Beauty Therapy Apprenticeship





Awarding Body




About the course

This exciting course will teach you a variety of treatments including manicure, pedicure and waxing. There will be the opportunity to enter a variety of competitions. You will learn customer service and reception skills, as well as the importance of health and safety in the workplace. Each week you will spend the equivalent of four days in the workplace and one day in College. The College works closely with your employer to provide support and to help you to succeed in your chosen career.

Entry Requirements

  • Salon employment as an apprentice, a minimum of 30 hours a week
  • 2 GCSEs grade D (3) or above
  • Excellent record of attendance and punctuality
  • Good communication skills
  • Commitment, enthusiasm and the motivation to succeed
  • To complete an online initial assessment
  • Interest in the beauty industry
What will I do on this course?

Mandatory modules

The course is a combination of theory and practical sessions. You will learn and practise your skills in our fully equipped salons at College and also in your workplace.

  • Manicure services
  • Pedicure services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial skin care treatments
  • Eyebrow and eyelash treatments
  • Develop effectiveness at work
  • Health and safety
  • Promoting products and services
  • Ear piercing
  • Make-up services
  • Skin camouflage
  • Spa operations
  • Reception duties
Who is it for?

This course is for enthusiastic people of any age that want to learn and develop their knowledge and skills as well as gain qualifications by combining employment, training and study.

How to apply

Apply online

How Is this course assessed?

You are assessed throughout your course in College and the workplace on a 50/50 basis by our highly trained staff while your skills develop. You will need to complete a small exam for the Functional Skills part of the course.

  • Assignment based
  • Tests
  • Practical
  • Observations
  • Coursework
What could I do next?

On successful completion of the course the natural progression would be completing the Level 3 NVQ in Beauty Therapy. This will give you a broader range and quality of skills along with a deeper understanding of the industry, opening a variety of employment opportunities. You could also go and work in a salon.

Additional cost
  • Materials
  • Uniform/clothing

You will need an interview for this course



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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