Prerequisites: No entry Level
Time: Approximately 6 months at one day per week (can vary)
Dress code: Please wear professional attire
Location: Blackfen, Sidcup
The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed beauty therapist. This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK’s leading professional bodies (The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a beauty therapist.
Understanding manicure techniques, products & services, massage techniques, using tools, improving skin & nail, and finishing the treatment with a high-quality varnish application.
Understanding pedicure techniques, products & services, using tools. You will learn massage techniques, leaving feet smooth and groomed.
You will learn the first steps to learning massage and luxury facial treatments, you will analyse skin types and advise clients on product sustainability for their needs.
You will learn tinting brows & lashes, strip lashes, cluster lashes and shaping brows.
You will learn half leg, full leg, bikini line, chin, upper lip, and eyebrow wax treatments as well as shaping brows with tweezers.
You will learn application of day, evening, and special occasion make0up, consult for make-up, face shapes and contouring. You will plan a special occasion theme, create a mood board, include props, and photograph your finished look.
Will cover handling enquiries/appointments, maintaining reception area, dealing with payments, stock control, client records, and communication skills.
Improving personal performance, working as a team, understanding roles, procedures, and targets.
Identifying products & services available, gaining client commitment using products and services.
Identifying hazards, evaluating, reporting, and reducing risks.
Through a range of classroom work activities
Through completion of theory tasks and work study packs
Through completion of practical treatment assessments
Through completion of written assignments
Through multiple choice exams
Group work activities
Arrange your own work experience at a local salon (approximately 30 hours to be completed over the course program)
Yes, it is very important to make sure that you are practicing your practical treatments and working on your assignments or workbooks every week to be able to pass your exams and observations.