Beauty Therapy

VTCT Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Course Summary

The VTCT Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a qualification that has been specifically designed to introduce learners to practical beauty therapy skills. This qualification has been designed for the 14-16 age groups and will develop the knowledge and skills to prepare learners for further study. Learners will have their beauty therapy skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop skills in beauty therapy and will provide the learner with the foundation for further learning. It will also enable the learner to perform basic services and to assist others in the salon.

This qualification will prepare learners to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients. This qualification offers a wide range of mandatory and optional units designed to introduce learners to beauty therapy treatments in preparation for further study at level 2.

Progression

  • VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services

  • VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Make-Up)

  • VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques

  • VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies

  • VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up

Areas which may be covered during the course:

  • Manicure techniques

  • Pedicure techniques

  • Health and Safety

  • Relaxing Head Massage

  • Advice on skin care and make up application

  • Nail art

  • Themed face painting

  • Photography make-up

  • Reception duties and retail displays