Key Details

  • Available at:
    Rhos-on-Sea
  • Course type:
    Full-Time (Further Education)
  • Study Mode:
    Full-time
  • Level:
    3
  • Programme Area:
    Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
  • Course Length:

    1 year

  • Bilingual:

    n/a

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 looking for a career within the spa or holistic industry? It is a career choice that challenges, inspires and offers a wide range of employment opportunities.

On the practical side, you will learn body massage, stone therapy, massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils, Indian head massage, self-tanning and ‘hopi ear’ treatments. Facial electrotherapy is also an option.

On the theory side, you will learn about anatomy and physiology in depth, to underpin your practical skills development.

Entry Criteria

In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:

  • A relevant Level 2 qualification at Pass
  • Relevant industry experience

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 course is delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Demonstrations
  • Group work
  • Theory workshops
  • Practical sessions within a realistic working environment
  • Work experience

Your programme will include a combination of:

  • Essential Skills qualifications and/or
  • GCSE resits and/or
  • The Welsh Baccalaureate
Welsh Baccalaureate

Welsh Baccalaureate is a valuable qualification which is often studied alongside your Level 3 full-time course.

The qualification is graded A*-E, carrying the equivalent UCAS points at Level 3, and equips you with transferable personal and business skills. It is highly regarded by universities and employers alike.

As part of the qualification, you will learn about Global Citizenship, Enterprise and Employability and take part in community engagement and work experience.

Essential Skills

This may include a combination of Application of Number, Communication, Digital Literacy and Essential Employability Skills

GCSE resits

This may include GCSE Numeracy/Maths and/or Welsh/English Language.

Assessment

The course is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Practical and written assessments
  • Demonstrations
  • Portfolios of work
  • Performance and observation
  • Multiple choice online examinations

Progression

Completion of the programme can lead to a range of options in employment and education.

Would you like to apply for this course?

Rhos-on-Sea