WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This exam-based qualification is for school leavers who wish to pursue a career in Beauty Therapy. Once qualified you are able to start work in a beauty salon as a junior nail technician.

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Location: Central Campus

Start Date: 06/09/21

FORMAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need to have GCSE Grade 4 or above in English and Maths.

WHAT DOES THE COURSE INVOLVE?

• Health, Safety & Hygiene
• Consultation techniques and client care
• Manicure treatments
• Pedicure treatments
• Promote and encourage beauty retail sales
• Display stock to promote beauty sales
• Process payments for beauty purchases
• Gel polish applications
• Nail art services
• Provide and maintain gel nail enhancement
• Provide and maintain nail wrap enhancement
• Anatomy and Physiology for beauty therapists

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

There are lots of opportunities to participate in enrichment trips including Harry Potter World, Drayton Manor and the NCF Hair and Beauty competitions in Blackpool

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Practical elements of the course will be assessed in our state-of-the-art salons on the fifth floor within the college. You will be assessed on a service portfolio (coalition of learner’s work throughout the course). Practical exams make up 50% of the grade for each unit studied. There are two exams that are completed online with the opportunity to retake a second time if required. All exams are marked externally by the awarding body and make up 30% of the grade. A practical synoptic exam equates to 20% of the final grade which will be Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction *.

WHERE CAN I GO NEXT?

You can progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Beauty - General Massage. You can also progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing or Nails, or you can upskill by studying one of our specialised short courses.

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