Do you love everything to do with beauty and make-up? Then this is your chance to develop your skills and knowledge in just that, from home!
Make-up Artists often learn their skills in Beauty Therapy and can go on to specialise in make-up for stage, TV and film.
Join a flexible and rewarding career - work in salons, spas, at home or mobile!
Study a range of beauty therapies including eyelashes, manicure, pedicure and waxing.
Learn the art of applying make-up for different occasions, from bridal and tanning to fashion, TV and prosthetic effects.
This combined course is designed to give you the comprehensive skill set to progress in both the Beauty Therapy and Make-up industries, learning a range of treatments as well as the particular tools and techniques of make-up.
You will also have opportunities throughout the course to develop the professional skills needed to work safely and efficiently within beauty and make-up working environments.
All course materials will be delivered to you by post or via 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.
Beauty Therapy Level 3
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
Make-up Artist Level 3
Unit 1: Skin structure, types and facial treatments
Lip and eye make-up cleanse
Toning products and procedures
Client record card and treatment plan
Contraindications to treatment
Unit 2: Eyelash and eyebrow treatments
Eyelash and brow treatments
Skin test or patch test
Eyebrow tinting and shaping
False eyelash application
Unit 3: Provision of make-up treatments
Record card and treatment plan
Labelling of ingredients
Common ingredients of skincare and make-up products
Product use and information
Make-up brushes and tools
Hygienic application of make-up
General points of good practice
Make-up application procedure
Unit 4: Provision of specialist make-up treatments
Face and body art make-up
Nail treatments and enamelling
Make-up effects and tools
Media make-up (theatre/fashion/photographic)
Unit 5: Anatomy and physiology
Blood and blood supply
The lymphatic system
The skin (dermis, epidermis)
Hair (follicles, structure, colour)
Functions of the skin
Disorders of the skin
Unit 6: Health, safety and business management
Sterilisation and hygiene
Health and safety legislation
Communication and greeting clients
Appearance and attitude
Treatment of minors
Teamwork and time management
Codes of conduct, ethics and practice
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 160 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, plus tutor support by email.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Beauty Therapy Level 3 by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course). Students will also achieve a TQUK Certificate in Make Up Artistry Level 3.
The courses’ themselves have 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 and TQUK. 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 these courses 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 courses' depth and study have 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
What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?
You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.
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 Make-Up Kit including:
FREE Beauty Kit including:
Mask removing sponges
* Not included with the online study option
Are there any additional costs?
No. Everything you need is included in the price!
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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