Threading

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Develop your knowledge in threading with this short course from home.

  • 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.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging learners to select online study as the delivery of study packs will be delayed up to 2 weeks. For those students who still wish to select study pack, we are providing free e-learning access, where available, to avoid any interruption of study. These students will receive access to our e-learning platform within 24 hours, and their study pack will follow in due course. Students who wish to study online only, are unaffected and will receive their e-learning access within 24 hours.

Course Overview

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.

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Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Threading.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Series of written assignments.

Course Content
  • 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
  • Identify the hazards and evaluate the risks in your workplace
  • Reduce the risks to health and safety in the workplace
  • Understand how to ensure you reduce health and safety risks
  • Identify ways to improve personal performance at work
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Understand salon roles, procedures and targets
  • Identify and promote additional services or products that are available
  • Know the relevant legislations for the sale of goods
  • Maintaining your reception area
  • Deal with enquires
  • Book appointments
  • Take payments
  • 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
Extra Info

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 up to 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 in Threading.

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.

This course has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Q&As

There are no requirements needed to enrol onto 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.

• Dedicated personal tutor support
• Dedicated student support
• Assignment marking and feedback
• FREE CV writing service
• FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
• FREE XO Student Discounts card
• Comprehensive study guide*
• Open Study College pen and highlighter*
• Student study planner*
• Student notebook*
• Document wallet*
* Not included with the online study option

No. You will be assessed by your coursework alone.

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

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

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.

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 Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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