Technical Diploma in Beauty Therapy
One year – Full time
Five GCSEs at grade 9-3 including English and Maths, or a full Level 2 qualification in Hair & Beauty Skills (Beauty Route) with a ‘stepping stone’ English and Maths qualification.
You will learn specialist techniques designed to enhance your development to a senior therapist level.
You will need to gain work experience in your chosen field to help obtain essential salon experience.
A service portfolio of work is mandatory and end synoptic practical and theory exams are essential for completion of the qualification.
Your study programme will consist of the following units:
- Health, safety and hygiene
- Consultation techniques and client care
- Manicure treatments
- Pedicure treatments
- Waxing services
- Facial treatments
- Skin type analysis
- Eyebrow shaping services
- Eyelash and eyebrow tinting services
- Make-up applications
- Anatomy and physiology for beauty therapists
This is a demanding and extensive course and home study will be essential.
Once you have completed this qualification and have GCSEs in English and Maths at 9-4 grade you will be able to progress on to the Level 3 Technical Diploma in Beauty Therapy course or seek employment as an apprentice.