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Facials - Short Course

Course Code: OSC1007
Course Level: 2

Course Overview

Boost your knowledge and skills in facial treatments, from home!

As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in facials, this course is ideal for:

  • Those aspiring to achieve a career in the beauty industry, but want to make sure it’s right for them
  • Those that want to develop their knowledge in facial treatments
  • Students who are planning to study further qualifications
  • Those that want to progress in their current career

This course enables you to:

  • 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
  • Explore the aftercare advice and complete a treatment plan
  • Study from home, at your own pace
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: Facials
    • 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

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a written assignment. This assignment will then be sent and marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required for this course.

    Course Duration

    Once enrolled, you can start at any time and have 12 months to complete your studies. This course will allow you to study at your own pace and in your own time, without the pressure of tight deadlines. This is more than enough time to complete this short-course, meaning learning around your other commitments is stress-free and convenient.

  • Study Method

    You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted to you or sent online, so receiving your materials is easy. You will also receive personal tutor support by email, so help is only a click away. Your assignment can be submitted by either post or email making it simple and hassle-free. 

    Course Outcome

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate 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 a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

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 assignment to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your certification in facials.

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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