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Beauty Therapist Level 3 - Principles
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Beauty Therapist Level 3 - Principles

The beauty therapist with the correct qualifications will be able to advise clients about skin and body care. Our Beauty Therapist course covers the knowledge essential to being a professional and effective beauty therapist; from anatomy and physiology to hygiene, and from consultation procedures to techniques and treatments.

 

Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology - Body Systems

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explore the body systems and organs of the human body
  • Investigate the functions of the skin
  • Evaluate cells and tissues with regard to sweat glands and maintenance of body temperature

Unit 2: Anatomy and Physiology - Skin, Cells and Tissues

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the main function and Structure of cells and Tissues 
  • Describe the contents of the two main layers of the skin
  • Analyse the functions of nerve endings

Unit 3: The Beauty Gateway

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the Total Beauty Business structure and strategies for success 
  • Examine the power of promotion and welcoming growth opportunities 
  • Understand how to establish unique points of difference 
  • Understand the Importance of effective team performance 

Unit 4: Service Experience

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand how to effectively care for clients  
  • Identify essential service standards and adapt to clients expectations 
  • Understand positive communication and body language 
  • Explain the Client Journey and the personalised experience approach

Unit 5: Interesting Consultations

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the purpose of the consultation process
  • Outline how to conduct a beauty and Lifestyle consultation 
  • Summarise a Dietary and Figure Diagnosis 
  • Understand completion and recommendation possibilities following a consultation 

Unit 6: Advanced Body Massage

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explore the major principles of massage
  • Analyse the benefits of massage
  • Describe the classifications of massage and advanced massage manipulations 

Unit 7: Diet and Lifestyle

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the principles of Nutrition and the basic metabolic rate 
  • Outline the importance of vitamins to the body
  • Explain the functions of fat and water soluble vitamins

Unit 8: Nutrition

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the importance of water for the human body
  • Explore the uses of Calcium and Phosphorus
  • Demonstrate the importance of Sodium

Unit 9: Advanced Skin Care

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the stages of the skin care routine
  • Examine the benefits of a professional facial 
  • Understand product selection for skin condition improvement 

Unit 10: The Anti-Ageing Process

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the ageing process
  • Analyse the effects of a range of factors that speed up the ageing process
  • Analyse the effects of a range of factors that slow down the ageing process

Unit 11: The Holistic Approach

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the meaning of the term Holistic 
  • Understand how to create a holistic environment 
  • Describe how to encourage holistic practices in the workplace 

Unit 12: The Spa Experience

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the benefits of heat experiences before spa services 
  • Describe the stages of spa treatment design
  • Understand the business benefits of creating spa services

Unit 13: Advanced Service Awareness

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand Service Standards 
  • Summarise preparation procedures for welcoming a client and avoiding disappointment 
  • Understand the process of complaint management 

Unit 14: Advanced Therapies

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand electro therapy face and body service benefits 
  • Explain benefits of having alternative healing therapies knowledge 
  • Understand how to promote experience treatments 

Unit 15: Sterilisation

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the autoclave sterilisation method
  • Explore the use of ultra-violet rays as a sterilisation method
  • Investigate chemical methods used for sterilisation

Unit 16: Starting Your Business

Learning Outcomes:

  • Investigate strategies that can be used to exploit business growth areas
  • Explore the factors that need to be considered when determining whether or not to set up a practice
  • Describe how to objectively assess the evaluation

 

 

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 3 Beauty Therapist Level 3 - Principles Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Beauty Therapist Level 3 - Principles

The beauty therapist with the correct qualifications will be able to advise clients about skin and body care. Our Beauty Therapist course covers the knowledge essential to being a professional and effective beauty therapist; from anatomy and physiology to hygiene, and from consultation procedures to techniques and treatments.

 

Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology - Body Systems

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explore the body systems and organs of the human body
  • Investigate the functions of the skin
  • Evaluate cells and tissues with regard to sweat glands and maintenance of body temperature

Unit 2: Anatomy and Physiology - Skin, Cells and Tissues

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the main function and Structure of cells and Tissues 
  • Describe the contents of the two main layers of the skin
  • Analyse the functions of nerve endings

Unit 3: The Beauty Gateway

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the Total Beauty Business structure and strategies for success 
  • Examine the power of promotion and welcoming growth opportunities 
  • Understand how to establish unique points of difference 
  • Understand the Importance of effective team performance 

Unit 4: Service Experience

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand how to effectively care for clients  
  • Identify essential service standards and adapt to clients expectations 
  • Understand positive communication and body language 
  • Explain the Client Journey and the personalised experience approach

Unit 5: Interesting Consultations

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the purpose of the consultation process
  • Outline how to conduct a beauty and Lifestyle consultation 
  • Summarise a Dietary and Figure Diagnosis 
  • Understand completion and recommendation possibilities following a consultation 

Unit 6: Advanced Body Massage

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explore the major principles of massage
  • Analyse the benefits of massage
  • Describe the classifications of massage and advanced massage manipulations 

Unit 7: Diet and Lifestyle

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the principles of Nutrition and the basic metabolic rate 
  • Outline the importance of vitamins to the body
  • Explain the functions of fat and water soluble vitamins

Unit 8: Nutrition

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the importance of water for the human body
  • Explore the uses of Calcium and Phosphorus
  • Demonstrate the importance of Sodium

Unit 9: Advanced Skin Care

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the stages of the skin care routine
  • Examine the benefits of a professional facial 
  • Understand product selection for skin condition improvement 

Unit 10: The Anti-Ageing Process

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the ageing process
  • Analyse the effects of a range of factors that speed up the ageing process
  • Analyse the effects of a range of factors that slow down the ageing process

Unit 11: The Holistic Approach

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the meaning of the term Holistic 
  • Understand how to create a holistic environment 
  • Describe how to encourage holistic practices in the workplace 

Unit 12: The Spa Experience

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the benefits of heat experiences before spa services 
  • Describe the stages of spa treatment design
  • Understand the business benefits of creating spa services

Unit 13: Advanced Service Awareness

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand Service Standards 
  • Summarise preparation procedures for welcoming a client and avoiding disappointment 
  • Understand the process of complaint management 

Unit 14: Advanced Therapies

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand electro therapy face and body service benefits 
  • Explain benefits of having alternative healing therapies knowledge 
  • Understand how to promote experience treatments 

Unit 15: Sterilisation

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the autoclave sterilisation method
  • Explore the use of ultra-violet rays as a sterilisation method
  • Investigate chemical methods used for sterilisation

Unit 16: Starting Your Business

Learning Outcomes:

  • Investigate strategies that can be used to exploit business growth areas
  • Explore the factors that need to be considered when determining whether or not to set up a practice
  • Describe how to objectively assess the evaluation

 

 

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 3 Beauty Therapist Level 3 - Principles Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

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