Beauty Therapy

NVQ Level 2 | NVQ Level 3

Course introduction

Our NVQ beauty courses are run alongside our NVQ Hairdressing courses giving you the opportunity to gain qualifications and experience for your next steps, either into employment as a qualified beauty therapist or progression to a higher education course at college or university.

At Boldon School we have a fully equipped beauty salon where we welcome real clients from the public, or you may want to invite your friends and relatives.

On this course you will gain an insight into the beauty therapy industry and practice the skills required to work in a beauty salon, or spa. There will be opportunities for you to attend international events such as Salon International, AHT Hairdressing Competitions.
Students who enroll on this course will receive a complimentary tunic and welcome pack of “goodies” relevant to the course.

Course Content

The course is made up of mandatory and optional units. The assignments for all units must be completed to pass the course.

Mandatory Units

  • Facial skin care treatment
  • Enhancing eyebrows and eyelashes
  • Waxing services
  • Manicure and pedicure
  • Make up
  • Reception duties

Optional Units: (Examples)

  • Indian Head Massage
  • Massage with aromatherapy oils
  • Stone therapy treatments

Entry Requirements

There are no formal qualifications required, though students must demonstrate an interest in the hairdressing industry. Students will continue to study English and maths if they have not achieved GCSE grade C or above.

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