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Beauty Therapies Advanced Technical Diploma Level 3

Full-Time Study Programmes

  • Overview of the course

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    Our full-time study programmes are designed to
    maximise your career prospects and widen your options
    for further or higher study.
    Learning skills and techniques from our expert teaching
    staff, you’ll soon progress to treating members of the
    public within our professional beauty treatment rooms.
    This course, which builds on skills gained at Level 2,
    has been designed to help you gain employment in the
    glamorous and dynamic beauty industry by teaching
    you essential practical skills, how to set up your own
    business and how to prepare for the world of work.
    This is an internationally recognised qualification which
    will enable you to apply for employment worldwide.
    Work experience is also an integral part of our study
    programmes, enabling you to gain essential exposure to
    the world of work.
    What You’ll
  • What you'll learn

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    A range of different topics, including:
    • Working with Colleagues within Beauty
    • Client Care & Communication
    • Promotion & Selling
    • Body Massage
    • Facial & Body Electrotherapy
    • Electrical Epilation
    • Microdermabrasion Techniques
    • 45-50 day work placement
    If required for your chosen HE course, you may wish to
    study English & maths to Level 3.
    Elements of
  • Entry requirements

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    You will need Beauty Therapy Level 2.
  • How will I be assessed?

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    You’ll be asked to complete a number of guided
    assignments as self-study; these will be graded ‘Pass’,
    ‘Merit’ or ‘Distinction’. Gola online exams must also be
    successfully completed for each unit in order to gain the
  • 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; and support with the cost of College,
    plus much more.
  • Future opportunities

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    Alongside your studies, you’ll have a unique opportunity
    to be part of the University of Bolton’s EXCEED
    This will give you a range of additional skills and
    experiences, and includes masterclasses; university
    visits; access to industry experts; and mentoring and
    support with your university application, perfect for that
    next step into Higher Education.
  • Enrichment

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    We want to give you a positive experience at College
    and a rounded view of the industry you could one day be
    working in. So, during your time at College, you will have
    the opportunity to enjoy a range of activities, including:
    • Receive training from industry professionals, such as
    Ellisons, Studex, St. Tropez, Dermalogica and Eve Taylor
    • The annual Beauty Showcase, where you can display
    your creative and technical skills
    • Opportunity to raise money for charity through
    offering treatments to the public
  • Pre-Professionals Programme

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    As part of our Pre-Professionals Programme, you’ll have your
    own personal Learning Development Mentor and Careers
    Coach. They’ll help you to manage your studies, oversee your
    progress and aid in your personal development.
    You’ll also benefit from quality work experience and industry
    placements, ensuring that you’re ready for the world of work.
    You could also benefit from getting involved in volunteering
    opportunities, both locally and abroad, and youth social
    action projects, perfect for enhancing your CV.
  • 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.
  • Why choose us?

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    We’re part of the University of Bolton Group, which
    means you’ll benefit from all that the University has
    to offer, including world-class facilities and access to
    industry experts.
    Throughout your time at College, we’ll reward your
    achievements, with trips to The Anderton Outdoor
    Activity Centre, the University’s outdoor pursuits centre,
    and so much more. You’ll also have the opportunity to
    apply for the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh Award.
    In our last Ofsted inspection, we were graded ‘Good’.
    Our £75 million campus offers:
    • A newly refurbished fitness suite and sports hall
    • Apple Mac suites
    • Libraries
    • A theatre and dance studios
    • A café selling Costa coffee
    • The Academy Hair & Beauty Salon
    • Signature restaurant
    Plus FREE equipment worth up to £370
    We also have a wide range of events through throughout the
    year, including showcases, enterprise activities and
    cultural celebrations.
  • How to apply?

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    Submit an application online by visiting
  • 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
    • Futures4Me Event - Monday 7th October 2019,
  • 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
    13.00 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    36 weeks

  • Venue:

    Deane Road Campus

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