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Beauty Therapy VRQ Diploma Level 3 - Full Time 


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Course Overview
The Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy course builds on the basic skills of a Level 2 qualification. This course aims to provide you with a wide range of specialist practical skills and technical knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training with the beauty and spa industry. You will expand your knowledge of treatments to include electrotherapy treatments, micro-dermabrasion and a range of massage therapies.

What Qualifications Or Experience Do I Need?
You will have obtained a level 2 qualification in Beauty Therapy. Selection will also be based on a successful interview and initial assessment. You will need to show us that you are serious about taking on the responsibility of working independently and professionally with external clients.

How Long Is The Course?
1 Year

What Will I Learn?
You will learn about an extended range of beauty treatments including electrotherapy, micro-dermabrasion and massage therapies. The course also covers underpinning theory such as anatomy and physiology as well as learning about client management and lifestyle consultation. Practical skills will continue to be developed in one of our modern, well equipped salons. During the course you will be given the opportunity to attend further master class workshops and employer involvement activities. These can include visits, make-up demonstrations, beauty exhibitions, and lectures from industry experts. Work experience forms an important part of the course giving you an opportunity to develop employability skills and build your confidence in carrying out a range of treatments. As part of your programme you will get the chance to develop your English and maths skills and depending on your previous results take qualifications in these subjects.

How Will I Learn?
Vocational and professional qualifications are taught through college based theory and practical lessons with further learning and understanding developed via directed self-study.

How Will I Be Assessed?
Assessment consists of internally set coursework and assignments, practical, controlled assessments and on-line exams.

Where Could This Course Lead To?
Students can progress onto higher education courses in spa and salon management or move into full-time employment performing beauty treatments. Students can gain employment in a variety of beauty therapy settings. These include beauty salons, cosmetic companies, spas, hotels or health clubs. Students can progress to become senior therapist of salon or spa supervisors and managers.

Course Type
Full Time & Part Time

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