Introduction to Beauty Skills

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Attendance PatternDurationSCQF LevelYear Group
In College/Blended Learning 1 year 3  S3

 

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About this course

About this course

This course has been designed to give pupils an understanding of beauty skills, treatment and service application and knowledge of the beauty sector. Focus is on practical skills and interpersonal skills to develop a foundation to further education, training and employment within the Beauty Therapy industry.

With a blend of theory and practical based learning, the emphasis is on experiencing the salon environment and on the development of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding whilst practicing communication and customer care skills within a salon environment. You will develop and learn skills in practical application and will also gain transferable employability skills required for the workplace.

Assessment will be based on portfolio evidence, practical ability and through assignments, tasks and activities. Emphasis throughout all units is on the employability skills and attitudes which will help prepare you for the world of work.

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Course content

Beauty Therapy units:

  • Nail Services
  • Skincare
  • Make Up and Current Trends
  • Face Painting
  • Portfolio Presentation
  • Working with others

 

Health and Safety, employability and salon ethics will be embedded throughout the course in all units. You will gain an understanding of the importance of working with others, within a team, and customer care within the salon. You will gain an understanding and an awareness of career opportunities that are available within the industry sector.

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

This course is for S3 pupils. There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but you will be invited to attend an interview with a college member of staff to discuss your application.

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