This course is aimed at adults who wish to develop their skills in Beauty Therapy. There will be a substantial amount of home study to be able to meet the demands of this course.
If you are interested in enrolling for this course, please contact our InfoZone to book onto an information session.
Students generally require a minimum of three GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade 'D' or above to gain entry onto the course. Mature students may be exempt from this requirement if they have appropriate work experience/life skills or additional qualifications. Students will need to demonstrate enthusiasm and interest at their interview.
Dates and Times
We hope to run this course in Autumn 2017.
- Make sure your own actions reduce health and safety risks
- Promote additional products or services to clients
- Develop and maintain effectiveness at work
- Provide facial skincare treatment
- Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and lashes
- Provide make-up services
- Provide manicure treatments
- Provide pedicure treatments
- Carry out waxing services
- Skin camouflage or Salon Reception
Tutor input and demonstrations are followed by the practical application of skills and knowledge. Assignments and portfolio-building are an integral part of the programme.
Students must provide their own models/clients.
Exams and Assessments
You will need to prove you are capable in every aspect of the course. Once the skill has been 'mastered', continuous assessment, both practical and on the theory of the subject, will take place at the tutor's discretion. You will be assessed by practical observations in a realistic environment on paying clients and through assignment work, which will include oral questioning. Online tests are used to assess the underpinning knowledge.
A portfolio of evidence is required to complete the course and support assessments. The portfolio must be handed in at the end of the course for internal verification.
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The cost of this course in 2016 was £1,790 but this may change in 2017.
Courses costing more than £100 can usually be paid for in instalments. Please contact the College for details.
How to Apply
If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (01904) 770400.
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