Please see our Entry Requirements page for general entry requirement guidance.
One year, approximately 3 days per week.
What will I study?
This is an introduction to Beauty Therapy and Media Make-up - providing a stepping stone to Level 2 Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy or Hair and Media Make-up.
The programme of study includes:
- Basic skin care
- Basic make-up techniques
- Basic manicure treatments
- Simple nail art
- Face painting
- Presenting a professional image in a salon
- Health and safety in the salon
- Reception duties
- Home study
- Competition work
- Work experience
- Possible charity work
- English and Maths (if student hasn't achieved a grade 4 or above)
How will I be assessed?
Practical assessments on colleagues and clients.
Oral / written questions and assignment work.
What could it lead to?
You can progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up, Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy. Alternatively, you may go straight into a salon as a salon assistant/junior. The course also provides skills transferable to other subject areas.
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