Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

Spa Therapy - Level 3 - Full Time
Course Title
Spa Therapy - Level 3 - Full Time
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Entry Requirements
Grade 4 and above in GCSE English and maths and a minimum of two additional GCSEs at grade 4 or a strong Merit profile on a relevant Level 2 qualification.
Leads on to
Upon successful completion of this course you can progress onto other courses such as HNC Level 4 in Spa Management or working in commercial destination spas, day spas, beauty salons, complementary therapy clinics or working independently in self-employed/mobile/home-based settings.
Additional Information
You will need to purchase a Beauty Kit and a Beauty Therapy uniform. Prices will be given at interview.
This course will confirm your competence as a Spa Therapist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, and client care. You will also develop a range of technical skills in applying body wraps, massage using different techniques and the operation and testing of spa equipment. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients. The structure of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required for the job role of spa therapist. You will learn: · Body Massage · Stone therapy · Indian Head Massage · Body Wrapping · Sauna and Steam · Hydrotherapy Treatments · Facial Electricals · Health and safety · Monitoring procedures in the salon · Contributing to the planning of a promotional event 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 Spa Therapist. Holders of this qualification are eligible to become a professional member of BABTAC.