Prerequisites: No entry Level
Time: Approximately 6 months at one day per week
Dress code: Please wear professional attire
Location: Blackfen, Sidcup
This VTCT NVQ advanced course is designed for people wanting to enter the professional beauty industry. This qualification will provide basic knowledge and skills for learners to work at a higher level in a salon. This condensed course provides the learner with the advantage of qualifying within a short period, gaining employment within the marketplace, and earning sooner. This course offers flexible study whilst achieving a worldwide recognised qualification.
Massage is used in a number of treatments such as manicure, pedicure and in facials and is very popular in salons. Body massage allows you to relax your client and provide holistic treatments for their wellbeing. These specialised treatments can reduce tension and fatigue and can be good for circulation and skin tone
Understanding the skills involved in providing head and body massage treatments, covering manual massage of the head and body as well as mechanical body massage.
Understanding the ability to adapt massage techniques to suit individual client needs, performing Indian head massages with or without oils.
Understanding the ability to adapt the use of pre-blended oils and massage techniques to suit individual client needs, including preparation of client before treatment takes place.
This unit is about improving face and skin condition using direct high frequency, galvanic, EMS, micro-current, lymphatic drainage and micro-dermabrasion equipment. It covers the skills involved in providing a thorough consultation with the client to formulate a specific course of treatment tailored to individual client needs. The ability to provide relevant aftercare advice is also required.
Understanding the skills involved in providing hot and cold stone therapy treatments, covering both the massage and the placing of stones on the head, face and body, by tapping into the chakra energy systems.
Identifying hazards, evaluating, reporting, reducing risks and how to deal with them, extending beyond salon staff to those entering the business, clients, suppliers, contract cleaners etc. Ensuring statutory and workplace instructions are carried out.
Evidenced throughout qualification and by completing workbook
Keeping pace with new developments and encouraging clients to take an interest in them. Having the ability to competently present information and interact with the public whilst demonstrating skills. Making clients aware of what is available and helping a salon to survive and thrive in a competitive marketplace.
Evidenced throughout qualification and by completing workbook as well as organising, take part in a spa day event
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 practising your practical treatments and working on your assignments or workbooks every week to be able to pass your exams and observations.