This exclusive Level 5 Diploma in Beauty Therapy and Salon Management was designed by a team of industry veterans and experienced academics. Course content is delivered over a series of 11 inspiring modules as follows:
Unit 1: The Characteristics of Positive Work Environment
The course begins with an exploration of the importance of a positive and efficient workplace environment. Candidates study the day-to-day operations of the working beauty salon, along with the importance of hygiene and personal appearance, a series of essential health and safety considerations and the value of teamwork in a beauty therapy setting.
Unit 2: What Is Anatomy and Physiology?
Module two then turns attention to human anatomy and physiology, providing a fascinating overview of the human body. Candidates learn how countless internal and external factors influence our health and beauty alike, with particular focus on the skin, the bones and the circulatory system.
Unit 3: Skin Analysis and Consultation
Course content in module three guides candidates through the process of providing initial consultations and carrying out effective skin analysis. The visual examination process is detailed, along with the defining characteristics of several common skin conditions, an introduction to facial skincare products and the importance of recommending safe and effective treatments.
Unit 4: How to Maintain Facial Skin Conditions
Facial skincare is discussed in further detail in module four, which covers the process of preparing the skin to receive topical treatments and how to perform a high-quality facial. Learners study skin cleansing techniques, exfoliation and moisturisation, along with when and how to recommend a variety of topical treatments.
Unit 5: How to Maintain Facial Skin Conditions (Continued)
Module five continues the exploration of common facial skin conditions, turning attention to facial mask therapy and professional facial massage techniques. A variety of common facial masks and their benefits are discussed, along with how to apply and remove a facial mask.
Unit 6: Preparing for the Application of Make-up
Candidates are then provided with a crash-course introduction to professional makeup application skills, including how to prepare both the work area and the client for the application of makeup. Learners study the application of concealing cosmetics, makeup products for the lips and eyes, how to master the art of contouring and more.
Unit 7: How to Apply Face Makeup
Professional makeup application techniques continue in module seven, which focuses more heavily on corrective makeup and how to apply makeup to suit specific facial shapes and features. The application of special occasion makeup is also studied, along with photographic makeup, how to work with false eyelashes and more.
Unit 8: How to Maintain Healthy Hair
Module nine turns attention to haircare, guiding candidates through the process of professionally cleansing, conditioning and protecting clients’ hair from harm. A series of popular hair styles and styling techniques are also introduced, along with how to identify common conditions that may affect the hair and/or scalp.
Unit 9: Remove and Lighten Hair Using Temporary Methods
An introduction to temporary hair removal and hair lightening methods follows in module nine, in which candidates learn how to work with a variety of hair removal tools and products. Sugaring, depilation and warm wax application methods are all outlined in detail.
Unit 10: Step by Step Manicure and Pedicure Procedures
The penultimate module guides candidates through the process of performing professional-level manicure and pedicure skills for clients. The tools and materials required to perform manicures and pedicures are discussed, along with supplementary treatments for the hands and feet, the application of nail polish to a professional standard and more.
Unit 11: Beauty Salon Management
Concluding the course, module 11 discusses the process of establishing and running a successful beauty therapy business. Learn how to market your brand, recruit and train employees, build strong customer relations and run a profitable company in this competitive sector!
This advanced Level 5 Diploma in Beauty Therapy and Salon Management is ideal for anyone looking to climb to the very top of this inspiring industry! For qualified candidates, lifelong career opportunities on a global basis await. Join an established beauty brand, work from home, or bring your dreams of business ownership to life! Newcomers to beauty therapy typically start at around the £18,000 mark, with no upper-limits for more experienced and talented beauty therapists.
Who Should Take This Course?
Here at Oxford Home Study Centre, we prioritise accessibility and flexibility for the benefit of our students. Open to ambitious candidates worldwide, this exclusive Level 5 Diploma in Beauty Therapy and Salon Management may prove of interest to:
Anyone looking to climb to the very top of the career ladder
Current beauty therapists who lack formal training or qualifications
Proactive business owners in pursuit of personal development
Candidates interested in self-employment or freelance opportunities
Anyone looking to turn their hobby into a career
Jobseekers out to enhance their CVs and career prospects
From start to finish, you can count on the committed support of the experts at Oxford Home Study Centre! Enrol today, or contact a member of our student support team for more information!