In this blended course, most of your learning will be completed online with opportunities to put theory into action through hands-on experiences. There are 12 essential training days where you’ll learn all about the theory of the treatment and have a chance to practise your skills.
Our Treatment Clinic and Training Academy is located in Birmingham (West Midlands) with excellent connections to M6 Motorway, train stations and hotels. The compulsory attendance times for our treatment clinic and training academy is 10am to 3pm, for 12 weeks 1 day per week.
On completion, you’ll be able to join a professional association and gain the necessary insurance to work as a beauty therapist.
Becoming a beauty therapist is a creative and rewarding career. Undertaking this course can lead straight into opportunities such as:
- Working in commercial beauty salons
- Working in destination and day spas
- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
What you'll learn
Unit 1 - Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
- Check & follow health and safety instructions
- Recommend changes to work place health and safety instructions
- Controlling hazards and risks safely and effectively
- Understand how to monitor procedures to safely control work operations
Unit 2 - Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities
- Contribute to planning and preparation of promotional activities
- Implement promotional activities
- Evaluate promotional activities
- Venue and legal requirements
- Plan and prepare promotional events
- Understand how to sell products and services
- Communication techniques
- Evaluate methods and techniques
Unit 3 - Provide body electrical treatments
- maintain effective and safe methods of working when providing body electrical treatments
- consult, plan and prepare for treatments with clients
- carry out body electrical treatments
- organisational and legal requirements
- Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing body electrical treatments
- Learn to perform client consultation, planning and preparation
- Understand the anatomy and physiology for body electrical treatments
- Understand contra-indications that affect or restrict body electrical treatments
- Understand equipment, materials, products and treatment-specific knowledge
- Be able to provide aftercare advice
Unit 4 - Provide facial electrical treatments
- Maintain safe and effective methods of working when providing facial electrical treatments
- Consult, plan and prepare for treatments with clients
- Carry out facial electrical treatments
- Understand organisational and legal requirements for providing facial electrical treatments
- Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing facial electrical treatments
- Know how to perform client consultation, treatment planning and preparation
- Understand anatomy and physiology that relates to facial electrical treatments
- Understand the contra-indications and contra-actions that affect or restrict facial electrical treatments
- Understand how to carry out facial electrical treatments
- Understand how to provide aftercare advice
Unit 5 - Provide body massage treatments
- Maintain safe and effective methods of working when providing body massage treatments
- Consult, plan and prepare to provide body massage treatments
- Perform manual massage treatments
- Perform mechanical massage treatments
- Organisational and legal requirements for protecting body massage treatments
- Learn to work safely and effectively when providing body massage treatments
consult with clients
- Prepare to provide body massage treatments
- Understand anatomy and physiology related to body massage treatments
- Understand contra-indications and contra actions that affect or restrict body massage treatments
- Carry out body massage treatments
- Provide aftercare advice
Unit 6 - Provide electrical epilation treatments
- Maintain safe and effective methods of working when providing electrical epilation treatments
- Consult, plan and prepare for electrical epilation treatments with clients
- Carry out electrical epilation treatments
- Organisational and legal requirements of providing electrical epilation
- Work safely and effectively when providing electrical epilation treatments
- Use client consultation for electrical epilation treatments
- Understand anatomy and physiology relevant to electrical epilation
- Understand the contra-indications and contra-actions of electrical epilation
- Learn the use of equipment and materials in electrical epilation
- Comprehend how electrical epilation treatments are used
- Provide aftercare advice following electrical epilation
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This qualification will qualify you for employment as a beauty therapist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a beauty therapist. Career opportunities as a beauty therapist exist in a variety of contexts.
This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard-setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.
How is this course assessed or examined?
As part of this Level 3 Beauty Therapy qualification, you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. The portfolio will demonstrate the knowledge, understanding and skills that you have learned. It may be in electronic or paper format.
Your assessor will provide you with guidance on how to prepare your portfolio of evidence. This includes how to demonstrate practical skills and the knowledge required to successfully complete this qualification. The booklet provided, alongside the portfolio of evidence, provides the assessment criteria for this qualification.
Evidence in the portfolio may take the following forms:
- Observed work
- Witness statements
- Audio-visual media
- Evidence of prior learning or attainment
- Written questions
- Oral questions
- Case studies
All evidence should be documented in the portfolio and cross-referenced to the outcomes. Constructing the portfolio of evidence should not be left to the end of the course.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English. There is a minimum study age of 16.