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Beauty and Spa

  • 1 Year | Full Time
  • Suffolk New College (Ipswich)
  • Level 3 | Vocational

Course overview

This study programme is an ideal progression course for qualified Level 2 Beauty Therapists who wish to develop a range of specialist practical skills and technical knowledge, which will equip them to seek employment or further training in the beauty and spa industry.

This programme builds upon your current skills and covers a wide range of practical skills and knowledge required for working in the beauty and spa industry. You will learn how to enhance your treatments using a selection of high-tech specialist equipment within our fantastic salon facilities in ‘The Zone’, and you will provide clients with treatment packages linked to our state-of-the-art spa.

Areas of study will include promoting and selling products and services, body massage, face and body electrotherapy treatments, dry spa treatments anatomy, and physiology, with further areas of study in stone therapy treatments.

Throughout your training programme, you will be required to carry out treatments on peers and paying clients, demonstrating your ability to meet the national requirements in several practical and theory-based units.

To gain this qualification, students will successfully achieve all elements of the course including one externally-set synoptic theory examination and one externally-set synoptic practical examination, optional unit assessment, and engaged and evidenced employer involvement.

Using work-related learning opportunities you can further develop your skills, leading to many exciting career opportunities with employment options in health spas, cruise liners, leisure facilities, or as self-employed therapists.

Course highlights

  • Client treatments
  • Use premium product brands
  • Body anatomy & physiology
  • Luxury spa trips
  • Career progression options
  • Local employer activities
  • Mandatory work experience
  • Local community events

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