Key Details

  • Available at
    Dolgellau, Rhos-on-Sea
  • Level
    1
  • Study Mode
    Full-time
  • Programme Area
    Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
  • Course Length

    1 year

  • Course Type
    Full-Time (FE)
  • Bilingual

    This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

    • Dolgellau

Please note: We recommend that you have access to a laptop/chromebook to enable coursework to be completed digitally at home. There is a dedicated IT Digital Inclusion fund to support those learners who do not have a digital device and are unable to purchase one.

Course Description

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.

Entry Criteria

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.

Delivery

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Practical Delivery
  • Theory Sessions
  • Workshops
  • Commercial Salon Training
  • MOODLE

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.

Assessment

The programme is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Observation
  • Online assessments

Progression

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

Would you like to apply for this course?

Rhos-on-Sea
Dolgellau