Beauty Therapist- Advanced Apprenticeship
Course Code: WH00028
The Advanced Beauty Therapist course is specifically tailored to enable the qualified therapist to provide, design and implement bespoke treatment plans. This occupation is found in a number of sector environments, varying in size style and ambiance. An advanced beauty therapist can be employed within the beauty industry, travel, leisure and health sectors, in a variety of salons, spas and aesthetic environments. The broad purpose of this occupation is to provide, design and implement bespoke treatment plans. These advanced treatments range from advanced manual therapies such as advanced massage techniques, technical therapies such as face and body electrical treatments, to meet and manage client needs and expectations. They implement organisational operations (salon business systems and processes, data protection) to comply with legal and regulatory requirements, contribute to financial the effectiveness of the business, maintaining and maximising resources, (people, equipment and consumables).
Typical entry requirements would be following the study or completion of a Beauty Therapy Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard or equivalent to have the fundamental foundation of the job role. Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment.
Teaching and Learning Methods
Training and assessments of both Practical and Theory are delivered in the workplace and in college. College attendance consists of 9 hours typically over 3 days per week at the college ( 1x 6.5 hour practical delivery session, 1x 1.5 hour anatomy and physiology session, 1 x 1.5 hour theory session linked to practical treatments). Apprentices will be required to attend these college-based sessions as part of their training, whilst also completing off-the-job training in the workplace for practical elements. You will also complete assessments and observations in the workplace.
If you do not hold the relevant Mathematics and English qualifications, you will be expected to undertake functional skills at level 2 in both subjects before End Point Assessment. At the end of the Apprenticeship you will complete an End Point Assessment which will comprise of:
- Practical Skills Observation
- Professional discussion
- Knowledge test
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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