Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

Beauty Therapy Studies (Make-up) - Level 3 - Full Time
Course Title
Beauty Therapy Studies (Make-up) - Level 3 - Full Time
Course Code
Mode of Study
Full Time
Number of Weeks
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
This qualification's primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a Beauty Therapist. Learners may also choose to develop their skills further by undertaking higher level qualifications in related areas at Level 4.
Additional Information
You will need to purchase a Beauty Kit and a Beauty Therapy uniform. Prices will be given at interview.
The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies (Make-Up) (QCF) is a technical level qualification that provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as a Beauty Therapist specialising in make-up. This qualification is based on Habia National Occupational Standards (NOS). This qualification is recognised by the UK's largest Beauty Therapy trade body/professional association, The Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) and also the UK's second largest association representing Beauty Therapy employers; the British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTAC) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a Beauty Therapist specialising in make-up.
Areas of study include:
· Media make-up · Fashion and photographic make-up · Client care and communication in Beauty-related industries · Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon · Apply airbrush make-up to the face · Camouflage make-up · Apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps · Fantasy hair design for performers Learners also have the opportunity to undertake optional units to enhance their range of practical skills such as face and body art, airbrush make-up, camouflage make-up, mehndi skin decoration, applying prosthetic pieces, styling and fitting postiche and fantasy hair design.