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Apprenticeship Beauty Therapy - Beauty Therapy General - Level 2


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Apprenticeship Beauty Therapy - Beauty Therapy General - Level 2  Stephenson College - Coalvillealternate textAvailable for applications

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Free Courses

16-18 Students (Age at 31st August)

  • All Full Time Courses

19-23 Students (Age at 31st August)

  • Students studying their first level 2 course
  • Students studying their first level 3 course (Some level 3 courses are not included, so please check with Student Services)
  • Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 or 2 course (see list of benefits below)

24+ Students (Age at 31st August)

  • Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 course (see list of benefits below)
  • Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 2 course (see list of benefits below)


  • Apprenticeships are free of charge for the learner (you are actually paid a salary!)
  • There is no upper age restriction to enrol onto an Apprenticeship programme, so long as you are 16+ years old.
  • Working hours are usually between 30-40 hours per week which includes your release to College.
  • There may be a fee for the employer willing to support you, but this depends on a few factors.

Please contact 01530 519 001 or if you have any further questions regarding an Apprenticeship programme.

List of benefits

  • Jobseeker's Allowance
  • ESA (WRAG) (Work Related Activity Group)
  • Universal Credit (Must be unemployed and required to undertake skills training)
  • Wider Benefits – see list below

Wider benefits that are acceptable

In all cases the learner must:

  • Be unemployed (i.e. not in any paid employment)
  • Want to enter employment but need skills training to do so
  • Sign the waiver agreement confirming the above
  • Show current proof of the benefit

Attendance Allowance

Bereavement Allowance

Child Benefit

Child Tax Credit

Child's Special Allowance

Council Tax Benefit, administered by local authorities

Disability Living Allowance [Being replaced by Personal Independent Payments] (If paid to learner)

Graduated retirement benefit

Guardian's Allowance

Housing Benefit, administered by local authorities

Income Support

Pensions payable under the Industrial Death Benefit scheme

Reduced Earnings Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above

Retirement Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above

War Widow's pension

Widow’s pension

Widowed Parent's Allowance

Working Tax Credit. (If paid to spouse, not the learner)

Reference: Funding Rules Version 2020-21

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More information about this Course

Course Overview
Beauty therapy is an exciting industry and is for anyone who is serious about a career in beauty therapy. Our highly qualified experienced staff will guide you through a range of subjects that will enable you to develop the essential skills required by this ever growing industry. These include make-up, lashes, facials, manicure, pedicure, eyebrow enhancement, lash tinting and waxing. You will need to work towards maths and English, if you do not already hold a Function Skills Level 2 or a GCSE at grade C or 4 or above.

What Qualifications Or Experience Do I Need?
You must be 16 years or over. You will need to have an English and maths test to ensure you are at a suitable level for the course and a reference

How Long Is The Course?
September to July - one year

What Will I Learn?
Mandatory units:
G20 - Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety
G18 - Promote additional services or products to clients
G8 - Develop and maintain your effectiveness
B4 - Provide facial skin care treatment
B5 - Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and lashes
B6 - Carry out waxing services
N2 - Provide manicure services
N3 - Provide pedicure services
B8 - Provide make-up services
G4 - Fulfil salon reception duties

How Will I Learn?
This course will be taught using a range of approaches. These will include practical work both within the workplace and at college, directed learning, independent study and reviews between you and your employer. Student-centred learning will be applicable to this course and candidates will be required to use independent learning materials. Enrichment will enable students to experience first- hand the demands of the beauty industry. Past visits include The Beauty Show, The Clothes Show, beauty wholesalers, wedding exhibitions, spa experiences, Buxton campus plus more. Excellent links with guest speakers give you the opportunity to plan progression routes. Speakers include Steiner, Look Good Feel Better, Ragdale Hall, Champneys and many more. These are subject to change.

How Will I Be Assessed?
You will complete practical assessments, either in the workplace or at college, assignments and online multiple choice tests.

Where Could This Course Lead To?
Progression on to Level 3 Beauty or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy.

Attendance Mode
Work Based

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