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Apprenticeships at Yorkshire Coast College
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  • Beauty Therapy Intermediate & Advanced Apprenticeships

Beauty Therapy Intermediate & Advanced Apprenticeships

This Apprenticeship develops the skills and knowledge of people working , or aspiring to work in a range of roles in the Beauty Therapy sector, in areas such as manicure, pedicure, skin care and massage.

Apprenticeship duration

12 to 24 months

What will I study?

Whilst studying for an Apprenticeship you will work towards demonstrating your knowledge (at college) and competence (at work) in the following units:

Intermediate Apprenticeship units include:

  • Promoting products and services to clients in a salon
  • Developing and maintaining effectiveness at work
  • Providing facial skin care
  • Removing hair using waxing techniques
  • Providing manicure treatments
  • Providing pedicure treatments

Advanced Apprenticeship units include:

  • Monitoring and maintaining health and safety practice in the salon
  • Contributing to the planning and implementation of promotional activities
  • Providing body massage
  • Providing massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils
  • Providing Indian head massage
  • Providing stone therapy treatments

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through observation, knowledge questions and the development of a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate competence for the NVQ and on-line tests and assignments for the knowledge elements. There is also a requirement to complete the following elements: employee rights and responsibilities workbook and personal learning and thinking skills.

Entry requirements:

GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) in Maths and English. Vocational Assessment required.

What next?

You could progress onto Higher Education, such as our Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate in Hair and Beauty Management. You could then progress onto a Foundation Degree in Beauty Therapy.

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