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
City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
01 September 2020

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

In a nutshell

This 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 want a career as a beauty therapist
... You want a broad yet dynamic insight into beauty therapy
... You want 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, nail art and nail enhancement techniques (acrylic, gel and fibreglass). 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. There will also be an element of the principles of spa treatments.

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 2 Beauty, Nails and Spa Services
  • 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 enter 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. 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 Spa and Body Treatments

Additional information

Code of dress:

  • Uniform
  • 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

You’ll need to purchase a kit and uniform for this course.

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

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City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 01 September 2020

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

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

Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change

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