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Beauty Therapy - NVQ Course Length: 2 Years Site: Broadwater Campus Attendance: Full time Course Code: FF2BT1 The Course This course is a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ), a nationally recognised qualification which has a common structure and design. NVQs follow a similar format for all occupational and vocational sectors. The award of an NVQ demonstrates that a person has the competence, skill and knowledge to perform job roles effectively in their occupational area. Course Content An NVQ at Level 2 includes the following units: G1 Ensure your own actions reduce the risk to health and safety G4 Fulfil salon reception duties G6 Promote additional products or services to clients G8 Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work BT4 Improve and maintain facial skin condition BT5 Provide eyelash and eyebrow treatments BT6 Remove hair using waxing techniques BT7 Provide manicure treatment BT8 Provide pedicure treatment BT9 Provide make-up treatment Most units have an anatomy and physiology knowledge requirement and, therefore, this is included in your timetable. To cover core units of your course, it is essential to understand and be aware of legislation surrounding the beauty therapy industry and, therefore, professional practice is also included in your course structure. Part of your duties will include running a client clinic in the role of salon manager and working on reception. As part of this course we encourage work experience, preferably in a beauty salon. AssessmentExams VTCT requires that the performance is fully competent and, therefore, candidates will be continually assessed in a realistic working environment carrying out the above treatments. Some units require assignments, written exams and oral questioning to cover performance criteria and essential knowledge and understanding of the above units. Each candidate will have their own portfolio for which they will be responsible. ProgressionCareer Path This vocational course will prepare students for work in the beauty therapy industry, in areas such as: In-store cosmetic departments Sales Leisure centres Airlines Beauty therapy salons Mobile therapist Home therapist Candidates are encouraged to apply for NVQ Level 3 after completing this course to increase employability in this industry. Entry Requirements Qualifications Required Four GCSEs at grade D-G or Level 1 qualification with tutor recommendation or Foundation Diploma in a relevant subject. Experience Required No experience is required. Interview Yes Applications Complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to: Admissions Office Northbrook College Freepost 975 Littlehampton Road Worthing West Sussex BN12 6NU Further Details If you would like further information about this course or any other courses offered by Northbrook College.

Beauty Therapy - NVQ Course Length: 2 Years Site: Broadwater Campus Attendance: Full time Course Code: FF2BT1 The Course This course is a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ), a nationally recognised qualification which has a common structure and design. NVQs follow a similar format for all occupational and vocational sectors. The award of an NVQ demonstrates that a person has the competence,...

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