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Facials and Microdermabrasion Level 2

Course Code: OSC1215
Course Level: 2

Course Overview

Develop your knowledge in facials and microdermabrasion treatments with an award-winning home learning provider!

This course will allow you to:

  • Explore the theory behind facials and microdermabrasion treatments
  • Understand how a facial can be used for relaxation and to help with any skin disorders
  • Know how to work safely and hygienically when providing facial treatments
  • Learn about various skin diseases and disorders
  • Explore different skin disorders and techniques of application
  • Learn about the importance of health and safety, especially how to identify hazards and evaluate risks in a salon

The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by email making it easier and hassle-free.

Join over 60,000 people that have studied with us and enrol with us today. Home learning couldn’t be easier!

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Beauty Therapy Professional Basics:
    • Relevant legislations
    • Preparing the working area;
    • Preventing infection and cross contamination
    • Key requirements of personal presentation
    • Contraindications that may prevent or restrict treatment
    • The importance of conducting consultations before every treatment
    • Methods of communication
    • Ethics and codes of conduct
    • Professional bodies
    • Key points associated with beauty therapy
    • The importance of positive working relationships with other professionals

     

    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
    • Book appointments
    • Take payments
    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: Microdermabrasion
    • Working safely and hygienically
    • Methods of sterilisation and disinfection
    • Preparation of the treatment area
    • Consultation and understanding of contraindications
    • Effective Communication
    • Anatomy and Physiology of the face
    • The Epidermis
    • The Dermis
    • Skin disorders
    • Facial Bones and structure
    • Facial Muscles
    • Skin analysis, and how to identify and treat different skin types
    • Product Usage
    • Preparation of the client and skin prior to Microdermabrasion treatment
    • Perform and understand a Microdermabrasion Facial application
    • Microdermabrasion treatment procedure
    • Techniques of application
    • Aftercare and Treatment Planning

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course will be assessed through a series of written assignments, which will be sent and marked by your tutor.

    Course Duration

    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. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.

  • Study Method

    The course is designed for study by distance learning at home or at work. You will receive your course by post or online and have personal tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcome

    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 2 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 are the requirements for 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
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
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  • * Not included with the online study option
Do I have to sit an exam?

No. This course is assessed on your coursework alone.

Are there any additional costs?

No. Everything you need is included in the course price!

How will I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Facial and Microdermabrasion Certificates.

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.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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