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Advanced Diploma in Beauty Therapy

This course is ideal if you’d like to perfect your beauty skills to work effectively as a senior therapist. You will learn body massage, stone therapy and Indian head massage, including the promotion and selling of products and services.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Beauty
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/advanced-diploma-in-beauty-therapy
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Course Information for Students

This course is ideal if you’d like to perfect your beauty skills to work effectively as a senior therapist. You will learn body massage, stone therapy and Indian head massage, including the promotion and selling of products and services. 

Working with our highly motivated staff in fantastic facilities and using the latest products, you will develop your communication and customer service skills to support your success in a vibrant industry.

As part of your studies, you will be required to complete work experience to further develop your skills and behaviours to meet industry standards.

You need to be highly motivated and to demonstrate a keen interest in your chosen subject. Offers of a place on the course are dependent on your qualifications and practical aptitude. You will need:

  • a minimum of five GCSEs at grade D or above including English and Maths (grade 4 or above) and Science
  • an Intermediate Diploma in the chosen subject to a Merit or Distinction standard

You will have an interview and initial assessment in maths and English and will attend a skills test. You will also be required to present a current portfolio of work at your interview. Parents and carers are welcome to attend the interview but not the initial assessment. If you are successful, you will be allocated a place to study.

We may be able to take into consideration your previous experience in your chosen subject. 

You will study:

  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • Promote and sell products and services to clients
  • Body massage
  • Massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils
  • Indian head massage
  • Stone therapy massage

This course will be delivered on-site.

A kit and uniform is required. Details will be available from the curriculum team during the interviews.

You will be assessed through a range of methods including practical observation, oral questioning, written tests, assignments and preparing a portfolio of evidence. 

Maths and English are assessed through a controlled assessment and a GCSE involves a final exam.

Further Study

You could consider a Level 4 programme where you would also continue to develop your skills in maths and English.

 

Careers

You could work in a salon or spa as a senior therapist.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors

£29005

Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors

Beauticians and Related Occupations

£15223

Beauticians and Related Occupations

Hairdressers and Barbers

£13284

Hairdressers and Barbers

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:54 pm