Beauty Therapy Advanced
The world of beauty is an exciting industry to be a part of, whether you choose to work in a spa, salon or run your own business. Over 245,000 people work in the industry across 55,000 businesses and it turns over £6.2 billion a year in the UK alone.
The industry is based on creativity, innovation and what’s on trend. From contouring to charcoal face masks or even micro blading, beauty is fast-paced and ever-evolving, meaning you’re guaranteed to have a diverse and exciting career.
What will I do?
This course offers a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a Beauty Therapist, meaning on completion you can gain employment working in commercial beauty salons as well as hotels, spas and cruise liners.
Entry for this qualification can be via previous completion of a level 2 qualification in Beauty Therapy and a successful skills test and interview.
This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty therapist including: providing body massage, face and body electrotherapy, health and safety and client care. Opportunity to develop further knowledge and skills with optional units such as microdermabrasion are also included.
- Enhanced work experience opportunity with leading Spas and salons such as Champneys, Tring
- Trip to Professional Beauty exhibition, London/ Birmingham
- Facial and product training by Elemis professional skin care range
- Experience in organisation and running of special events held by the college
- Industry talks and trade tests by local Spas which could lead to future employment
Our live learning environments are focused on getting you ready for work as soon as possible. You could use the contacts you’ve gained to start work straight away in a nearby salon, hotel or spa. You could also start your own beauty or hairstyle business. You could continue to learn while you earn by carrying on with your education. There are plenty of courses that will complement your skillset, including gel nails, spray tan, Indian head massage, and lots more.
Is it for me?
Do you enjoy making people feel better about themselves? A simple re-style or makeover can boost confidence in so many different ways. You must be friendly, understanding and patient with customers and your colleagues. Building a client base is very important, so you must be able to make people feel at ease with you, and build their trust. A diverse skillset will enable you to go further in your career, so you must be willing to try new things. It’s important to keep up with current trends, for example how social media now has a huge influence on the hair and beauty industry.
Future Career Opportunities
You should hold a Level 2 qualification in Beauty Therapy prior to undertaking this qualification.