Foundation Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy (NVQ Level 2)
This course is designed to provide a thorough training in beauty therapy at Level 2.
This two year course offers a complete training in Beauty Therapy for those people who have decided to specialise in this field.
You will have the opportunity to qualify up to NVQ Level 3 and can acquire the knowledge and skills to practise a full range of facial and body treatments.
The course will cover the following areas:-
Core Mandatory Units
- G20 make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety (ENTO Unit HSS1)
- G18 Promote additional services or products to clients (ICS Unit 10)
- G8 Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
Beauty Therapy General
- B4 Provide facial skin care treatment
- B6 Carry out waxing services
- N2 Provide manicure services
- N3 Provide pedicure services
Plus two optional units
- B8 Provide make-up service
- B10 Enhance appearance using skin camouflage
Trainees will be based at a local, approved commercial salon, and will attend college one day per week to augment the training they are receiving at their work based placements.
Although there are no formal entry requirements, trainees must be 16 years of age.
All applicants will have a personal interview at the college and with prospective employers.
Students need to establish their own employment in a salon of their choice.
Successful trainees will be awarded the Foundation Certificate in Beauty Therapy. This is a National Vocation Qualification (N.V.Q.) at Level 2 awarded by the City and Guilds of London Institute. It is based upon the practical requirements of the beauty industry.
Students who complete their Foundation Modern Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy Level 2 can progress onto the Advanced Modern Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 3.
There is a constant demand for qualified beauty therapists who have enthusiasm, energy and ability. Career opportunities occur in the following: Beauty Salons, In-store Salons, Hotels, Health Spas, Ocean Liners, Television, Theatre, Salons Abroad, Technical Representatives.
South Tyneside College does its best to help its students achieve their learning goals whatever their individual needs. If you are a disabled person or have a specific need, please let us know when you apply so that we can help. For more information about further support please contact us.
Please call the Information Centre on 0191 427 3900 if you have any queries.
South Tyneside College is within easy reach of the Tyneside Metro and each site is situated on main bus routes. Car parking is available on each site.