careers

How do I apply?

Apply online

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