Course overview

Level 3 Beauty Therapy Techniques City of Bristol College

This course is for students who have already achieved a Level 2 qualification in beauty therapy and now wish to further their skills and learn advanced techniques in electrical equipment suitable for the face and the body, for example: micro-dermabrasion, microcurrent, vacuum suction. 

As part of this course, you are also required to complete an Industry placement to support your skills and personal development.  

Dates and applications

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Level 3 Beauty Therapy Techniques College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGF1779B01-1
Dates
09/09/2024 - 18/06/2025
Duration
1 years
Days
Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
Hours per week
12.50
Start Time
09:00
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £3345. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LGF1779B01-1 09/09/2024 - 18/06/2025 1 years Date/Day(s) Being Finalised 12.50 09:00 College Green Centre
This course costs £3345. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for students aged 17-18 who have achieved a Level 2 beauty qualification and want to turn their personal interest and enthusiasm for beauty into a professional career as a beauty therapist. 

You should enjoy working with people, in a team environment and individually, and understand the importance of working professionally to achieve excellent standards of work and customer service. 

What you'll learn

During this course, you will have the opportunity to learn how to use advanced electrical equipment suitable for the face and the body, for example: micro-dermabrasion, microcurrent, and vacuum suction. 

You will also gain in-depth knowledge of the human anatomy in order to carry out some key industry skills used in spas and salons. This includes Swedish massage, hot stone massage and tanning. You will also learn about promoting products and services, and you will develop excellent customer care skills so that you can consult and advise clients effectively. 

If you are aged 16-18, and you have not yet gained a grade 4 in GCSE Maths, you will also study these subjects as GCSE resits 

Course entry requirements

You will have achieved a Level 2 beauty therapy qualification, GCSE grade 3 (D) in Maths and GCSE Grade 4 in English.  

 Evidence of excellent attendance and punctuality. 

You will need to have excellent personal hygiene and confidence in working on clients and in a fast-paced salon environment.

A uniform is compulsory. 

How is the course delivered and assessed?

You will learn in our excellent professional salons and treatment rooms with the expert guidance and support of our highly experienced staff. You will have opportunities to work with real clients and paying customers to complete assessments required to achieve the qualification.  

You will benefit from our excellent links with local employers, and you will have opportunities to put what you learn into practice through work experience. We have a number of guest speakers to inspire and encourage our students from local successful businesses. 

You will be assessed continually throughout the course through practical and theory assessments, assignments and online tests. There is no final exam.

If you study English and Maths, these subjects will be assessed by GCSE exams. 

Future career and study opportunities

When you complete the course, you can seek employment in various settings, for example, in salons, spas and on-board a cruise ship.

Alternatively, you can progress on to Higher Education and university.

You could also join one of our short specialist courses to build your portfolio of professional skills, for example, Gel Polish or Indian Head Massage. 

Additional costs

You will need to buy your uniform, which costs approximately £73 and enrichment trips approximately £70.

If you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary. 

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