Apprenticeships are a popular choice for people looking for on-the-job training and the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications whilst earning a wage. Most of your training will be directly linked to the career you have chosen, gaining practical experience in the workplace, backed up by attendance at college just one day a week.

An Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy will develop your employability skills and gives you valuable experience of a variety of routine beauty related activities. You will be working in a salon environment where your duties could encompass many areas of beauty such as communicating with colleagues and clients, dealing with customer enquiries, carrying out numerous practical beauty tasks, for example manicures. Your exact duties will depend upon your employer.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On successful completion of this Apprenticeship you could progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will need to demonstrate an interest in the beauty industry and have a GCSE in English and maths to a grade D/3. All applicants for Apprenticeship training will be required to attend an interview. You should be medically able to take up employment in this vocational area.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
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* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

Employer contributions for 19+ approx £26.00 pw (prices subject to change).

A tool roll will be necessary to complete practical workshops.

Associated Costs 

You will be required to wear your workplace uniform on your College day during practical sessions. Small charge for essential equipment.

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Course content

Course Content 

To gain the full Apprenticeship you will work towards the following qualifications:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Beauty

Functional Skills in (if required):

  • Maths Level 1 or 2
  • English Level 1 or 2

The NVQ qualification is work-related and will relate specifically to your job role.

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment. This course can be started at any point throughout the year

Duration 

15 Months

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

NVQ Level 2

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds

Curriculum Area 

Service Industries and Humanities - Beauty

More about the course 

Where possible staff from College Apprenticeships Training will support you finding an employer and a place of work (although students who are already employed are welcome to apply if sponsored by their employer). Your offer of Apprenticeship training will be dependent upon work placements being available.

Apprenticeships are a great option for school leavers who want to get straight onto the career ladder. An Apprenticeship is equivalent to 5 GCSE's.

Units studied will include:

  • Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety.
  • Promote additional services & products to clients
  • Develop & maintain your effectiveness at work
  • Fulfil salon reception duties
  • Provide facial skin care treatment
  • Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and lashes
  • Carry out waxing techniques
  • Provide manicure services
  • Provide pedicure services
  • Provide make-up services
  • Perform basic massage techniques

Duration 

15 Months

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

NVQ Level 2

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds