Key Details

  • Available at
    Bangor
  • Level
    3
  • Study Mode
    Full-time
  • Programme Area
    Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
  • Course Length

    1 year

  • Course Type
    Full-Time (Further Education)
  • 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 preparing for a career in beauty therapy?

On the programme, you will learn about body therapy, including: pre-blended body massage, spa, spa treatments, stone therapy, Indian head massage, anatomy and physiology.

This programme is suited to those from the care sectors or from a Level 3 beauty background and also to mature students showing sensitivity and enthusiasm for the subject.

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
  • You will also require an attendance level of 86% in your previous year of study

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
  • Commercial salon training
  • Virtual Learning Environment

You will study a variety of subject-specific modules, in addition to some specialised modules and Literacy and Numeracy skills. You will also undertake work experience as part of the programme.

Assessment

The programme is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Observation
  • Online assessments
  • Written and Oral Tests

Progression

The programme gives you a qualification and a valuable set of skills, helping you to progress into employment and higher education.

You could proceed onto a degree-level programme at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, such as the Foundation Degree (FdA) Management and Business, or a specialised degree programme at another institution.

Alternatively, you could enter employment. Successful completion of the qualification enables you to practise on the Medical Register.

Would you like to apply for this course?