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Beauty Therapy Level 1

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

If you have an inter­est in beau­ty ther­a­py and would like to study this fas­ci­nat­ing indus­try in more detail in areas such as facial work, skin care and make-up then this course could be for you.


Entry Require­ments

No pre­vi­ous qual­i­fi­ca­tions are required, how­ev­er we do expect you to have good com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills and a pas­sion for the indus­try. You must also have a pro­fes­sion­al appear­ance and atti­tude to learning.

Poten­tial Future Career

On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this course at Mer­it and the achieve­ment of Func­tion­al Skills Eng­lish and maths, you can progress on to Lev­el 2 Beau­ty Ther­a­py, Lev­el 1 or 2 Hair­dress­ing or Lev­el 2 Media Make-up.

This qual­i­fi­ca­tion may also allow pro­gres­sion onto nails, make – up, retail and hair­dress­ing qualifications.

Course Con­tent

Dur­ing this one year course you will study a range of sub­jects including:

  • Basic man­i­cure and pedicure
  • Salon recep­tion skills
  • Skin­care
  • Pho­to­graph­ic make-up
  • Face paint­ing
  • Basic make-up application.

Along with intro­duc­tion to hair & beau­ty sec­tor you will also study: 

  • Work­ing with others
  • Health & safety 
  • Anato­my & physiology

This will be a com­bi­na­tion of prac­ti­cal skills and tech­niques whilst devel­op­ing the under­pin­ning knowl­edge of the subject.

Course Trips

Enrich­ment activ­i­ties and trips are planned for the aca­d­e­m­ic year & will be advised accord­ing­ly at Meet the Tutor’ event.


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