What I'll learn
You will develop your skills in massage techniques including: Swedish massage, Indian head massage, reflexology and aromatherapy, while learning new techniques in facial and body electics, non-surgical face-lifts, microdermabrasion, depilation and electrolysis. In addition you will be taught body massage, improving the face and body with electrotherapy and providing electrical epilation.
Throughout the course you will run commercial salons at the college to maintain your Level 2 skills. From your work placement you will learn abut supervising in salon management and also about salon finance and business management.
You will learn from experienced staff in our modern salons using the latest equipment. You will observe demonstrations and learn through student participation to develop practical skills and competency. You will develop your knowledge through e-learning systems and by traditional teaching methods.
Upon successful completion, you will be in a position to start work or progress to further studies.
How I'll learn
About three-quarters of your time is spent on practical salon activities and the remaining quarter is spent in the classroom. One day a week is a study day.
In addition, you will have 10 days of work placement which is spread over 10 weeks. Staff will help you to find a placement and this experience will help prepare you for work.
How I'll be assessed
You will be assessed throughout the course and set a number of assignments.
You will need to produce a portfolio of practical evidence which is monitored by our external verifier.