Beauty Therapy & Salon Management - Level 5 Diploma
Course Level Level 5
Endorsed By Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards
Study Method Online Learning
Course Duration 320 Hours Approx
Entry Requirements No Entry Requirements
Start Date Ongoing
Pay in Full
Get £ 100.00 Discount when you pay in full.
Discounted Fee: £ 540
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Pay in Instalments
£ 160 Deposit & 12 payments of £ 40 / Month
Total Fee: £ 640
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Level 5 Beauty Therapy

Ever dreamed of running your own successful beauty business?  Building a cutting-edge salon from scratch?  Escaping the rat-race and becoming your own boss?  With the committed support of Oxford Home Study Centre, the career of your dreams could be right at your fingertips!  This exclusive Level 5 Beauty Therapy Diploma is ideal for anyone looking to transform their passion into a career for life!  Explore the day-to-day operations of the professional beauty salon, learning how to carry out in-depth skin consultations, recommend courses of treatment, provide high-quality manicure and pedicure services, apply makeup to a professional standard and more.  Discover the secret to building and running a successful beauty business, as you study online for an accredited Level 5 Diploma in Beauty Therapy and Salon Management! Browse our exclusive beauty courses online, or contact our admissions team for more information.

Why Study Beauty Therapy?

For some, the dream is to join an established beauty brand as a qualified and capable beauty therapist.  For others, it’s all about chasing those dreams of self-employment and working on your own terms.  Worldwide, the call for talented beauty therapists is growing like never before.  In the United Kingdom alone, millions of men and women have become reliant on the services of beauticians, skincare specialists and experienced stylists.  To become a respected beauty therapist is to enjoy comprehensive job security for life.  Not to mention, the rewards that accompany a career dedicated to improving the confidence, wellbeing and happiness of clients, every single day. If you’re ready to get started, our endorsed Beauty Therapy Courses are open for enrolment right now!

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!

Paying in Instalments: £640(interest FREE Instalments)

Deposit: £160

No of Instalments: 12

Each Instalment: £40

Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £540

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford home study centre has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Oxford home study centre to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer 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.

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!

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