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Would you like to change your career or learn somehting new to suit your personal circumstances and fit alongside exisiting commitments?

This is a one year course that will enable you to develop the skills essential for employment within the Beauty Therapy industry.

Career Destinations

We're proud that our students go onto careers including:

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Spa Manager
  • Nail technician
  • Skin Analyst
  • Salon Manager

What can I do next?

After you have successfully completed this course, you can choose to:

  • Enter into employment in this industry
  • Apply to one of our part-time courses to build your portfolio of skills
  • Or apply for another full time course

What will I be doing?

This is a one-year programme that will enable you to develop the skills essential for employment in the Beauty Therapy industry including:

  • Facials
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Waxing
  • Tanning
  • Eyebrow treatments
  • Threading
  • Health & Safety
  • Client care & communication
  • Personal presentation

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course. You will be guided and supported in practical and theory sessions. Skills will be assessed at the end of each unit with some that will include an online exam.

Entry requirements

Grade 3 in English and maths.

What do I need to bring?

  • Personal stationery.
  • Kit and uniform - further information will be provided at enrolment.
  • Fee Information

    Free to Home students under 19 on 31st August 2023.

    If you are a Home student aged 19 or over on the 31st August 2023, you may be liable to pay approximately £2,500 tuition fee for a Level 2 qualification and approximately £5,000 for a Level 3 qualification (these were the tuition fees for 2022/2023 and could be subject to change for 2023/2024).

    If you are aged 19-23 you may also be entitled to free tuition if the course you choose is on a government-approved list and the qualification is your first full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification.

    If you are aged over 24 and you have not achieved a full Level 3 qualification you may be entitled to free tuition if the qualification is listed on the Government Free courses for jobs list. Similarly, if you already hold a Level 3 qualification (or above) and meet the Adult Education Budgets definition of unemployed or are in receipt of low wage, you may also be entitled to free tuition.

    You may also be required to pay an administration fee, exam fees, kit fee and an Awarding Body Registration fee if applicable.

    These fees are indicative of the 2024-25 costs and may be subject to change

    Further Information

    This course runs on a Tuesday and Thursday evening, 18:00 - 21:00, in the Inspires Salon at our Ware Campus.

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