|Course Level||Level 3|
|Awarding Body||ABC AWARDS|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||200 Recommended Study Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
The beauty therapy industry is one of very few that remain consistently strong throughout times of economic instability. Regardless of domestic and international pressures, the simple fact of the matter is that people will always want to look and feel their best. Now more than ever, the public is increasingly turning to professional beauty therapy services to provide them with outstanding-quality treatments and touch-ups on a routine basis. No longer a rare or exclusive service, beauty therapy has become the everyday norm for millions – and the numbers are growing every year.
This beauty course online, has been designed for those with an existing interest in the industry, though perhaps no specific training or relevant qualifications. To break into the beauty therapy industry is to enjoy the prospect of a dynamic, rewarding and genuinely enjoyable career for life. Whether it’s joining an established brand or setting up your own professional salon, opportunities for those with the required skills and talents are simply endless.
Over the course of five intensive modules, of this online beauty course, candidates are guided through an overview of the contemporary beauty therapy industry before exploring crucial theoretical and practical skills. The professional working environment is investigated in-depth, along with a series of anatomical and physiological fundamentals, an introduction to essential salon tools and equipment, skin analysis, the application of appropriate treatments and a range of essential health, safety and hygiene standards.
This beauty therapy course online, is delivered over five in-depth modules:
Module1 - Working in a Salon
The introductory course module focuses on the basics of working in a professional salon as a contemporary beauty therapist. Along with a broad introduction to the most important equipment and tools in the beautician’s arsenal, candidates explore a series of health and safety guidelines along with an overview of personal appearance and hygiene expectations.
Module 2 - Related Anatomy and Physiology
The importance of understanding basic anatomy and physiology in the field of beauty therapy is introduced and explored in-depth in Module 2. Along with a broad overview of key anatomical regions/features, candidates build a deeper understanding of the roles the blood, muscles, hair and skin play in overall health and beauty.
Module 3 - Skin Analysis and Facial Treatment
An introduction to facial treatments and essential skin analysis follows in Module 3, which focuses specifically on crucial techniques for identifying skin types and common skin problems. Course content guides candidates through skin type recognition techniques, along with an exploration of mask therapy, massage therapy and a series of additional facial products.
Module 4 - Application of Makeup
Course Module 4 brings professional makeup-use into the discussion, along with an introduction to salon-standard equipment and tools for applying and removing makeup. A variety of popular cosmetics and essential makeup staples are introduced, along with the key differences between professional-standard makeup-application and everyday use of makeup.
Module 5 - Manicure and Pedicure
Closing the course, Module 5 guides candidates through the most important practical techniques and associated teachings on the subject of manicure and pedicure treatments. A full introduction to associated equipment, tools and techniques is provided, along with the practical steps in assessing clients’ needs and performing professionally-competent services.
£75 Discount) £310
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementby ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that OHSC has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by OHSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.