Prerequisites: Level 3 beauty
Time: Approximately 6 months at one day per week
Dress code: Please wear professional attire
Location: Blackfen, Sidcup
The Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy is a vocationally related qualification that is focused on advanced beauty practices for reducing hair growth using intense light and laser treatments and skin rejuvenation using intense light and microdermabrasion. You will also develop an understanding of product chemistry, the physiology of ageing and the principles of dermatology and microbiology.
You will evaluate the reliability and effectiveness of risk assessments, justify and monitor newly implemented and existing health, safety and security practices, comply with Health and Safety legislation and regulations, and manage the improvements through monitoring staff.
You will explore the chemistry of active ingredients, the effects and safe use of active ingredients, the properties of packaging materials in relation to there structure, the properties and effects of ultra-violet radiation on Hair and Beauty products and there packaging material.
This is a preparation for work unit which is based on knowledge and understanding. This unit is about the nature of ageing, causes and effects ageing on the body systems, and beauty treatments and products that may delay the aging process
You will analyse the client service experience that is on offer in your salon as part of your quality assurance process. You will carry out planned and spot checks, use various methods to gather feedback, recommend improvements, engage your staff with new improvements and follow through with a monitoring process.
This is a preparation for work unit which is based on capability and knowledge. This unit is about dermatology and microbiology. You will develop knowledge about the structures, functions, diseases and disorders if the skin, hair and nails, and factors affecting their growth. You will also culture bacteria and relate this to salon hygiene.
This unit is about providing Microdermabrasion treatments to improve the appearance and condition of the skin on the face and body. To carry out this unityou will need to maintain effective health , safety and hygiene procedures throughout your work.
This unit is about reducing hair growth using intense light and laser systems. You will need to have knowledge of safe working practice and controlling hazards in the salon. You will be able to identify hair and skin conditions and those suitable for laser and light systems treatments. To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene procedures throughout your work.
This unit is about using intense light and laser systems for photo rejuvenation of the skin. The knowledge and skills gained in this unit include preparing for and providing laser and intense pulsed light treatment to treat skin imperfections including telangiectasia, spider naevi, blood spots, fine lines, photo ageing, uneven pigmentation, colour and texture on the face, neck, chest, hands and other body areas with lesions suitable for treatment. You will need to have knowledge of safe working practice and controlling hazards in the salon. You will be able to identify skin conditions and those clients suitable for intense light and laser system treatments.
This unit provides you with the opportunity to plan and monitor the management of staff, products and services in your salon. You will develop management skills to enable you to:
Arrange your own work experience at a local salon (approximately 30 hours to be completed over the course programmed
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.