Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

Beauty Therapy - Level 1 - Full Time
Course Title
Beauty Therapy - Level 1 - Full Time
Course Code
Mode of Study
Number of Weeks
Entry Requirements
Entry 3 or some GCSEs grade 2 and the ability to achieve Level 1 maths.
Leads on to
This qualification will prepare you for further study at Level 2 or you can enter employment at Junior level.
Additional Information
You will need to purchase a Beauty Kit and a Beauty Therapy uniform. Prices will be given at interview.
"The VTCT Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to introduce you to practical beauty therapy skills. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in Beauty Therapy, and will provide you with the foundation for further learning. It will also enable you to perform your own basic services and to assist others in a salon. This qualification will enable you to improve the appearance of the hands and feet with basic manicure and pedicure techniques as well as how to provide relaxing head massage treatments, cleansing, toning and moisturising treatments, and how to give advice on skin care, and basic day make-up application. To further enhance your skills you will also cover artistic and creative elements on your course such as nail art, themed face painting and photographic make-up. To underpin this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety and an understanding of the skills required to support you in the Beauty Therapy industry such as salon reception duties, retail displays and working with others. You will learn: · Health and safety in the salon · Introduction to the hair and beauty sector · Providing basic manicure treatment · Providing basic pedicure treatment · Salon reception duties · Skin care · The art of photographic make-up · Themed face painting · Working with others in the hair and beauty sector · Basic make-up application · Create a hair and beauty image · Nail art application · Presenting a professional image in a salon This qualification is based on the Beauty Therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's leading professional association, the British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTAC) as being fit for purpose to confirm your competence as a Beauty Therapist. Holders of this qualification are eligible to become a professional member of BABTAC.