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Beauty Therapy Level 2 - Principles

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100 guided
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Beauty Therapy Level 2 - Principles

Our home study Beauty Therapy Level 2 course covers a whole range of treatments, so no two days will ever be the same! The role of a beauty therapist is ideal for anyone who is a good listener, creative and who likes working with people. If you enjoy pampering people and helping them to feel good about themselves, then our Beauty Therapy course is the ideal home study course for you.

 

Unit 1: Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety   

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to identify the hazards and evaluate the risks in the workplace
Be able to reduce the risks to health and safety in the workplace
Know how to reduce risks to health and safety in the workplace

Unit 2: Fulfil salon reception duties
   
By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to maintain the reception area
Be able to attend to clients and enquiries
Be able to make appointments for salon services
Be able to handle payments from clients
Understand salon and legal requirements
Understand communication methods
Understand salon services, products and pricing
Understand how to calculate and take payments
Understand how to make appointments

Unit 3: Develop and maintain effectiveness at work

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to improve their personal performance at work
Be able to work effectively as part of a team
Understand salon roles, procedures and targets
Understand how to improve their performance
Understand how to work with others

Unit 4: Promote additional services or products to customers

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Identify additional services or products that are available
Inform customers about additional services or products
Gain customer commitment to using additional services or products
Understand how to promote additional services or products to customers

Unit 5: Anatomy and Physiology

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to discuss the anatomy and physiology of the human body
Understand the effects that beauty treatments have on the face and body

Unit 6: Provide facial skin care treatment

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to use safe and effective methods of working when improving and maintaining facial skin condition
Be able to consult, plan and prepare for facials with clients
Be able to improve and maintain skin condition
Understand organisational and legal requirements
Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing facial treatments
Understand how to perform client consultation and treatment planning
Understand anatomy and physiology that relates to facial skin care treatments
Understand contra-indications that affect or restrict facial skin care treatments
Understand facial skin care techniques, products and treatment planning
Understand the aftercare advice to provide clients for facial care treatments

Unit 7: Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to use safe and effective methods of working providing eyebrow and eyelash treatments
Be able to consult, plan and prepare for the treatment with clients
Be able to shape eyebrows
Be able to tint eyebrows and lashes
Be able to apply artificial eyelashes
Understand organisational and legal requirements
Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing eyebrow and eyelash treatments
Understand how to perform client consultation, treatment planning and preparation
Understand how to shape the eyebrows
Understand how to tint the eyebrows and lashes
Understand how to apply artificial lashes
Understand the contra-indications and contra-actions that affect or restrict eyebrow and eyelash treatments
Know the equipment, materials and products to use when carrying out eyebrow and eyelash treatments

Unit 8: Provide make-up and instruct clients in the use of skin care products and make-up

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to use safe and effective working methods when providing make-up services
Be able to consult, plan and prepare for make-up
Be able to apply make-up products
Know the organisational and legal requirements related to make-up application
Know how to work safely and effectively when providing make-up services
Know how to use client consultation, treatment planning and preparation for make-up services
Know anatomy and physiology related to make-up
Know the contra-indications and contra-actions of make-up
Know how to apply make-up
Know how to provide aftercare advice for clients following make-up services

Unit 9: Provide manicure and pedicure services

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to use safe and effective methods of working when providing manicure services
Be able to consult, plan and prepare for the service with clients
Be able to carry out manicure services
Understand organisational and legal requirements
Be able to carry out pedicure services
Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing pedicure services

Unit 10: Carry out waxing services

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to use safe and effective methods of working when waxing
Be able to consult, plan and prepare for waxing treatments with clients
Be able to remove unwanted hair
Understand organisational and legal requirements
Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing waxing treatments
Understand how to consult, plan and prepare for the treatment
Know anatomy and physiology that relates to waxing treatment
Understand contra-indications that affect or restrict waxing treatments
Understand equipment, materials, products, techniques and treatment planning for waxing
Be able to provide aftercare advice for clients

 

OUR PASS RATE
Beauty & Well-being (National Average 58.2%)
89.3%

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

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support.
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

 

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 2 Beauty Therapy Level 2 - 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 2 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 Therapy Level 2 - Principles

Our home study Beauty Therapy Level 2 course covers a whole range of treatments, so no two days will ever be the same! The role of a beauty therapist is ideal for anyone who is a good listener, creative and who likes working with people. If you enjoy pampering people and helping them to feel good about themselves, then our Beauty Therapy course is the ideal home study course for you.

 

Unit 1: Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety   

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to identify the hazards and evaluate the risks in the workplace
Be able to reduce the risks to health and safety in the workplace
Know how to reduce risks to health and safety in the workplace

Unit 2: Fulfil salon reception duties
   
By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to maintain the reception area
Be able to attend to clients and enquiries
Be able to make appointments for salon services
Be able to handle payments from clients
Understand salon and legal requirements
Understand communication methods
Understand salon services, products and pricing
Understand how to calculate and take payments
Understand how to make appointments

Unit 3: Develop and maintain effectiveness at work

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to improve their personal performance at work
Be able to work effectively as part of a team
Understand salon roles, procedures and targets
Understand how to improve their performance
Understand how to work with others

Unit 4: Promote additional services or products to customers

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Identify additional services or products that are available
Inform customers about additional services or products
Gain customer commitment to using additional services or products
Understand how to promote additional services or products to customers

Unit 5: Anatomy and Physiology

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to discuss the anatomy and physiology of the human body
Understand the effects that beauty treatments have on the face and body

Unit 6: Provide facial skin care treatment

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to use safe and effective methods of working when improving and maintaining facial skin condition
Be able to consult, plan and prepare for facials with clients
Be able to improve and maintain skin condition
Understand organisational and legal requirements
Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing facial treatments
Understand how to perform client consultation and treatment planning
Understand anatomy and physiology that relates to facial skin care treatments
Understand contra-indications that affect or restrict facial skin care treatments
Understand facial skin care techniques, products and treatment planning
Understand the aftercare advice to provide clients for facial care treatments

Unit 7: Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to use safe and effective methods of working providing eyebrow and eyelash treatments
Be able to consult, plan and prepare for the treatment with clients
Be able to shape eyebrows
Be able to tint eyebrows and lashes
Be able to apply artificial eyelashes
Understand organisational and legal requirements
Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing eyebrow and eyelash treatments
Understand how to perform client consultation, treatment planning and preparation
Understand how to shape the eyebrows
Understand how to tint the eyebrows and lashes
Understand how to apply artificial lashes
Understand the contra-indications and contra-actions that affect or restrict eyebrow and eyelash treatments
Know the equipment, materials and products to use when carrying out eyebrow and eyelash treatments

Unit 8: Provide make-up and instruct clients in the use of skin care products and make-up

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to use safe and effective working methods when providing make-up services
Be able to consult, plan and prepare for make-up
Be able to apply make-up products
Know the organisational and legal requirements related to make-up application
Know how to work safely and effectively when providing make-up services
Know how to use client consultation, treatment planning and preparation for make-up services
Know anatomy and physiology related to make-up
Know the contra-indications and contra-actions of make-up
Know how to apply make-up
Know how to provide aftercare advice for clients following make-up services

Unit 9: Provide manicure and pedicure services

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to use safe and effective methods of working when providing manicure services
Be able to consult, plan and prepare for the service with clients
Be able to carry out manicure services
Understand organisational and legal requirements
Be able to carry out pedicure services
Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing pedicure services

Unit 10: Carry out waxing services

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

Be able to use safe and effective methods of working when waxing
Be able to consult, plan and prepare for waxing treatments with clients
Be able to remove unwanted hair
Understand organisational and legal requirements
Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing waxing treatments
Understand how to consult, plan and prepare for the treatment
Know anatomy and physiology that relates to waxing treatment
Understand contra-indications that affect or restrict waxing treatments
Understand equipment, materials, products, techniques and treatment planning for waxing
Be able to provide aftercare advice for clients

 

Requirements

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

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support.
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

 

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 2 Beauty Therapy Level 2 - 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 2 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.

OUR PASS RATE
Beauty & Well-being
89.3%
(National Average 58.2%)

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