Beauty Therapy // Level 3
The course for you if ...
... you would love to have a professional career as a Beauty Therapist or you already have expertise in beauty treatments but want to expand your knowledge in the beauty profession.
What will I study?
You will learn how to perform a range of therapies including advanced face and body treatments, body massage and hot stone massage. There is also a focus on health and safety, promoting additional products and financial management.
Level 3 Certificate:
Achieved Level 2 Beauty Therapy, or equivalent.
Level 3 Diploma:
Achieved Level 2 Beauty Therapy, or equivalent. Must have Maths and English GCSE at Grade C or above.
For both the Certificate and Diploma, an interview with a course tutor and a satisfactory reference are required. The Level 3 Beauty Therapy qualification expects learners to have excellent communication skills and an enthusiastic approach to providing professional treatments to a range of clients within the salon environment. Students are required to purchase a salon uniform and kit for all Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy courses (approx. cost of kit and uniform = £113, based on 13-14 costs). Financial support may be available to help with the cost of course-specific equipment,ask the Gateway team for more details.
Assessment is based on practical competency, graded assessments and external online tests.
Progression & Careers
This qualification is valued by employers as it proves that you can perform a job to a high industry standard.
Careers include: Salon Manager, Beauty Therapist in a Salon or Spa, Cosmetic Sales Representative, Cosmetic and Skincare Consultant or work on cruise ships.
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