Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

Beauty - Foundation Degree - Salon and Spa Management - Full Time -Level 5
Course Title
Beauty - Foundation Degree - Salon and Spa Management - Full Time -Level 5
Course Code
Mode of Study
Higher Education
Beauty Therapy & Spa Management Foundation degree (FdA)
Number of Weeks
Entry Requirements
32 UCAS points or a Level 3 qualification in a related subject. Other qualifications and experience will be taken into consideration. Adult learners without the relevant qualifications may apply for Accredited Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).
Leads on to
Once you have successfully completed your FdA, you can then choose to complete a top-up year at a university to achieve a full Bachelor’s degree. You can also pursue an apprenticeship or enter employment.
Additional Information
You will also need to purchase a Beauty kit and Beauty therapy uniform. This Foundation degree is validated by the University of Bedfordshire
Alongside attending College regularly for classes, you will work closely with a number of Spa companies and major spa employers in the UK and also complete a formal work placement. You will experience innovative presentations and workshops from leading product companies and training in a variety of commercial spa treatments and techniques that employers expect. Working with local employers will give you practice, confidence and expertise in developing communications and management skills, complex booking, retail and stock management, marketing, HR and financial aspects of running a successful spa. Experience of working with fee paying guests, solving day to day operational problems gives you a deep understanding of business, develops your entrepreneurial and business skills and offers you every opportunity of gaining employment on your graduation. We work very closely with industry leaders, trainers, recruiters and industry advisors to inform the content of this course to ensure its currency and balance between both theoretical and practical experiences.
Areas of study include:
· Business finance · Business planning and promotions · Marketing · Spa therapies · Nutritional wellbeing · Therapeutic Massage · Salon operations · Practice Development · Professional Development