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Beauty Therapy

Hair and Beauty Introduction Level 1

  • Course Type: Diploma/Certificate

What can this course lead to?

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 or Level 2 Hairdressing or Barbering.

Who is it for?

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!

What is covered?

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

No formal qualifications are required, but we would expect you to have good communication skills and a willingness to learn. You must also have a professional appearance and attitude to learning.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
1 Year

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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My favourite parts of the course were the practicals: facials and massages. After an intense 315 hours in under ⅔ months, I found employment at Superdrug as a Beauty Therapist. I aspire to have my own salon, and with the great facilities here, I feel fully prepared for the future.

Destiny Bailey
Beauty Therapy Level 3

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