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Beauty Therapist

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Level 2 Beauty Therapy Certificate

Becoming a beauty therapist is an extremely rewarding career; not just personally but financially, with some beauty therapists earning up to £20,000 per year or even going on to establish their own business. This course covers a whole range of treatments, as we know no two days for a beauty therapist are ever the same. If you enjoy pampering people and helping them to feel good about themselves, then this beauty therapist course is the ideal home-study programme for you!



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100% online learning and assessment

Self-paced study

Enrol today for
just £9.99

Study around other commitments

24/7 access to online learning

The role of a beauty therapist is ideal for anyone who is a good listener, creative and who likes working with people. Within this course you will learn about the roles that make a beauty salon successful, starting with the reception staff through to manicures and pedicures and waxing. You will also study health and safety and hone your customer service skills, ensuring you are trained in all it takes to be a successful beauty therapist.

Unit 1: Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety   

Be able to identify the hazards and evaluate the risks in the workplace

Be able to reduce the risks to health and safety in the workplace

Know how to reduce risks to health and safety in the workplace

 

Unit 2: Fulfil salon reception duties

Be able to maintain the reception area

Be able to attend to clients and enquiries

Be able to make appointments for salon services

Be able to handle payments from clients

Understand salon and legal requirements

Understand communication methods

Understand salon services, products and pricing

Understand how to calculate and take payments

Understand how to make appointments

 

Unit 3: Develop and maintain effectiveness at work

Be able to improve their personal performance at work

Be able to work effectively as part of a team

Understand salon roles, procedures and targets

Understand how to improve their performance

Understand how to work with others

 

Unit 4: Promote additional services or products to customers

Identify additional services or products that are available

Inform customers about additional services or products

Gain customer commitment to using additional services or products

Understand how to promote additional services or products to customers

 

Unit 5: Anatomy and Physiology

Be able to discuss the anatomy and physiology of the human body

Understand the effects that beauty treatments have on the face and body

 

Unit 6: Provide facial skin care treatment

Be able to use safe and effective methods of working when improving and maintaining facial skin condition

Be able to consult, plan and prepare for facials with clients

Be able to improve and maintain skin condition

Understand organisational and legal requirements

Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing facial treatments

Understand how to perform client consultation and treatment planning

Understand anatomy and physiology that relates to facial skin care treatments

Understand contra-indications that affect or restrict facial skin care treatments

Understand facial skin care techniques, products and treatment planning

Understand the aftercare advice to provide clients for facial care treatments

 

Unit 7: Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes

Be able to use safe and effective methods of working providing eyebrow and eyelash treatments

Be able to consult, plan and prepare for the treatment with clients

Be able to shape eyebrows

Be able to tint eyebrows and lashes

Be able to apply artificial eyelashes

Understand organisational and legal requirements

Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing eyebrow and eyelash treatments

Understand how to perform client consultation, treatment planning and preparation

Understand how to shape the eyebrows

Understand how to tint the eyebrows and lashes

Understand how to apply artificial lashes

Understand the contra-indications and contra-actions that affect or restrict eyebrow and eyelash treatments

Know the equipment, materials and products to use when carrying out eyebrow and eyelash treatments

 

Unit 8: Provide make-up and instruct clients in the use of skin care products and make-up

Be able to use safe and effective working methods when providing make-up services

Be able to consult, plan and prepare for make-up

Be able to apply make-up products

Know the organisational and legal requirements related to make-up application

Know how to work safely and effectively when providing make-up services

Know how to use client consultation, treatment planning and preparation for make-up services

Know anatomy and physiology related to make-up

Know the contra-indications and contra-actions of make-up

Know how to apply make-up

Know how to provide aftercare advice for clients following make-up services

 

Unit 9: Provide manicure and pedicure services

Be able to use safe and effective methods of working when providing manicure services

Be able to consult, plan and prepare for the service with clients

Be able to carry out manicure services

Understand organisational and legal requirements

Be able to carry out pedicure services

Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing pedicure services

 

Unit 10: Carry out waxing services

Be able to use safe and effective methods of working when waxing

Be able to consult, plan and prepare for waxing treatments with clients

Be able to remove unwanted hair

Understand organisational and legal requirements

Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing waxing treatments

Understand how to consult, plan and prepare for the treatment

Know anatomy and physiology that relates to waxing treatment

Understand contra-indications that affect or restrict waxing treatments

Understand equipment, materials, products, techniques and treatment planning for waxing

Be able to provide aftercare advice for clients

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

All assessment is completed online.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 2 Beauty Therapy Level 2 - Principles Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

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