Course details may be subject to change.
Do you see yourself as a budding make up artist? Are you dreaming of opening your own salon in the future?
This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to carry out a wide range of make-up, lash and nail treatments.
Prepare to work in the beauty industry - train in our fully equipped beauty salons to build your skills and confidence. You will work with real clients to further develop your skills to industry standards.
4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English and maths or Functional Skills Level 1
You must have good communication skills, as well as the desire to work within the industry.
You will complete a theory and practical skill tests to assess your suitability to the course.
You will be required to purchase a uniform and kit for your course. Information on prices for these items will be shared at your meet the tutor chat.
Additionally, as part of your course you will be expected to pay £20 towards trips and visits and a £5 deposit for a locker.
What are the next steps?
You will meet with a course tutor who will provide you with further course information and discuss your options.
Please bring your GCSE grades and any other qualifications with you.
In this course you will carry out the following units:
- Working in the Beauty Related Industry
- Health and Safety Practices
- Client Care and Communication
- Manicure Treatments
- Pedicure Treatments
- Make- Up Application
- Eyelash and Brow Tinting
- Create an Image
- Provide Nail Enhancements
- Nail Art
- Reception Duties
Times of Delivery
Course dates and times are subject to change and will be confirmed before start of term.
Any times indicated are based on current courses and may be subject to change in future years. Full timetables will be confirmed at the start of each course.
Teaching and Assessment
You will complete practical assessments with your tutor once you feel ready to be assessed. The assessments will be carried out at various points in the year. Each unit will involve assignments, external exams and practical observations.
You will be required to provide clients and models throughout the year to work on, so that you can maximise your learning and explore the skills you have been learning. You will also be expected to work on external members of the public.
The programme will combine one theory session and three practical sessions, as well as one independent client session, per week. You will face a theoretical and practical assessment on completion of each unit.
You will be supported by your personal tutor and can request additional support from a Personal Learning Coach (PLC).
You could secure a full-time role in a salon or freelance, or progress to study a relevant Level 3 beauty course at NCD.