Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy & Wellbeing

Beauty Therapy (Part-time evening) - G006

Conway Park Part Time Level 2

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This course is suitable for those who wish to study beauty therapy on a part-time basis during the evening. The qualification gained should help you to embark on a career in this fast growing industry.

Course Details

The theory for this course will be taught in the classroom. The rest of your time will be spent in our salons working on each other, models and clients.

You will cover the following:

  • Skin care
  • Facial massage
  • Hand and foot care
  • Eyelash/eyebrow treatments
  • Waxing
  • Make-up application
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Client care
  • Team work
  • Use of resources such as products

Although not compulsory, it is recommended that you gain some experience in the industry during the course to help you achieve your qualification.

During your course there will be opportunities for attending National shows and exhibitions where you can see some of the main wholesalers and manufacturers of equipment and products. Once a year we hold a College hair and beauty gala which you are welcome to attend.

Entry Guidelines
  • Relevant level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above.
  • You need the skills for fine work e.g. accurate use of an eyeliner pencil or nail varnish brush.
  • You must be prepared to give and receive treatments to/from other students on your course.
  • 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 and uniform, as advised by your tutor. Approximate cost £120.

Assessment Method

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

Additional Information

An early application is recommended for this course.

An interview for all candidates will be arranged with a member of the teaching team where you will have an opportunity to discuss the course and your individual needs. There will be an English assessment at this interview.

  • An ability to communicate one to one e.g. with a tutor or customer and in a group as part of discussions.
  • Maths skills are required as you will need to measure products and work within specific treatment times etc.
  • This profession and course require you to be able to carry out physical work for long periods of time. Reasonable adjustments will be made to accommodate disabilities.

    Where can I progress to?
    • Employment prospects include: cruise liner, health farm, television, cosmetic companies as a representative, plus other progression opportunities including working on airlines or self-employment.
    • Further Education opportunities include progression onto NVQ level 3 Beauty Therapy, VTCT Aromatherapy or VTCT Reflexology Diploma.

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    Starting 2nd September 2020 - Ending - 24th June 2021REF G006M001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £1100.00

    Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

    This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    This is a full level 2 course

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).


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