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Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 Year Level 1 Full-Time Ashington Main Campus Full-time Vocational Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

Unlock the door to the glamorous and rewarding world of beauty therapy with our Level 1 Beauty Course! Ideal for passionate individuals fresh from GCSEs, this program lays the perfect foundation for an exciting career in beauty therapy.

As you embark on this journey, you will delve into a variety of fundamental beauty techniques and treatments, including skincare, nail care Our expert instructors, who are seasoned professionals in the beauty industry, will guide you through hands-on training that emphasizes not only skill development but also customer service and salon etiquette.

The course is structured to foster a deep understanding of the beauty sector, preparing you for further studies or immediate entry-level positions. Through practical demonstrations, engaging workshops, and real salon experiences, you'll gain the confidence and expertise needed to excel in this fast-paced industry.

In addition to technical skills, our curriculum focuses on personal development, helping you to enhance your communication skills, professionalism, and understanding of client care essentials. This holistic approach ensures that you are not only equipped with technical prowess but also poised to thrive in customer interactions and workplace environments.

Join us and transform your passion for beauty into a flourishing career, starting with the skills that will set you apart in the beauty therapy field. Your future in beauty starts here—apply today and start shaping your tomorrow!

No formal entry requirements.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire You will be required to purchase the following: File and stationary Professional Tunic

Our course combines dynamic teaching methods with practical assessment to ensure a thorough learning experience. Expert instructors deliver engaging lessons through demonstrations, practical workshops, and real-world salon scenarios. Assessment is continuous, focusing on practical skills and client interaction to gauge your progress and proficiency. This hands-on approach not only builds your confidence but also prepares you effectively for the beauty industry's demands. You'll leave this course not just with skills, but with the ability to apply them professionally, setting a solid foundation for your career in beauty therapy.

A solid foundation in GCSE Maths and English is crucial for success in our program. These core subjects enhance your ability to excel in various aspects of beauty therapy. Maths skills are essential for tasks such as measuring ingredients accurately, managing appointment schedules, and handling transactions, ensuring precision in every aspect of service delivery. English proficiency boosts your communication abilities, enabling you to understand client needs, maintain clear and effective interactions, and provide excellent customer service. Together, these skills ensure you are well-equipped to thrive in the beauty industry, building a strong rapport with clients and colleagues alike. Start shaping your future with us, where academic skills meet professional expertise!

There is no placement at level 1 but our other program offers exciting placement opportunities at level 2 and 3 that provide real-world experience in the beauty industry. Students have the chance to work alongside seasoned professionals in local salons, spas, and wellness centers. These placements are carefully selected to ensure a supportive and enriching environment where you can apply your skills, learn industry best practices, and gain invaluable insights into customer service and business operations.

Our program is deeply connected to the beauty industry through an extensive network of partnerships with leading salons, spas, and beauty brands. These relationships enable us to offer you direct insights into the latest trends, techniques, and innovations directly from industry leaders. You'll benefit from guest lectures, exclusive workshops, and product demonstrations provided by experts and top brands in the field.

These industry links not only enrich your learning experience but also enhance your career prospects. By interacting with these professionals and organizations, you gain exposure to the real-world environment of beauty therapy, ensuring you are industry-ready upon graduation. Step into a world of opportunities with our strong industry connections and turn your love for beauty into a successful career.

Our program is designed to fit seamlessly into your life, requiring a commitment that balances comprehensive learning with your personal schedule. Spanning several months, classes are conveniently held during the day, making it possible to complete the course within an academic year. This structured yet flexible schedule includes weekly hands-on sessions and theory classes. This allows ample time for practice, study, and even part-time work. By joining us, you'll be able to manage your education effectively while gaining the skills and experience needed to advance in the beauty industry.

The Level 1 Beauty course is your first step into the exciting world of beauty therapy. Designed for enthusiasts aiming to transform their passion into a career, this course offers a comprehensive introduction to essential beauty techniques and client care. You'll learn about skincare, hand care and nail art, through hands-on experience and expert guidance. Prepare to elevate your talents and gain the confidence to excel in further beauty studies or entry-level roles. Embark on this journey to master the basics and begin crafting your future in the beauty industry.

What’s next?

Upon completing this program, students are superbly positioned for both further education and entry-level employment in the beauty industry. Graduates often progress to Level 2 and then on to 3 qualifications, sharpening skills in areas such as advanced makeup techniques, holistic therapies, and specialized skincare. For those ready to enter the workforce, opportunities abound in salons, spas, and retail environments, where they can apply their foundational knowledge in real-world settings. This course sets the stage for a vibrant career, offering the tools needed to succeed and grow in the ever-evolving world of beauty therapy.

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