Qualification (2 Year)
Certificate of Competency in Beauty Specialist (1st Year)
Skincare and eye treatments
In this unit you will learn about maintaining and improving facial skin condition using exfoliation, skin warming, comedone extraction, facial massage, mask treatments and facial moisturizing products. You will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene procedures throughout your work.
This unit is about providing make-up for a variety of occasions, including day, evening and special occasions. You will be able to work with a variety of skin types and apply a wide range of make-up products to different skin tones and age groups. You will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work.
Manicure & Pedicure
This unit is about providing manicure and pedicure services to clients. It covers consulting with the client, recognizing any contra-indications, preparing for the service and producing a service plan. It also covers filing and buffing the nails, using skin and cuticle treatments, massaging the hand, lower arm, feet and lower leg and providing a suitable nail finish.
This unit is about removing hair using waxing techniques. The areas to be treated include the eyebrows, face, legs, underarm and the bikini line. You will need to be able to consult with the client, prepare and plan for the treatment. You will also need to provide aftercare advice to the client, particularly around the avoidance of certain activities and the use of home care products.
Professional Conduct and Business Awareness
Diploma of Competency in Body (2nd Year)
You will develop a range of technical skills enabling you to provide relaxing massage treatments using classical Swedish massage movements. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.
Figure Diagnosis & Body Electrical Treatments
This unit is about providing body electrical treatments to clients for the purpose of skin or figure improvement and reduction of tension. Learners will develop the knowledge and skills to prepare and maintain equipment and provide a professional body electrical treatment. Learners will also develop their understanding of body electrical treatments and their effect on the body.
Anatomy & Physiology
This unit provides the foundation knowledge of anatomy and physiology in relation to exercise and health. Learners will develop their knowledge of the structure and function of the skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, nervous, endocrine and energy systems, and the changes to these systems throughout the lifespan. Learners will also develop their knowledge of the effects of activity and exercise on these systems.
Massage using Pre-Blended Aromatherapy Oils
The main aim of the Level 3 Award in Massage using Pre-Blended Aromatherapy Oils is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils to the general public and to gain employment in the beauty therapy industry.
Reflexology is a type of massage that involves applying different amounts of pressure to the feet, hands, and ears. It's based on a theory that these body parts are connected to certain organs and body systems. People who practice this technique are called reflexologists.
Hot Stone Therapy Massage
The stone massage is a form of alternative medicine massage therapy and bodywork involving the placement of a number of either heated or cooled stones to the body for the purpose of pain relief, relaxation and therapy.
Facial Electrical Treatments
This unit is about improving face and skin condition using direct high frequency, galvanic, EMS, micro-current, lymphatic drainage and micro-dermabrasion equipment. It covers the skills involved in providing a thorough consultation with the client to formulate a specific course of treatment tailored to individual client needs. The ability to provide relevant aftercare advice is also required.