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Course overview

The course covers a variety of treatments carried out by a Beauty Therapist, including: support the health, safety and security of the salon environment, enhance the appearance of the eyebrows and lashes, provide make-up services, provide facial skin care treatments and manicure and pedicure services, plus other beauty maintenance treatments.

What else do I need to know?

This course runs over 2 or 3 days. You will need to purchase a uniform and kit before you can enrol on the course. The costs of these items will be discussed with you prior to enrolment. You may be able to claim financial support towards the costs of essential course materials. Please see www.nscg.ac.uk/finance.

What are the entry requirements?

You will need 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above. However, if you have a keen interest in the subject and commitment to succeed, your entry requirements will be discussed at interview. The course is open to men and women from the age of 16 upwards. You need to possess a high level of interest in beauty, and the ability to work with other people.

How is it assessed?

You are continually assessed throughout the course by building a portfolio of work. Practical assessments will be observed by your assessor on a selection of clients in our commercial salon. External exams are online tests.

What financial support is on offer?

This course is free for anyone aged 16 – 18. If you are outside this age group please contact 01782 254188.
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance

What can I do next?

You can progress onto a Level 3 course in Beauty Therapy, an Advanced Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy or into paid employment.

How do I find out more?

If you wish to find out more you can contact Mel Tench by emailing: mel.tench@nscg.ac.uk

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