Important Entry Requirement & Application Update
Once you've applied, you will be invited to attend a virtual information event at the beginning of 2021. At this event, you will have the opportunity to find out more about your course, meet the staff and ask any questions that you may have.
If your course requires an interview you will receive an email with details about your video call. There will be no need for you to come on site. Don't worry if you don't receive an email about an interview, not every course needs one.
Is this course right for me?
Are you interested in becoming a beauty therapist? Would you like to achieve a range of professional skills in this area?
This programme gives you a practical introduction to beauty therapy, covering a range of mini treatments including manicure and pedicure, make-up and massage techniques.
You will learn how to set up for treatments within the salon environment, how to complete reception tasks within the salon, and will learn about health and safety procedures. You will find out what is required to be a professional therapist, and you will gain valuable training for employment and further study.
In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:
- 2 GCSEs at grade D or above
- You will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to study by achieving your GCSE target grades and completing year 11 with good attendance.
- Successful completion of a Traineeship, Pre-vocational, Pathways or School Link Programme
- Relevant industry experience
Applicants already studying at the college will need an attendance of 86% on their current course.
As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.
The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:
- Practical Delivery
- Theory Sessions
- Commercial Salon Training
You will also undertake work experience as part of the programme.
You will study a variety of subject-specific modules, such as Employability skills, in addition to Literacy and Numeracy skills.
The programme is assessed through a blend of the following:
- Online assessments
The programme gives you a qualification and a valuable set of skills, helping you to progress into employment and education.
You could proceed onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:
- Beauty Therapy Level 2
- Hairdressing Level 1