Beauty Therapy (Massage)

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Qualification type: Diploma
Level: Level 3
Awarding body VTCT
Academic year: 2017/2018
Start date 12th September 2017; 5pm-9pm
Duration 34 weeks
Location: Darlington College
Attendance: Part time

Course overview


This course will take you into a thriving industry dedicated to helping people look and feel their best. If you enjoy pampering people and have an interest in enhancing appearance, this interesting course will be perfect for you.

This course runs over 2 evenings per week - Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5pm - 9pm.

Course costs

Costs shown are per course

16-18

N/A

19-23

£2583.00

24+

£2583.00

You may be eligible for fee remission on this course. Please contact the college on 01325 503030 for more information.

Entry requirements

You will need a Beauty Therapy Level 2 with good comprehension of anatomy topics and a good reference from your previous tutor covering attendance and performance over the course.

You will be required to attend an interview at the college.

How to enquire/apply

To apply for this course please click the apply button and complete the online application form. If you have any queries with regards to your application or would like further information and support please contact us on 01325 503030.

Studying and learning

Types of classes include workshops, practical sessions, tutor led lectures and tutorials. There will also be approximately 5 hours of work to complete at home per week.

  • Indian head massage
  • Facial electrical treatments
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body massage
  • Stone therapies
  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities
  • Anatomy and physiology

There are 7 units in total, with the addition of anatomy which is 7 units; all of these have a theory exam in which a 100% pass rate is required within 3 attempts.

How will I be assessed

You will be assessed on a continual basis for written and practical work. At the end of the programme you will need to submit a portfolio of evidence which you will be shown how to complete.

What next

Successful completion of this course can give you entry onto a degree course (BSc) in Business and Management in Beauty Therapy.

Employment opportunities could include working in Beauty Salons, Health Spas or setting up your own business. Maybe you dream of travelling? Then fulfil your dream while working on cruise liners or airlines. Beauty Therapy offers a range of career opportunities.

Information, advice and support

Darlington College offers a wide range of support including careers guidance, financial assistance, additional learning support, childcare and many more. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Student Services Team on 01325 503030 and they will direct your call to the appropriate college support team.

Fees and funding

If you are 19 - 23 years of age fees may apply. However help may be available. To see if you can receive any funding call our Student Services Team on 01325 503030.

Course fees are payable to Darlington College. All course fees are per year.

What if I need support?

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

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