This course will give you the qualifications and experience necessary to enter the field of massage therapy and go on to work in beauty salons, spas, as a sales representative, on cruise ships, in health centres, or even start your own business.
You will learn in a variety of situations including, theory classes, practical workshops and public salons, which are well equipped to prepare you for industry.
This range of experience is designed to help you gain confidence, independence and professional awareness.
During the course you will study a number of units including:
- Body Massage
- Indian Head Massage
- Stone Massage
- Pre Blended Aromatherapy
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Explore the origins of massage and principles of complementary and alternative medicine.
- Maintaining personal health and wellbeing.
- Client care and communication in beauty related industries
- Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Assessment will be via:
- A Portfolio of Evidence
- Practical Demonstrations and Assignments
- A Written Examination
This is an assessment-based programme and although you will have the time on the course for tutor supported learning, you must be prepared to allocate some of your own time for revision and to complete assignments.
Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2 or equivalent, plus you must show interest and motivation with a keenness to learn.
All students interested in this course should contact the course tutor prior to enrolment.
Lyndsay Arundale: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alysia Parkin: email@example.com
After Your Course
This course will enable you to progress onto a career as a beauty-therapist.
You will gain the qualifications and experience necessary to enter the field of Beauty Therapy either locally or further afield.
You could work within the industry in a number of areas, such as:
- Beauty salons
- Health farms
- Sales representatives
- Cruise ships
- Health centres
- Self employed - setting up your own business
Progression opportunities to Higher Education include the Level 4 Salon Management or Management roles.
The fee displayed is the course fee. Course fees are per year for full-time courses and per course for part-time courses.
There may be other costs associated with this course, e.g. kit, equipment, books, trips etc. Financial support may be available to support you with these. See the Student Money pages for more information.
The current full-time & degree-level fee information is related to the 2023/24 academic year.
Level 3-6 Courses
Advanced Learning Loans are available for students aged 19 or over and studying eligible level 3, 4, 5 & 6 courses. If you are on an Access course, the loan will be written off if you complete a degree.
You may qualify for financial support to cover the cost of a Level 3 qualification if you do not already have a Level 3 qualification (this will depend on the course & your age on 31/08/23).
Please speak to Student Services for more information on course fees.
The fees displayed are for the one-year AS-Level course. If you would like to progress onto the full A-Level, please get in touch with us for the cost of the second year, as it will be different.
16-18 year olds
There are no course fees if you were aged 16-18 on 31/08/23 and are not studying at another institution.