The VTCT Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a qualification that has been specifically designed to introduce you to practical beauty therapy skills. This qualification has been designed to develop the knowledge skills to prepare learners for further study. Learners will have their beauty therapy skills assessed in a realistic working environment
The purpose of this qualification is develop your skills in beauty therapy and will provide you with the foundation for further learning. It will also enable you to perform your own basic services and to assist others in the salon.
What will be studied
You will study a range of units over the duration of the course. The units include:
Presenting a professional image in a salon
Introduction to the hair and beauty sector
The art of photographic make-up
Providing basic pedicure treatment
Providing basic manicure treatment
Follow health and safety in the salon
Working with others in the hair and beauty sector
Create a hair and beauty image
Salon reception duties
Nail art application
Basic make-up application
Themed face painting
Where does this course lead to?
This qualification will prepare you for further study at level 2 and you may choose to develop your skills in a specialist pathway by undertaking vocational qualifications in beauty therapy at Level 2 such as:
VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up
What qualifications will be gained?
Level 1 VTCT Diploma in Beauty Therapy
How will this course be delivered?
The course is delivered through practical, theory and tutorial sessions
You will receive practical demonstrations and theory input to develop your knowledge and understanding and prepare you for assessment and examination.
How will I be assessed?
You will have continuous practical assessments, assignments and online examinations for each unit. Work experience is included as well as Functional Skills or GCSE Maths and / or English as required.
How to get a place?
You can apply by completing an application form available online or from college. You will be asked to attend for an interview and provide a written task along with a reference.
College uniform and kit required.
You will be required to complete a work experience placement during the course (dates tbc)
WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?
Progression to Level 2 Beauty Therapy