VTCT NVQ Level 3 in Beauty Therapy (General Route)

Course Overview

This Level 3 Beauty Therapy course is a one-year full-time course that offers learners the opportunity to progress in a range of beauty therapy related areas, becoming a beautician or beauty therapist. The contents have been developed in line with industry requirements, especially in electrical treatments to improve the look of skin and body. Course content includes facial and body electrical treatments, Swedish massage, Stone therapy, pre blended aromatherapy and spray tanning. Assessment methods include observation of practical work, written assignments, oral questioning and written end of unit tests. Learners will have homework to complete, which includes compiling a portfolio of evidence, completing workbooks and practising skills. This is located in the Hairdressing and Applied Therapies (HAT) department.

  • Entry Requirements

    Interview prior to enrolment. Learners must have achieved the NVQ Level 2 in Beauty Therapy or an equivalent qualification.

  • Career Prospects

    This qualification will enable learners specialise in specific treatments or progress to Level 4 courses. Career opportunities such as employment in Spas and Cruise Liners are encouraged.

  • Assessment

    Assessment methods include observation of practical work, written assignments, oral questioning and written end of unit tests. Learners will have homework to complete, which includes compiling a portfolio of evidence, completing workbooks and practising skills.

  • Additional Costs

    Learners will be required to purchase a kit and uniform. Kit: TBC Consumables: £35 The above amounts are based on current prices and may be subject to change.

Study Mode

Full-Time

Location

Afan College - 01639 648200

Course Length

1 year