Beauty Therapy is a growing industry and has become a popular career choice in recent years.
Join a flexible and rewarding career - work in salons, spas, at home or mobile
Learn how to offer a range of therapies including make-up, eyelashes manicures and waxing.
At Level 3 you will have the opportunity to learn about more complex therapies, such as anti-ageing electrical treatments and microdermabrasion.
All course materials will be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn't be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.
You can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.
Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today!
Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.
Unit 1: Health and safety
Identify the hazards and evaluate the risks in your work place
Reduce the risks to health and safety in the work place
Know and understand how to make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
Identify ways to improve personal performance at work
Work effectively as part of a team
Understand salon roles, procedures and targets
Unit 2: Customer service
Identify and promote additional services or products that are available
Know the relevant legislations for the sale of goods
Maintain a successful reception area
Deal with enquires
Unit 3: Facial skin care treatment
Work safely and effectively in line with current practice when providing a facial treatment
Understand organisation and legal requirements
Perform client consultation and treatment plans
Understand anatomy and physiology relevant to facial treatments
Understand contraindications that may prevent or restrict treatment
Know facial care techniques, products and planning
Provide aftercare advice to clients for facial care treatments
Identify various skin types
Understand the benefits of facial massage and the techniques used
Unit 4: Manicure and pedicure services
Work safely and hygienically when providing manicure and pedicure treatments
Perform an effective client consultation
Understand contraindications and how they make restrict or prevent a treatment
Understand the anatomy and physiology that relates to manicure and pedicure
Understand manicure and pedicure services, techniques and products
Provide aftercare advice to clients
Unit 5: Eyelashes and eyebrows
Perform a consultation and plan the treatment
Understand contraindications that may prevent or restrict the treatment
Know the equipment, materials and products
Have the underpinning knowledge to perform an eyebrow shape, eyelash tint and eyebrow tint
Give aftercare advice for eye treatments
Unit 6: Waxing
Work safely and effectively when providing waxing
Conduct a consultation, plan and prepare the treatment
Understand contraindication that may prevent or restrict the treatment
Know equipment, procedures and techniques for the various forms of hair removal, including the benefits and disadvantages of each
Understand the importance of waxing aftercare
Unit 7: An introduction to make up
Know the organisational and legal requirements related to makeup
Work safely and effectively when providing makeup
Conduct an effective consultation and plan for makeup application
Know anatomy and physiology relating to makeup
Know contraindications that may prevent or restrict makeup application
Understand how to apply products and their uses
Unit 1: Body, Face and Scalp Massage and Body Electrical Treatments
Preparation of the area for massage and body treatments
Classification of movements
Types of massage
Electrical and mechanical body treatments
Cellulite and lymphatic damage
Anti-ageing skin treatments
Unit 2: Advanced Skin Analysis and Facial Electrical Treatments
Consultation and advanced skin analysis
Equipment and effects
Facial high frequency
Unit 3: Anatomy, Physiology and the Effects of Salon Treatments
The lymphatic system
The nervous system
The endocrine system
Unit 4: Wet and Dry Heat Treatments
The spa experience
Cleansing and exfoliating the skin
Cold or chill therapy
Static/portable heat treatments
Unit 5: Salon Management
Health and safety at work act (HASAW 1974)
Methods of communication
Avoiding cross infection
Unit 6: Salon Operations and Organisation
The reception area
Dealing with complaints
Retailing and promotions
Emergency procedures and security
Personal and professional development
This course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor. There is no external examination required.
Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course), which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 12 months tutor support for each course, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. This bundle will take you approximately 200 hours. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.
The course is designed for distance learning at home or at work. Students will receive all course materials by postal delivery or email, plus tutor support by email.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive two Certificates of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.
The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.
The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.
ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.
course questions & answers
Are there any additional costs?
No. Everything you need is included in the price!
Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?
You may start at any time and have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course). This bundle is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.
What is included in the cost of my course?
Dedicated personal tutor support
Dedicated student support
Assignment marking and feedback
FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
FREE CV writing service
*Comprehensive study guide
*Exclusive Open Study College Pen
*Student study planner
*Three colour highlighter
FREE Beauty Kit including:
Mask removing sponges
* Not included with the online study option
What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?
You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.
What happens if I lose my course pack?
We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.
Only available to UK residents over 18 and in part or full-time employment subject to terms and conditions.
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