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Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Working in our very own commercial salon, The Lounge, you will improve the appearance of the hands and feet with basic manicure and pedicure techniques, learn how to provide toning, cleansing and moisturising treatments and provide advice on makeup application and skin care.

You will also have the opportunity to cover artistic elements on your course such as themed face painting, nail art and photographic makeup.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

What will I study?

During this course, you will cover the following units:

  • Health and safety in the salon
  • Introduction to the hair and beauty sector
  • Basic manicure
  • Basic pedicure
  • Skin care
  • Working with others in the hair and beauty sector
  • Basic makeup application
  • Presenting a professional image in a salon
  • The art of photographic makeup
  • Create a hair and beauty image
  • Salon reception duties
  • Nail art application
  • Themed face painting

Enrichment and work related activities will also form part of this qualification.

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed throughout the course by a combination of practical assessments, written assignments, end of module exams and portfolio building.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

English and maths forms an important part of your future, and as part of the course you will work towards achieveing this if you have not done already.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2017), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please click here.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be ready to progress onto a more advanced level with the level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy, level 2 Diploma in Complementary Therapy or level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Makeup Studies.

Additional Information

As part of this programme you are required to wear a uniform. There is also a kit required to complete your assessments which can be purchased from a recommended supplier. You may be eligible for financial support to cover these costs.

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Why study Beauty, Nails, Makeup and Spa Therapies with us?

Enrichment Activities

Enhance your skills with enrichment activities such as ear piercing and casualty makeup.

Extensive Courses

We have a diverse range of courses with excellent progression opportunities.

Experienced Tutors

Tutors have industry experience and a passion for the subjects they teach. 

Industry Competitions

Stand out from the crowd with prestigious competitions such as WorldSkills and AHT.

Creative Environment

Develop your creativity and skills in our modern beauty salons and spa. 

Latest Brands

You will work with the latest salon brands such as Dermalogica, MAC and Star Nail.