This course is aimed at those learners who have already achieved a Level 2 in a beauty related qualification and want to develop their skills further. Within this one year course you will study a range of practical units including: Pre-blended Aromatherapy; Indian Head Massage, Stone Therapy, Body Massage and Spa Treatments. In addition to this various underpinning knowledge will be delivered alongside the practical units and Project Based Learning to help complement your overall qualification which in turn will make you more industry ready and employable. During the course, you will carry out assessments within a commercial salon environment, prepare an online portfolio, participate in research projects, and take online exams. Level 2 qualifications in Literacy, Numeracy are also part of the programme of study for students who have not achieved a Grade C or equivalent in these subjects.
Assessment on this programme will be by practical, written and online assessment. All assessments are carried out in English.
This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units, which are an additional component to enhance your employability.
Career Opportunities / Progression
There are many local, national and international career opportunities open to the qualified beauty therapist including work in salons, department stores, hotels, health farms, cruise liners and spas. With additional qualifications, opportunities exist to work as a manufacturer, technician, trainer or assessor..
Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at http://www.belfastmet.ac.uk/full-time/entry-criteria/ and to include Level 2 in a Beauty related qualification or basic qualification/understanding of Anatomy and Physiology. All applicants must attend a pre-entry guidance session.
All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.
You will be required to buy a Belfast Met uniform, costing approximately £56.50 and kit costing approximately £10.00 (if needed). Specific details will be given at pre-entry advice and guidance sessions.