Beauty and Spa Therapy Level 3
Type: Full Time
Subject: Hairdressing, Beauty and Complementary Therapies
Start Date: 01 September 2020
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Who is it for
If you have already completed the Level 2 Beauty Therapy course but would like to gain more specialist knowledge in areas such as facial treatments, massage, electrical and face and body treatments then the Level 3 Beauty and Spa Therapy course could be for you!
The course aims to provide you with a range of skills and technical knowledge which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the beauty and spa therapy industry.
Interview Skills Assessment
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event – details will be provided upon application.
What will I need
Option 1 – Level 3 general route
4 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above and must include English or maths and Level 2
in Beauty Therapy. You will also need a reference from work or school.
Option 2 – Level 3 massage route 4 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above and must
include English or maths. Level 2 Beauty Therapy would be an advantage along with
a reference from work or school.
Progressing Level 2 Beauty Therapy learners will need to have successfully
achieved Beauty Therapy Level 2 to gain possible entry on to this course.
What is covered
• Promote and sell products and services to clients
• Provide body massage
• Provide facial electrotherapy treatments
• Provide body electrotherapy treatments
• Anatomy and physiology
• Stone therapy treatments
Work experience needs to be included in the programme and you will be required to compete in the College competition.
How is the course assessed
Practical assessments take place on fee paying clients in Revive salons. You will have the opportunity to use a range of extensive products. You will be expected to demonstrate your competence in all units to the standards required in Industry.
• Practical assessment
• Completion of portfolio
• Written assessment
What can this course lead to
Achievement of this qualification demonstrates to an employer that you have the skills and knowledge of health and safety, customer service and also have the necessary advanced technical skills such as body massage, body and facial electrotherapy to be employed as a senior beauty/spa therapist.
Once fully qualified your career options could be endless! You could create your
own business, work within prestigious hotel chains, in spas, health farms, holiday
resorts, working on cruise ships and TV.
You may even find yourself working on airlines. Alternatively, you could progress
on to a Level 4 qualification in Advanced Techniques in Management.