What courses can I do after this?
Progression to suitable qualifications such as the Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments or Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Beauty Studies will be discussed during progression week in the third term. We also offer short courses through the Beauty Guild, which may enhance your portfolio.
What jobs can I get?
Opportunites for emplyoment could include high street Beauty salons, Spa's or self employment. However, some employers require a L3 qualification for insurance purposes.
To do this course you should have...
You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades 9-3 including Science, English and Maths (formerly A*- D). You will also be invited to a skills day as part of your interview for this program, to ascertain your dexterity skills on a given task.
What about work experience?
You may be expected to complete a minimum of 45-60 days of work experience & one week block in a Beauty salon or spa. This is compulsory element and MUST be completed.
|Course Code||Start Date||Costs 16-18||Costs 19-23 (with concessions)||Costs 19+ (no concessions)|
* Please note fees are subject to change.
Click below to download the uniform and kit lists. This can be ordered direct from the suppliers. Please refrain from ordering any the following if you only have a condidtional place offered, and are awaiting confirmation of pending results.
You will also need to wear flat black enclosed shoes.
You will develop a range of practical beauty therapy skills and underpinning knowledge of the theory required to pursue this career.
Subjects studied include:
- Anatomy and physiology
- Health & Safety, and Salon Reception duties
- Client Care and Communication
- Facial & Skin care
- Manicure & Pedicure services
- Eyelash & Brow treatments
- Remove Hair using Wax
- Apply Make up
You will also be required to attend functional skills dependant upon your GCSE qualifications.
More about the course
Here at The College we have a reputation for offering excellent skills training. Our lecturers are professionals in their chosen fields, with sound experience, knowledge and expertise.
Working in our public salons you will gain valuable experience in offering a professional salon service, including customer care, client consultation and professional treatments in a realistic working environment.
You will have access to well equipped commercial beauty salons situated at our Lansdowne campus in central Bournemouth.
Enrichment opportunities could include visits to beauty therapy exhibitions.
Opportunities exist on the course to take part in national competitions.