Beauty Therapy | VTCT Diploma in Beauty Therapy | Level 1

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
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What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title VTCT LEVEL 1 DIPLOMA IN BEAUTY THERAPY
Code FE0139-1C
Qualification Type Basic/Key Skill
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time

Overview

Studying Beauty Therapy at Brighton MET is fun, exciting and will give you the skills, confidence and most importantly, the experience to progress into employment or further your skills through study.

This vocational course will extend your skills as a Beauty Therapist by introducing you to a large range of specialist beauty treatments and give you the opportunity to develop your skills in customer service, communication and commerciality, all of which are highly valued by employers. This increased depth of knowledge will prepare you for work in salons, hotels, health and fitness spas, airlines, cruise liners and department stores in the UK or overseas.

The MET has three professional hair and beauty salons on campus. This provides a fantastic working and study environment for our students, who provide treatments to paying customers, giving them real-world experience, which is vital for employment upon graduation. Our expert tutors will give you the skills and confidence necessary for this varied and exciting industry.

Details

Course content

Course topics include:

  • Manicure treatments
  • Pedicure treatments
  • Nail art application
  • Facial skin care
  • Themed face painting
  • Make-up applications
  • Work experience

Entry requirements

You can start at Level 1 if you have at least 2 GCSEs at grade 2 (F) or above, preferably including English and maths.

If you do not have these grades, don't worry - you can start on our Get started in Hair and Beauty course.

On successful completion of Level 1 Beauty Therapy you may wish to continue your studies at Brighton MET and complete a Level 2 course. Our expert staff will be on hand to guide you in your decision and ensure you choose the right path for you.

In addition to the specified entry requirements, you may be required to undergo an assessment of your English skills to ensure you are at a sufficient level for your chosen course.

Your next steps...

What's next?

On successful completion of Level 1 Beauty Therapy you may wish to continue your studies at Brighton MET and progress to Level 2 Beauty Therapy, Hairdressing or Media Hair & Makeup.

Future careers

  • Commercial salons
  • Destination and day spas
  • Nail salons
  • Brand representative and retail
  • Cruise liners
  • Product trainer
  • Self-employed, mobile or home-based therapist
  • Make-up artistry
  • Salon or spa reception