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Full Time NVQ Level 2 in Beauty Therapy (Course Code: 1341)

Croydon College

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MODE OF STUDY FT FE LEVEL 2 DURATION 1 year START DATE(S) September 2010 DAY(S)TIME(S) OFFERED Students can expect to be involved in learning activities across most days of the week between 9.00am and 9.00pm. NUMBER OF TEACHING HOURS 15 hours per week TOTAL FEE . TOTAL OVERSEAS FEE . ADDITIONAL COSTS There will be additional expenses for materials, books, kit and uniform of approximately 450. AWARDINGVALIDATION BODY City and Guilds ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants will have met the following entry requirements and attended a successful interview to include both verbal and practical elements and provide a satisfactory references including information on behaviour, punctuality and attendance. Proven successful completion of at least 5 days work experience in a Beauty Therapy or Hairdressing salon 3 GCSEs at grades A*-D (Maths, English and a Science is essential) or Certificate in Understanding Personal Therapies (Beauty Therapy) or Foundation Beauty Therapy qualification or Other recognised UKOverseas related FE Level 1 awards Good manual dexterity skills(i.e. an ability to work with their hands)or Satisfactory references from a salon manager and pastoral tutor (if relevant) indicating attendance, punctuality and behaviour. Achievement of the Initial Assessment of Numeracy at Entry Level 3 and Literacy at Level 1. PROGRAMME CONTENTSTRUCTURE This course involves both practical and theory classes. During the practical lessons students will be working in a realistic salon environment and will be expected to carry out beauty therapy treatments on each other and clients. As clients for all courses cannot be guaranteed, students may need to provide their own clients. Students may be required to carry out work experience activities during their studies. In addition to Adult Literacy the subjects covered will include: Health and Safety Promoting additional products or services Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work Facials Eye treatments Waxing Manicures Pedicures and an additional compulsory unit currently make-up but subject to change. PROGRESSIONCAREERS OPPORTUNITIES On successful completion of this course, students will have the opportunity to find employment within the Beauty Therapy industry or progress onto the NVQ Level 3 in Beauty (or Complementary) Therapy course at Croydon College or other institutions. Progression is not automatic. Applicants will need to have met the following criteria to be considered for progression. Achieve keyskills qualifications with proven 80% minimum over 2 terms and commitment to studies. Successful completion of full Level 2 Beauty Therapy and additional units within 36 week programme. Proven minimum attendance of 80% for 2 terms. Achievement of the required level of the Initial assessment at Entry Level 3 Numeracy and Level 2 Literacy. No record of disciplinary action. However, if so, students must have demonstrated a minimum of eight weeks continual improvement and any targets must have been met. Completed a successful progression interview. Demonstrated, proven, consistent levels of professionalism and appropriate levels of communication and interpersonal skills ASSESSMENT STRUCTURE Assignments, Practical assessments, Portfolio Building, Exams. EXCURSIONS WORK EXPERIENCE Health and Beauty Exhibition. Students are advised that they may benefit from continuous work placement whilst studying on the Level 2 programme. READING LISTS Given in Induction

MODE OF STUDY FT FE LEVEL 2 DURATION 1 year START DATE(S) September 2010 DAY(S)TIME(S) OFFERED Students can expect to be involved in learning activities across most days of the week between 9.00am and 9.00pm. NUMBER OF TEACHING HOURS 15 hours per week TOTAL FEE . TOTAL OVERSEAS FEE . ADDITIONAL COSTS There will be additional expenses for materials, books, kit and uniform of approximately 450....

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