What opportunities will this course give me?
After successfully completing this programme, students can progress onto a Level 3 Beauty Therapy course or other related programmes such as Level 2 Hairdressing. You can also gain employment in a number of establishments such as salons, beauty complexes within hotels or in department stores.
What will I be learning?
Level 2 Beauty Therapy is made up of the following practical units: - Provide facial skin care treatments: Cleansing, skin analysis, exfoliation, facial massage techniques, mask application, toning and moisturising - Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and lashes: Tinting eyelashes and brows, brow shaping, application of strip and individual lashes - Carry out waxing services: Temporary hair removal from various parts of the body using hot & warm wax - Provide manicure and pedicure services: Shaping nails, cuticle work, paraffin wax, hand and foot masks, nail enamelling and hand and foot massage - Provide make-up services: Day, evening and special occasion techniques Plus additional units: - Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce Health and Safety - Promote additional products and services to customers - Develop and maintain effectiveness at work - Fulfil salon reception duties
Why is this course for me?
The programme will be taught by a team of highly qualified professionals and will include a mixture of practical and theory lessons in a working salon, supported by work experience. Training will include professional product knowledge (additional fees may apply). You will have the opportunity to take part in visits to trade shows, attend guest speaker seminars and excursions. To be awarded the qualification you will need to successfully achieve the following assessments: 1. Graded practical assessments 2. Externally set and marked examinations 3. Externally set and internally marked graded synoptic assessment
How will my learning be enhanced?
Industry expert visits and enrichment throughout.
Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?
Within the Hair and Beauty department we have 4 members of staff who write or examine for a local Hair and Beauty awarding body.
What do I need to sign up?
You should have high standards of personal appearance and good communication skills as you will be required to work with a range of clients.
You will need 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 or higher including English and Maths.
All learners without a GCSE at grade A*-C or 9-4 in English or Maths will be required, as a condition of the programme, to undertake either a GCSE or Functional Skills programme. Therefore, if you enter a programme with a Grade 3 in English or Maths, you will be required to take English or Maths as well.
You will require an interview with subject specialist staff to ensure you have a good understanding of the course you are applying for. Attendance and attainment reports from previous education will also be required.
Adult learners may apply for any of our full time and apprenticeship programmes and your vocational experience will also be taken into consideration alongside existing qualifications.
The programme is fully funded for learners aged 16-18. Fees may apply for 19+.
Is there anything else I need to know?
You will require a professional uniform - approximate cost is £70 Cost, Prices may have increased) . A basic kit of tools and products is also required to allow you to practice at home and in College - £275.50. Cost, Prices may have increased) . Additional fees may be charged for trips or industry qualifications offered during the course. Work experience placements will require students to plan and organise their own placement and travel. This is part of the necessary development and preparation for employment.
A camera is also required for photographic evidence.
All learners enrolled on a full-time study programme are expected to attend a compulsory work or industry placement during their course. The number of hours of placement will vary from 35 hours through to 750 hours, this variance is due to the differing types of assessment on each course.
Learners should be aware that this is compulsory part of their study programme and work / industry placements will take place during the college week.
For learners aged 19+ there is an alternative Part Time course.
Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.
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