Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Treatments (General / Massage Route)
Duration: 36 Weeks
Start Date: September 2023
End Date: July 2024
Type: Full Time
Tutor: Saira Brown
Course Fees: Price on application.
The Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a beauty therapist. This course offers you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive range of skills and experience required within the growing Beauty Therapy industry at an advanced level.
This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty therapist including: providing body massage, face and body electrotherapy, health and safety and client care.
Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, and beauty therapy products and equipment. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the skin and apply a variety of beauty therapy products and electrical equipment using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.
The Carlisle College Beauty Therapy team will ensure you receive a thorough, professional training, using the latest equipment and techniques in demand within the beauty industry.
Throughout the year you will study a range of topics and you will be performing treatments in a real working salon. You will develop a deep understanding of the importance of health and safety in the salon. You will have the ability to recognise a hazard, carry out risk analysis and follow safe and hygienic working practices.You will learn how to prepare for, Swedish Body Massage, Face and body electrical therapy, Indian head massage. Microdermabrasion and stone therapy. Guest speakers are booked in during the academic year to enhance your learning experience and knowledge. During the academic year there will be opportunities to enrich your learning. You will have the opportunity to go to beauty shows which are held in Manchester in October and Birmingham later on in the academic year. You will take part in competitions in house, across our colleges and have the opportunity to enter the world skills competitions. This will prepare you to work in a competitive environment whilst enhancing your professionalism, communication and working as part of a team. You will also have the option of attending additional courses where you can enhance your skills helping you to gain employment. The expectation is that all learners will complete one full day per week of work placement during the academic year. Learners are advised to seek work placement ready for starting the course.
Students will learn;
- Health and Safety
- Client care and communication
- Working in Beauty Related industries
- Swedish Body Massage
- Facial electro therapy
- Body electro therapy
- Indian Head
- Stone therapy
- Contribute to the effective running of a business
Functional skills, or GCSE in Maths and English.
You will learn through observing and participating in a wide range of practical activities in our modern commercial salons, from manicures and pedicures to facials and waxing.You will complete written/online tests, oral questions and produce a portfolio.
As part of this qualification, you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. A portfolio will confirm the knowledge, understanding and skills that you have learnt. It may be in electronic or paper format. Your assessor will provide guidance on how to prepare the portfolio of evidence and how to show practical achievement, and understanding of the knowledge required to successfully complete this qualification. Evidence in the portfolio may take the following forms: Observed work through practical sessions – during practical sessions we encourage you to mirror a professional working environment. Initially setting expectations to ensure you recognise how to demonstrate professionalism. We will explore language that should be used and shouldn’t be used in a professional environment. We will ensure that you are respected and given equal opportunities. , Witness statements, Written questions, Online exams, Oral questions, Assignments, Case studies
- 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including Maths and English,
- Level 2 Beauty Therapy and associated functional skills in Maths and English,
- A high standard of personal hygiene and grooming and commitment to the course and a friendly and nature personality,
- Applicants will need to complete a skills test.
- Please note that entry requirements and course offer can be subject to change at any time.
When you have successfully completed this qualification, you will have the opportunity to progress to the following qualifications:
Level 3 Complementary Therapies
Level 4 HE Aesthetics Practices and Business management
Students will be expected to purchase a Beauty kit and uniform, which must be worn to every session – price on application.
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