Waiting List: Beauty Specialist Techniques - VTCT Level 2 Diploma

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Course code: WL8614F

Gain the knowledge and practical skills required to provide Facial and Eyebrow treatments, Make up, Waxing, Manicure and Pedicure, plus an introduction to Massage.



Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere 

BH15 1SY


Fees and concessions



Skills & Learning Adult Community Education


01202 123444

What the course is about

<p><strong>Please note, all the information below regards Beauty Specialist Techniques Level 2 Diploma. This is a waiting list for the next available course which begins in September 2024 however, we will begin the application process early in the spring. Please read the information below and apply to join the waiting list in readiness for spring 2024.</strong></p>

<p><strong><u>The course</u></strong></p>

<p>The main aim of the VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical skills and knowledge to provide beauty treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the beauty industry. With the other learners in your class, you will gain the practical and theoretical skills required to provide professional beauty treatments in waxing, manicure and pedicure, facial skincare, eye treatments and make-up. You will also gain the necessary skills in client care and communication, and health and safety. There are nine mandatory units to complete and a minimum of four optional units.</p>

<p>A variety of learning activities will be used on this course, including tutor presentation and demonstration, practical application of skills, individual and group work, discussions, Q&A, internet research, individual research and project work. Where relevant, your learning will enable you to develop skills and knowledge required for work. There may be vocational specialist guest speakers, or employers, invited to share their skills and experience.</p>

<p>Regular home study will be necessary to successfully complete this course. You will be supported to develop good study skills. You will initially develop practical skills by working on other learners in your class until you have developed enough skill to offer treatments to clients. There may be the opportunity to undertake a work placement during your course. Full details will be shared at induction. Your tutor will also support you to improve your English and maths skills alongside your learning of your vocational subject. If you have declared at enrolment that you are unemployed, you may be invited to meet with an Information, Advice and Guidance Officer or employability member of staff, to identify other learning opportunities that will support you to secure employment or improve your employment prospects. We highly recommend that you engage fully in any other learning opportunities that we help you identify.</p>

<p>This is a course leading to a qualification, and the cost of it is subsidised by public funding. You will be required to complete all of the necessary coursework/assignments or exams by the given deadlines. Please note: if you do not successfully complete the course within this academic year, you will not be able to repeat it at the subsidised fee. For further information on the syllabus for this course please go to <a href="https://www.vtct.org.uk">www.vtct.org.uk</a></p>

Pre-course information session or interview

<p>You will be required to attend an Admission Session prior to enrolling on this course. At this session, you will receive:</p>

<li>Full details of what is covered on the course</li>
<li>Information as to the pre-requisite skills or qualifications needed prior to enrolling</li>
<li>Information as to the home study requirements and commitment</li>
<li>A skills check for English/or maths as appropriate</li>
<li>Details of learning or financial support that may be available to you</li>

<p>There will be an opportunity to ask any further questions you may have. If you have any certificates for qualifications in this subject area, or for English or maths, please bring them with you to the Admission Session. <strong>Please note </strong> places on some of our courses will be in high demand and if you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately, as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner (see Additional Information below). For term dates please refer to <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/about/term-dates/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/about/term-dates</a>.</p>

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

<p>This is a Level 2 assessed course. Once completed, your work will be marked and internally verified. An external verifier from the awarding body will visit to review your work before you receive your certificate. As soon as your certificate is received by Skills&Learning it will be forwarded to you.</p>

<li><strong>Awarding body:</strong> VTCT</li>
<li><strong>Assignments/Course work:</strong> Your practical skills will be formally assessed throughout the course. You will collect a portfolio of evidence i.e., assignments and written test results, plus other forms of evidence, for example, witness testimonies and photographic evidence.</li>
<li><strong>Examination(s):</strong>There is no final written exam, but you will complete online tests on each topic as you progress throughout the course.</li>

<p>You will negotiate a Personal Learning Plan with your tutor identifying the areas you need to develop; this will be reviewed at regular intervals.</p>

<p>Please note that this qualification must be completed within the deadline set. It may be possible to re-sit the examination within the academic year at an additional fee.</p>

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>We have designed this course to support you with working in the beauty sector. Successful completion of this course will provide skills and knowledge required for job roles in Beauty Therapy. No previous experience of Beauty Therapy is necessary, although you may find it useful to have completed a Level 1 course in Beauty Therapy or have some experience of the subject.</p>

<p>You can check the suitability of this course for a preferred career path or route to employment by looking at various job profiles on the National Careers Service website <a href="https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/">https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk</a></p>

<p>English language and /or maths skills at Level 1/Level 2 are required. You may be asked to complete an online assessment in English (and maths if applicable) prior to submitting a course application or as part of an admission session. There is an expectation that if you enrol on this course, you are willing to commit fully to the period of time involved in this course, the associated home study and the assessed work required, and intend to sit the examination if applicable.</p>

Materials and costs

<p>A text book, set of towels, and kit containing all essential items will be provided for you whilst on the course, in order for you to be able to practise outside the classroom at no extra cost.</p>

<p><strong>Please note </strong> these items are on loan to you and <strong>MUST BE RETURNED</strong> at the end of the course. If it is not returned you will be invoiced for the full cost of a replacement. There may be a requirement to obtain course books or other resources to support your study. You will be guided by your tutor prior to any purchase. For information regarding any <strong>funding</strong> for this course please <strong>please refer to</strong> the Finance page on our website <a href="https://www.skillslearningace.com/learning-with-us/finance/" target="_blank">https://www.skillslearningace.com/learning-with-us/finance/</a>.  </p>

<p><strong>PLEASE NOTE If you do not attend a pre-booked practical or theory exam without giving the required notice you will be invoiced for the cost. Details of the fees and cancellation notice periods required are available on request.</strong></p>