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Hairdressing and beauty salon managers and proprietors

Up to £27,000

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Beauticians and related occupations

Up to £31,000

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Health associate professionals n.e.c.

Up to £32,000

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This course is aimed at adults who wish to continue to develop their skills in beauty therapies.

Entry Requirements

Level 2 Beauty Therapy or equivalent qualification.

Dates and Times

16th September 2019 - 1st July 2020

Time: 6.00pm - 9.00pm

Days: Mondays and Wednesdays

Course Content

  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities
  • Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business
  • Provide body massage treatments
  • Perform Indian Head Massage
  • Provide hot and cold stone therapy treatments
  • Provide advanced facial treatments using electrical equipment
  • Provide body electrical treatments
  • Opportunities to learn the application of individual eyelashes

Students must provide their own models/clients.

Students should note that full attendance is required on this course. It is essential to complete theory work at home, as the content of the course at college is of a more practical nature. An understanding of anatomy and physiology is an advantage (although not essential).


Students can go onto do the following:

  • Foundation Degree in Media Make-up and Hair Design for Television, Film and Theatre.
  • Working in the industry in product houses or in retail.
  • Further Education to progress in teaching and assessing.
  • Your options can be discussed with your tutor.

Course Fees


Courses costing more than £100 can usually be paid for in instalments. Please contact the College for details.

Please note: This course is available for the advanced learner loan.

How to Apply

If you wish to study this course you do not need to fill out an application form, simply call our Admissions Team on (01904) 770397 or visit our friendly team of advisors in the InfoZone, located behind the main reception desk.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email info@yorkcollege.ac.uk or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.


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