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Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy & Wellbeing

Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy & Wellbeing

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This is a very practical course where you will learn the application of artificial nails. You will be using acrylic applications and will be given information on other systems available. You will also study Health & safety and Manicure.

Course details

You will be practically assessed and be expected to work on clients allowing you to build a commercial time for treatments. You will need to provide your own models.

Entry guidelines
  • Relevant level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above.
  • Satisfactory interview, assessment and reference.

    If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

You will need to provide your own equipment/kit (approximate cost £120) & uniform (approximatley £40).

Assessment Method

Assessments continue throughout the course both in practical and theory sessions. In addition there are VTCT online exams.

Additional Information

You will be expected to work towards a VTCT Health & Safety Diploma if you have not already achieved this qualification. This will have an additional cost of approximately £15.

  • An ability to communicate one to one e.g. tutor or client and in a group as part of discussions.
  • Reading - Much of the course material is presented in work books. You need an ability to read and understand these books. Technical language will be taught on this course.
  • Reading & writing - You need to produce written assignments and sit exams. You will complete a written assessment at the interview.
  • Whilst high levels of numeracy are not required, you will need to measure products and work within specific timings.
  • Where can I progress to?

    Employment in a fast growing industry:

    • Self-employed Nail Technician
    • Working in a beauty/hair salon or nail bar.

    Explore potential careers via Career Coach — it provides current local data on wages and employment prospects.

    When does this course run?

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

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