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Course Level 3 Description Beauty Therapy is a skilled profession that can provide a satisfying and rewarding career. NVQ Level 3 is aimed at Beauty Therapists and covers a high level of skills and knowledge and is the progression from NVQ level 2 or equivalent. Trainees will be expected to work as part of a team in a salon environment and activities will include body massage, corrective facial and body therapies incorporating electrical and mechanical treatments on the face and body. Epilation is permanent hair removal .There are several opportunities for qualified therapists to work overseas. Most of the large cruise liners take on therapists to work in their beauty salons, usually on short-term contracts. Some airlines, such as Virgin Atlantic, also employ therapists to work on their long haul flights. The demand for qualified Beauty Therapists has lead to the creation of several posts in training and lecturing. Many therapists progress to running their own business after gaining experience. Course Length 12- 18 months Course costs Level 3 Beauty Therapy Kit - Approximately 100 Books - (approx) 40.00 The uniform requirement: black short sleeved tunic top and black trousers with black, flat, closed toe shoes. No jewellery (including facial jewellery) allowed with the exception of one pair of small stud earrings. Order forms will be given on request at induction. What will I study? Mandatory units: G1 - Contribute to the maintenance of health, safety and security in the salon. G6 - Promote additional products & services. G11 - Contribute to the financial effectiveness of running a business. BT16 - Epilation using short wave diathermy, Blend & Galvanic methods. BT17 - Provide head & body massage. BT18 - Improve body condition using electrotherapy. BT19 - Improve face and skin condition using electrotherapy. BT36 - Improve the appearance of the skin using micro derma abrasion A level 3 diploma in Anatomy and Physiology How will I learn? This course will be taught using a mixture of approaches. These will include practical work in a realistic commercial salon environment. Directed learning, independent study and tutorials are included. Student centred learning will be applicable to this course and candidates will be required to use independent learning materials for at least 10 hours a week home study. How will I be assessed? All units are assessed throughout the course. Practical work is assessed through performance and oral questions. Theoretical knowledge covered by written questions and online tests. A portfolio including records of work, treatment plans, case studies and projects is also required. Where could it lead? NVQ 4 management courses, Teacher Training, employment in health spas, cruise liners, salons and self employment.

Course Level 3 Description Beauty Therapy is a skilled profession that can provide a satisfying and rewarding career. NVQ Level 3 is aimed at Beauty Therapists and covers a high level of skills and knowledge and is the progression from NVQ level 2 or equivalent. Trainees will be expected to work as part of a team in a salon environment and activities will include body massage, corrective facial...

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