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Advanced Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy (Massage)

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
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What will you be working towards?

Code WR12
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

Primary outcome

The primary outcome of the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Massage (QCF) is to confirm your competence in the job role of beauty massage therapist. All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of a beauty massage therapist.

Overview

This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a beauty massage therapist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 2 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.

This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty massage therapist including, mandatory units covering the following: body massage, Indian head massage, and massage with pre-blended oils, stone therapy, monitoring procedures in the salon and contributing to the planning of a promotional event. 

Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, and client care. You will also develop a range of technical skills in massage, using a variety of different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients. 
 

What could this qualification lead to?


This qualification will prepare you for employment as a beauty massage therapist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a beauty massage therapist. Career opportunities as a beauty massage therapist exist in a variety of contexts, including:

- Working in commercial beauty salons
- Working in destination and day spas
- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

Who supports this qualification?


This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's leading professional association, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) as being fit for purpose to confirm your competence as a beauty massage therapist.. Holders of this qualification are eligible to become a professional member of BABTAC.

The advanced apprenticeship is comprised of the NVQ level 3 diploma  and functional skills in English and Mathematics at level 2. Apprentices will need to be employed.

Details

The VTCT level 3 NVQ diploma in Beauty Therapy will cover the following areas and candidates will take a variey of optional units:

Provide Body Massage Treatments
Provide Indian Head Massage
Carry Out Massage Using Pre-Blended Aromatherapy Oils
Provide Stone Therapy Treatments
Monitor Procedures to Safely Control Work Operations
Contribute to the Planning and Implementation of Promotional Activities

Both functional skills involve an online test.

How will it be delivered?

  • Assessment is through portfolio building and continual assessment of practicalskills, written work and assignments.
  • Learner progress is monitored through regular tutorials and reviews.
  • Support is provided by our expert team throughout the course

Entry requirements

It is expected that candidates will have achieved the intermediate level apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy at level 2 or hold a NVQ level 2 in Beauty Therapy. However, entry to the apprenticeship will be by interview, initial assessment and a candidate

Your next steps...

This qualification will prepare you for employment as a beauty massage therapist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a beauty massage therapist. Career opportunities as a beauty massage therapist exist in a variety of contexts, including:

- Working in commercial beauty salons
- Working in destination and day spas
- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

On successful completion you can also progress on to a higher level qualification relevant to the the industry.

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