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Level 1 - Beauty Therapy



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Minimum of 15 hours a week



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What does this course involve?

This Study Programme will provide you with the base knowledge, understanding and skills to progress on to Level 2 Beauty Therapy.

Throughout this qualification, you will have an introduction to the beauty sector including how to follow health and safety in the salon, presenting a professional image, providing a basic manicure, skin care, basic make-up application and nail art.

This Study Programme has been designed in such a way that if you are not sure which vocational area you would like to study in, you will have the chance to move and sample a different area at various points in the year.

You will work towards external accreditation in employability skills and a vocational qualification.

This Study Programme will include English and maths and enterprise activities and recognised guest speakers that will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.


What qualifications do I need?

There are no particular entry requirements for this programme.


You will complete external online exams, and assignments, covering the knowledge and understanding you have learnt.

There will also be practical assessments and observations for each unit carried out throughout the academic year on fee paying clients.

Fees & Costs

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Folkestone Campus – 01303 858300 (or email

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.


On successful completion you could progress onto one of our Level 2 programmes.

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