If you're interested in beauty and want an exciting career in the industry this course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to become a fully qualified beauty therapist and provide treatments to customers in beauty salons and spas or to passengers on a cruise ship.
You will learn a broad range of skills - including beauty treatments, waxing, manicures and pedicures - and provide treatments to clients in our fully equipped industry-standard beauty salons.
You will learn how to deliver first class customer service and promote products to clients, as well as the importance of health and safety in the workplace - all of which will impress future employers and equip you for a dynamic career in the beauty industry or with the knowledge you need to progression to a higher level of study.
To enhance your learning, you will also get chance to take part in enrichment weeks during which you will be able to learn new techniques, take part in competitions, and complete additional short courses in areas that would be useful to you in the industry, such as hair extensions, ear piercing or eyelash extensions.
You will also complete 30 hours of work experience in a salon and attend lessons to improve your English and maths (or use the time for directed study if you already have good grades).
Please note: you will be expected to arrange the work experience placement yourself and will also be required to purchase your own beauty kit, costing approximately £130, and college-approved uniform, costing approximately £40 - order forms will be provided before the start of the course.
Also, if you earn less than £30,000 per year and aged 19 or over, you could study this course for FREE!
To access this course you are required to:
Adults without the necessary qualifications will be required to sit an online assessment in the relevant subject.
During this course you will learn how to:
In addition, if you are aged 16-19 and have not achieved a Grade 4 in English and/or maths you will required to attend classes for the relevant subject as part of your course.
By studying this course you will:
You will be continually assessed throughout the programme in the following ways:
The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to:
When you enrol at City of Wolverhampton College you’ll not only benefit from excellent teaching by our tutors, but our excellent learning facilities too.