Intermediate Diploma Beauty Therapy Studies

Health And Beauty Is Always On The Agenda

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Study Type
Full Time
Study Tier
Intermediate
Start Date
06/09/2021
Duration
36 weeks
Coordinator
Heather Finch

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?

Anyone thinking of a career in Beauty Therapy, a passion and interest for the industry.

As a society we are becoming more aware of the need to take better care of ourselves. As a result there is an increasing demand for professional therapists. Beauty therapists are concerned with improving people’s physical appearance and well being, either through offering treatments for the face and body to recommending special products. All students will attend 3 days a week.  A high level of attendance is essential to achieve this course.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Skills and knowledge that are needed to start a career in beauty.

Subjects include:

  • Qualifications and skills in maths and English
  • Cosmetic Make-up
  • Facial Skincare treatments
  • Lash and Brow treatments
  • Manicure and Pedicure and Waxing Techniques
  • Health and Safety
  • Reception duties
  • Client care
  • Communication

All these subjects are supported with relevant Anatomy, Physiology and assignment work. The emphasis during the course is on developing the theory and practical skills, which students will gain working with external clientele. In addition students will learn the fundamentals of customer services, promotional activities and health and safety.

HOW WILL I LEARN?

The course is delivered by specialist staff, which possess industry experience along with specialist qualifications. Teaching sessions incorporate a mixture of activities to ensure students develop skills and knowledge.

Students are assessed through a combination of internally assessed coursework, practical skills and externally assessed examinations. This helps students to develop core skills required for the Beauty industry which include the ability to meet deadlines and retention of knowledge as well as application of skills.

All students are expected to wear a uniform in the salons, which will be purchased by themselves (pricing TBC).

WHAT CAN THIS COURSE LEAD TO?

Typical employment prospects in the beauty industry will include: Airlines, Beauty Therapist at a salon, Cruise ships, Health farms, Television and Theatre, Make-up Artistry.

Related courses for future study:

  • Advanced Craft Diploma in Beauty Therapy
  • GCSE Business
  • GCSE English
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Nail technology level three
  • Gel polish

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