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Beauty Therapy Certificate – Level 2

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  • Is this course for you?

    Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Therapy is a vocational qualification designed for adult learners seeking a career in the Beauty industry. This course gives you the opportunity to learn new skills as you embark on your journey into the prestigious world of Beauty Therapy.

    As a trainee therapist, you will learn in a training salon furnished with industry standard equipment and working reception. You will be introduced to the profession through practical demonstrations of key treatments, such as manicure, pedicure, facials and eye treatments. Once you are proficient in these treatments, the salon will welcome paying clients for you to build a clientele and hone your interpersonal skills. Level 2 Beauty Therapy will give you the skills to build your own business as a mobile therapist, or to work in a reputable high-street salon. You could also progress onto Level 3 where you will have the chance to work in luxury spas or resorts.

    When you begin your journey as a trainee beauty therapist, you will be expected to wear a uniform and purchase a kit which will become your tools to your success. You can receive information and prices of these from the Learner Services Team on request. The college endeavours to provide its students with the best experience during their qualification, thus additional trips will be a part of the college calendar. These will also require additional costs; however, the college is here to assist with bursaries which can be discussed further at interview. The college expects all learners to arrive to every class with all required equipment, uniform and a determination to work.

  • Required qualifications

    You will be an enthusiastic and dedicated learner who is passionate about the industry, and willing to learn and try new skills.

  • What skills will I develop?

    By completing this qualification, you will become a skilled beauty therapist, offering treatments including; manicure, pedicure, makeup, facials and eye treatments. Your essential knowledge will include client care, health and safety and anatomy and physiology. You will learn through a variety of assessments, including practical and written where you will receive feedback from both your peers and your tutors.

  • Careers

    Your next steps could be:

    • Self-employed Beauty Therapist
    • Beauty salon therapist
    • Hospital/care homes professional

    Completing Level 2 would open you up to a world of opportunity. If you would like further training and opportunities you could complete other courses, such as Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy or Level 2 Diploma in Nail Technology, where your career options could be:

    • Nail Technician
    • Lash Technician
    • Brow Specialist
    • Spray Tan Artist
    • Cruise Ship Therapist
    • Spa Therapist
    • Makeup Artist
    • Brand Manager

    The beauty sector is steadily growing within the West Midland’s currently employing around 4,000, this is expected to grow around 2.6% within the next 3 years.

  • English and maths

    English and maths are integral to gaining employment and are included on every study programme to support your development and progression in these important skills. If an individual student wishes to commit to GCSE lessons to improve their maths and English and you will be asked to attend extra classes where you will be assisted through the qualification completing GCSE exam(s) at the end of the academic year.

    Within our L2 qualification development of maths and English will be embedded into each of the sessions and will help to develop your confidence in dealing with a number of core skills, such as; costs of treatments, effective communication with clients, timings for treatments and the taking bookings.

  • Is this course for you?

    Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Therapy is a vocational qualification designed for adult learners seeking a career in the Beauty industry. This course gives you the opportunity to learn new skills as you embark on your journey into the prestigious world of Beauty Therapy.

    As a trainee therapist, you will learn in a training salon furnished with industry standard equipment and working reception. You will be introduced to the profession through practical demonstrations of key treatments, such as manicure, pedicure, facials and eye treatments. Once you are proficient in these treatments, the salon will welcome paying clients for you to build a clientele and hone your interpersonal skills. Level 2 Beauty Therapy will give you the skills to build your own business as a mobile therapist, or to work in a reputable high-street salon. You could also progress onto Level 3 where you will have the chance to work in luxury spas or resorts.

    When you begin your journey as a trainee beauty therapist, you will be expected to wear a uniform and purchase a kit which will become your tools to your success. You can receive information and prices of these from the Learner Services Team on request. The college endeavours to provide its students with the best experience during their qualification, thus additional trips will be a part of the college calendar. These will also require additional costs; however, the college is here to assist with bursaries which can be discussed further at interview. The college expects all learners to arrive to every class with all required equipment, uniform and a determination to work.

  • Required qualifications

    You will be an enthusiastic and dedicated learner who is passionate about the industry, and willing to learn and try new skills.

  • What skills will I develop?

    By completing this qualification, you will become a skilled beauty therapist, offering treatments including; manicure, pedicure, makeup, facials and eye treatments. Your essential knowledge will include client care, health and safety and anatomy and physiology. You will learn through a variety of assessments, including practical and written where you will receive feedback from both your peers and your tutors.

  • Careers

    Your next steps could be:

    • Self-employed Beauty Therapist
    • Beauty salon therapist
    • Hospital/care homes professional

    Completing Level 2 would open you up to a world of opportunity. If you would like further training and opportunities you could complete other courses, such as Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy or Level 2 Diploma in Nail Technology, where your career options could be:

    • Nail Technician
    • Lash Technician
    • Brow Specialist
    • Spray Tan Artist
    • Cruise Ship Therapist
    • Spa Therapist
    • Makeup Artist
    • Brand Manager

    The beauty sector is steadily growing within the West Midland’s currently employing around 4,000, this is expected to grow around 2.6% within the next 3 years.

  • English and maths

    English and maths are integral to gaining employment and are included on every study programme to support your development and progression in these important skills. If an individual student wishes to commit to GCSE lessons to improve their maths and English and you will be asked to attend extra classes where you will be assisted through the qualification completing GCSE exam(s) at the end of the academic year.

    Within our L2 qualification development of maths and English will be embedded into each of the sessions and will help to develop your confidence in dealing with a number of core skills, such as; costs of treatments, effective communication with clients, timings for treatments and the taking bookings.

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