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Course Code: SFVBT231

Course Level: Level 1

Study Mode: Full-Time

Course Type: Vocational Courses

Course overview

Explore the world of beauty with our BTEC Level 1 Introduction to the Beauty Sector. Delve into fundamental concepts and practices in skincare, makeup, and aesthetics. Gain hands-on experience through practical sessions and theoretical learning. This comprehensive program prepares you to kickstart your journey towards a rewarding career in the beauty sector. Apply now to unleash your potential in this dynamic and glamorous field.

VTCT AM10034. The aim of the course is to provide a programme of training, leading to a nationally recognised professional qualification, for individuals working within the beauty industry. This qualification would suit you if you are looking to begin your training in the beauty industry.

The programme involves studying units including: professional image, manicure, pedicure, skin care, nail art, make up, face painting and health & safety.
You learn by completing assignments and carrying out assessments on clients.

As part of your study programme you will complete maths and/or English qualifications if you have not already achieved a grade 4 or above.

The study programme will also incorporate work experience and a range of work related activities to ensure that you have the breadth of skills required to progress to further training on Level 2 or an apprenticeship.

You will need 2 GCSEs at grade 3 . However, if you have a keen interest in the subject and commitment to succeed, your entry requirements will be discussed at interview.

You are continually assessed throughout the course by building a portfolio of work, assignments and practical assessments observed by your assessor on a selection of clients.

If you wish to find out more you can contact Diane Hutchinson by emailing:

You can progress onto a full time Level 2 course in Beauty Therapy, Level 2 Hair & Media Make-up or an apprenticeship in beauty therapy.

This course is free for anyone aged 16 – 18. If you are outside this age group, please contact Charlotte Robertson on 01782 254141 or email

College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £26,000 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

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