Beauty Therapy - Apprenticeship
Course Code: WH00004
Study level: Apprenticeship
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Beauty therapists nowadays have a wide job role. Everything from massage to manicure, aromatherapy to electrolysis! If this is a potential career for you, you can be trained to do face and body massage, leg waxing, eyebrow plucking, pedicure and even ear piercing. You’ll be able to work in a salon, spa, health club, hotel, holiday centre, shopping malls, health spas and cruise ships. You may also work in these places as a nail technician, holistic therapist, beauty consultant or in sales. This profession requires a good understanding of health and safety as well as a technical understanding of the products used. Beauty care involves learning about facial care, manicures, cosmetics, health and fitness and good grooming. In most areas of hair and beauty you’ll also cover reception duties and how to deal with customers, as well as ordering stock and maintaining records and accounts.
All Apprenticeships require an initial assessment, interview and employment in the industry.
You should have good communication and dexterity skills, be keen to work with the public and have a professional attitude.
Teaching and Learning Methods
You will be assessed via a mixture of course work, exams, oral questioning, portfolio of evidence and practical demonstrations.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
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