• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

The level 2 qualification will enable you to competently carry out treatments and services safely and effectively. The course aims to provide level 2 practitioners with the necessary skills to carry out treatments such as waxing, facials, manicures, pedicures, make-up, eyebrow and eyelash treatments.

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

The level 3 qualification will enable you to competently carry out treatments and services safely and effectively. The course aims to provide level 3 practitioners with the necessary skills to carry out treatments such as body massage, facial electrotherapy, body electrotherapy and electrical epilation.

Apprenticeship Fees

Any fees incurred in the Apprenticeship framework are payable by  the employer.

Please contact us for more information apprenticeships@don.ac.uk.

Apprenticeship Levy

In spring 2017 the way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. Some employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy, and there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers.

The apprenticeship levy will be introduced on 6 April 2017. The levy requires all employers operating in the UK, with a pay bill over £3 million each year, to invest in apprenticeships.

For more information about how these changes will affect your business please contact apprenticeships@don.ac.uk or visit the Government website.

Level
Level 2 Level 3
Duration
12-18 months per level
Awarding Body
City & Guilds
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

Level 2

  • G20-Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety.
  • G18- Promote additional services and products to clients
  • G8-Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
  • B4-Provide facial skin care treatment
  • B5-Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and lashes
  • B6-Carry out waxing services
  • B8-Provide make-up services
  • N2-Provide Manicure services
  • N3-Provide pedicure services
  • G4-Fulfil salon reception duties

Level 3

  • G22-Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • H32-Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities
  • B13-Provide body electrical treatments
  • B14-Provide facial electrical treatments
  • B20-Provide body massage treatments
  • B29-Provide electrical epilation treatments

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

  • Strong interest in beauty therapy
  • Friendly, caring disposition
  • Self discipline
  • Motivation and enthusiasm
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Smart appearance
  • All students will need to attend an individual interview prior to the start of the course
  • Personal progress file or a current reference from school/employer
  • Salon employment

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Click here to find out more about TASS

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Apply or Enquire

Want to know more or chat to us?

Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Tina O’Keeffe
01302 553824
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Workforce Development Team
01302 553757
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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

  • Strong interest in beauty therapy
  • Friendly, caring disposition
  • Self discipline
  • Motivation and enthusiasm
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Smart appearance
  • All students will need to attend an individual interview prior to the start of the course
  • Personal progress file or a current reference from school/employer
  • Salon employment

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

Applying for an Apprenticeship is simple. You will need to apply for both a job role, and an Apprenticeship course. For further assistance in applying, please visit the link below.

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