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Introduction to Beauty Therapy – Level 1

This course is perfect if you are interested in stepping into a career in the beauty therapy industry. It will provide you with the opportunity to gain knowledge and practical experience in skin care, hand care, basic make-up application and pedicure treatments.

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Course Summary

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

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/introduction-to-beauty-therapy-level-1
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Course Information for Students

This course is perfect if you are interested in stepping into a career in the beauty therapy industry. It will provide you with the opportunity to gain knowledge and practical experience in skin care, hand care, basic make-up application and pedicure treatments.

As part of your studies, you will be required to complete work experience to develop your skills and behaviours to support your progression to further study.

You need to be highly motivated and 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 E/F or above including English and/or Maths (grade 2/3 or above)

You will have an interview and initial assessment in maths and English and will attend a taster session. 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.

Mandatory units are:

  • Introduction to the hair and beauty sector
  • Presenting a professional image in a salon

You will also study some of the following additional units:

  • Skin care
  • Hand care
  • Basic make-up application and themed face painting
  • Basic manicure and pedicure
  • Create a hair and beauty image
  • Salon reception duties
  • Working with others in the hair and beauty sector

You will continue to study maths and English and develop your skills as part of your study programme.

This course will be delivered on-site.

There is a kit and uniform to purchase: full details will be given at your interview.

You will be assessed by a range of methods including practical observation and assignments.

Further study

You can progress to Level 2 Hair, Beauty or Media once a grade 4 is achieved in English.

Careers

This course is an excellent starting point for a career in the hair and beauty sector.

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

Sales and Retail Assistants

£11082

Sales and Retail Assistants

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