Beauty Therapy with ESOL Support - NVQ Level 1

HS1003MT

About the course

This course provides the ideal first step to a career in the beauty industry - particularly if you need to top-up your English language skills too.

You need to have Entry Level 3 ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) as well as good communication skills. You will need to carry out an assessment and will be interviewed.

You will develop a range of practical skills, including giving facial skin care treatments, doing manicures and pedicures, and applying make-up.

You will gain an understanding of the day-to-day running of a beauty salon, including reception duties and the importance of following health and safety procedures.

You will receive ESOL support throughout the course. 

You will be assessed on the practical work that you do in the beauty salon, as well as observations, an e-portfolio, on-line testing, assignments and oral questioning.

On successful completion of the course, you will achieve the NVQ Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy. You can then progress to study a higher level qualification, or broaden your beauty skills by taking related courses at Level 2.

Further Information 1

You may need to pay for a beauty therapy kit and uniform.

My tutor has been very inspirational as she has worked in the industry

Simone Alalade-Bobb

Simone Alalade-Bobb

Subjects: NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Destination: University of Bedford to study Beauty and Spa Management Business Honours

Simone Alalade-Bobb has made it to the University of Bedford to study Beauty and Spa Management Business Honours. She plans after her degree to work on cruise ships using her skills in the Caribbean.

She said: "The course has really changed my life as when I was in school I was not interested in a lot of the subjects but I really enjoy this area. The teachers in the whole department are very inspirational as they have worked in the industry. I would recommend that you come and study here whether that is in hairdressing or beauty."

Course information

Start date
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11 September 2018

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Course level
Level 1
Course code
HS1003A18CS
Start date
11/09/18
End date
25/06/19
Duration
34
Centre
Health, Social and Child Care
Unfunded
Materials
£70.00
Exams
£65.00
Tuition
£724.00
Co-Funded
Materials
£70.00
Exams
£65.00
Tuition
£906.50
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Centre for Health, Social and Child Care

This Centre on Holloway Road is a Centre of excellence for Beauty Therapy, Child Care, Hairdressing, Health and Social Care and Supported Learning.

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