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Beauty Therapy Technical Certificate Level 2

Full-Time Study Programmes

  • Overview of the course

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    This course is designed for learners who desire a career in Beauty Therapy and want the option of working in salons, spas, health farms, cruise liners, freelance and many more.
  • What you'll learn

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    The units you will cover include: Unit 201 Anatomy and physiology, 202 Principles of practice for beauty therapists, 203 Hair removal treatments, 204 Facial and skin analysis treatments, 205 Manicure services, 206 Pedicure services, 207 Light cured gel polish, 208 Lash and brow treatments, 209 Apply make-up, 211 Tanning treatments.
  • Entry requirements

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    Learners must demonstrate a commitment to learn and have the appropriate life skills.

    You will need
    • 16-18 year old at least 3 GCSE Grades of C and above including English language, Science, Mathematics or Level 2 Beauty retail technical certificate with related key skills/functional skills and a commitment to become a therapist.
    • References where necessary and appropriate.
    • You will need an excellent work ethic and commitment to high attendance of 95% and excellent punctuality standards.
    • You will need to be professional and discreet in all circumstances.
    • Good dexterity skills are paramount and this will be assessed with a skills test. You will need to enjoy working with other people and co-operate as part of a team.
    • You need to be committed and keen to practice as you learn new skills and be willing to work within a team and on clients within a real working environment. Entry is through a personal interview and via suitable references where necessary and appropriate.
  • How will I be assessed?

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    Externally moderated exam and a practical synoptic assessment.
  • Supporting your learning and wellbeing

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    We want you to enjoy every minute of College, both in the classroom and out of it, so we have a range of dedicated support and wellbeing services.
    These include
    • FREE travel

    • FREE breakfast

    • dedicated Learning Development Mentors

    • impartial advice and guidance

    • dedicated one-to-one support for learners with additional needs

    • support with the cost of College

    plus much more.
  • Future opportunities

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    Learners can progress onto either
    • Level 3 Beauty, Level 3 Hair and Media, Level 3 Complementary Therapies, Sports or L3 Nail Technology.
  • Gifted and Talented Programme

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    If you're a potentially high-achieving learner, capable of exceeding your targets, we will stretch and challenge you by providing the opportunity for you to study additional qualifications, with support in place to
    complement your study programme experience.

    The College recognises the need to reward your hard work, dedication and achievement as well as good attendance and punctuality.

    The Anderton Outdoor Activity Centre is now part of the University Of Bolton Group and students can undertake a range of activities including kayaking, canoeing, archery and much more; if you work hard, there's a good chance you could enjoy these activities too.
  • How to apply?

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    Submit an application online by visiting our application form or by clicking on the Apply Now button.
  • Open Events

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    Discover what Bolton College has to offer by attending one of our Open Events:
    • Thursday 17th October 2019, 5.30pm-8pm

    • Wednesday 20th November 2019, 5.30pm-8pm

    • Tuesday 4th February 2020, 5.30pm-8pm

    Click here to learn more or to register your attendance for one of our Open Events.
  • Disclaimer

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    Every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within these course information sheets was accurate at the time of publishing.
    Bolton College is constantly evaluating its services to meet the needs of learners; therefore programmes/courses/Apprenticeships, resources and facilities may be subject to change without prior notice.
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  • Time:

    09:00 - 17:00
    11.00 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    36 weeks

  • Venue:

    Deane Road Campus

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