Course Overview

Threading

Course code: OSC1009

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Develop your knowledge in threading with this short-course, from home:

This course will allow you to:

  • Learn how to perform a threading treatment
  • Gain an insight into client pre-assessments and contraindications
  • Discover the anatomy and physiology of the skin and its functions
  • Know the advantages of threading
  • Understand the practical treatment procedure
  • Explore the aftercare and treatment plan

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 75,000 people that have studied with us and enrol with us today. Home learning couldn’t be easier!

Discounts on selected courses - Until 27th August
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: Threading:
  • Working safely and hygienically when providing threading treatments, in order to minimise cross infection and understand the importance of personal presentation
  • Comprehensively complete consultation forms, with understanding of contraindications including skin diseases and disorders
  • Describe the different layers of the skin and their functions
  • Describe the different types of hair and describe the 3 stages of a hair growth cycle
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of threading
  • Perform and understand a threading treatment on the upper lip, eyebrow, facial, and arm area
  • Describe aftercare advice and complete a treatment plan specific to the client
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

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.  

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 a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Open Study College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Q&As

Your Questions Answered

What are the requirements for this course?

There are no requirements needed 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. This course 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 CV writing service
  • FREE Totum discount card (formerly NUS Extra card)
  • Comprehensive study guide*
  • Open Study College pen and highlighter*
  • Student study planner*
  • Student notebook*
  • Document wallet*

* Not included with the online study option

Do I have to sit an exam?

No. You will be assessed by your coursework alone. 

Are there any additional costs?

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

How will I get my work assessed?

Once we receive your work, we will mark it and return it to you. 

What happens if I lose my course pack?

It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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The total course fee includes a loan arrangement fee. Your initial deposit payment will be used towards this fee, any remaining fee balance will be added the loan amount.

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Our finance option is provided in partnership with AffordItNow.
For your finance application to be considered you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
  • Have a valid email address and can access it

Please note that meeting the above criteria does not guarantee finance acceptance.

Open Study College, 6140 Knights Court, Birmingham Business Park, Birmingham B37 7WY is a licensed credit broker, authorised and regulated by The Financial Conduct Authority (licence number 724179 with FCA).