Who doesn’t want silky smooth, hair-free skin, that stands the test of regular shaving? The perfect way to feel confident enough to hit the beach, it’s no surprise that waxing is one of the most popular beauty treatments in the UK! If you want to get in on the action, this course will provide you with all the skills and knowledge to offer professional waxing treatments. It’s an ideal choice for anyone looking to set up their own business, or simply add another string to their bow as a beauty professional.
You’ll discover how to safely and hygienically wax legs, underarms, eyebrows, upper lips, chins, and the bikini area, and learn with step-by-step guides and video tutorials. You’ll enjoy the freedom to study completely online, in your own time, at a pace that suits you!
What will I learn?
- How to run your own business, interact with clients, and promote your services
- Health and safety legislation, and the types of insurance you’ll need
- The anatomy and physiology of the nails, bones and muscular system
- Skin types and structures
- Skin diseases, disorders, and types
- How to wax professionally
- Aftercare advice
What you'll learn
Unit 1 - Foundation
First thing’s first! In the opening unit, you’ll cover health and safety legislation, how to safely prepare your work area, and how to work hygienically. You’ll also cover just about everything you need to know to successfully open and run your own beauty business, such as how to communicate effectively with your clients, and how to market yourself.
Unit 2 - Anatomy and physiology
Now you’ll get stuck into the science! Over nine videos and a detailed physiology eBook, you’ll study the structure of hair, cells, and tissues, the skeletal and muscular systems, the anatomy of the eye, and much more.
Unit 3 - Skin healthcare
In the third unit, you’ll study different skin types, along with skin diseases and disorders. This will help you to recognise contraindications in clients.
Unit 4 - Waxing
From the fascinating history of waxing to exactly how it’s done, by the end of this unit, you’ll be a pro. You’ll study with the aid of a detailed waxing eBook, and four tutorial videos.
Once you have passed the course, your diploma certificate will be available for download via the online portal. You have lifetime access to the portal so you can return at any time.
How is this course assessed or examined?
Assessed via videos submitted to your tutor and an online assessment at 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.