City & Guilds Accelerated Learning in Beauty Therapy Level 1/2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Level

Level
1/2

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time

Location

Location
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
02 September 2020

Duration

Duration
1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above (to include either Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh 1st Language), or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area (to include either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh 1st Language grade D or above).

In a nutshell

The City and Guilds Accelerated Learning in Beauty Therapy course is focused on producing highly proficient, professional therapists. You’ll gain competency in a range of treatments on the hands, face and feet to improve their condition and appearance.

This course is for you if...

...you're interested in pursuing a career as a beauty therapist
...you'd like a broad yet dynamic insight into beauty therapy
...you're seeking a course that has a blend of practical and theoretical study

What will I be doing?

At Level 2 you’ll learn a range of skills that will enable you to gain employment in the exciting world of beauty and nail services.

Treatments include manicures, pedicures, facials, eye treatments, wax depilation and makeup.

You’ll also learn how to undertake client consultations, retailing and salon reception duties as the college has up to date salons that create an excellent realistic working environment for all practical treatments to take place.

You’ll be assessed via a portfolio of practical assessments, assignments, tasks and multiple choice tests covering the underpinning knowledge. Once complete, you’ll achieve:

  • NVQ Level 1 Certificate in Beauty Therapy
  • NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy
  • Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of industry
  • Skills Activities
  • English and Maths

What is expected of me?

To be eligible for the course, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above (to include either Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language) or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area (to include either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language grade).

A high level of professional behaviour and work ethic is required when you go into employment in the industry, so attendance and punctuality for all sessions is a major requirement of this course.

What comes next?

Diploma Level 3 Beauty Therapy

VRQ Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology or employment/self-employment

Dip Level 3 in Beauty Therapy Massage

Additional information

Dresscode (you’ll need to purchase a kit and uniform for this course)

  • Uniform which must be worn for all practical sessions.
  • Kits must be brought to every practical session
  • Hair must be neatly tied back off the face
  • No piercings
  • No jewellery other than a wedding ring is allowed to be worn in the salon

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Where can I study City & Guilds Accelerated Learning in Beauty Therapy Level 1/2?

EFDI0446AA
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 02 September 2020

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Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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