Beauty Therapy and Make-up

VTCT LEVEL 1 DIPLOMA IN BEAUTY THERAPY

Objectives

This qualification will enable you to improve the appearance of the hands and feet with a basic manicure and pedicure techniques, you will also learn how to provide relaxing head massage treatments, cleansing, toning and moisturizing treatments, and you will learn how to give advice on skin care, and basic day makeup application.

To further enhance your skills, you will also cover artistic and creative elements on your courses such as nail art, themed face painting, and photographic make-up.

To underpin this qualification, you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety and you will also develop an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the skills required to support you in the beauty therapy industry such as salon reception duties, retail displays and working with others.

Programme Summary

Qualification Total Units Maximum Credit Total Guided Learning Hours (GLH) Learning Aim (L.A):
VTCT Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy 13 40 353 Hours 60016474
Unit Level Credit Value GLH Unit Code
Introduction to the hair and beauty sector 1 3 25 R/502/3981
Presenting a professional image in a salon 1 3 25 Y/502/3982
The art of photographic make-up 2 5 30 L/502/3980
Providing basic manicure treatment 1 3 30 R/601/3557
Providing basic pedicure treatment 1 3 30 L/601/3556
Follow health and safety in the salon 1 3 22 A/600/6327
Working with others in the hair and beauty sector 1 2 19 H/600/6323
Create a hair and beauty image 1 3 30 Y/600/4875
Salon reception duties 1 3 22 R/600/6334
Nail art application 1 3 30 K/502/3470
Skincare Entry 3 3 30 Y/502/3464
Basic makeup application 1 30 J/502/3797
Themed face painting 1 3 30 L/502/3803

 Achievement methodology

The qualification will be awarded to learners who successfully achieve an approved combination of units through a Portfolio of Evidence that has been successfully verified and monitored through VTCT Quality Assurance process.  Achievement is therefore determined by successful completion of unit assessment with no further requirement for additional/summative assessment.

Progression Opportunities

This qualification will prepare you for further study at level 2 and you may choose to develop your skills in a specialist pathway by undertaking vocational qualifications in beauty therapy at Level 2 such as:

  • 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

Age

16-18, 19+

 Prior Qualifications

There are no prior skills, knowledge or understanding requirements for this qualification. However, learners will benefit from having functional skills, at least at one level below that of the qualification.

Prior Skills/Knowledge/Understanding

There are no prior qualification requirements for this qualification.

 Restrictions

There are no restrictions to entry for this qualification but learners should be 13+ age.

 For more details:

https://www.vtct.org.uk/qualification-category/beauty-therapy/?level=1&search_type=qualifications

VTCT LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA IN BEAUTY THERAPY

VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General

 

Objectives

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty therapist including facial skincare, enhancement of eyebrows and eyelashes, waxing services, manicure, pedicure, effectiveness at work, health and safety and promoting additional products and services to clients.
Learners will further develop their understanding and skills base by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: ear piercing, make-up services, spa operations, threading, skin camouflage, salon reception duties the full list of optional units is presented in the learner Record of Assessment book (RoA) (specification). This qualification's structure provides learners with the flexibility to develop the knowledge, understanding, and skills depending upon their designated career pathway as a junior beauty therapist.

Programme Summary

Qualification Total Units Maximum Credit Total Guided Learning Hours (GLH) Learning Aim (L.A):
VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General 10 54 459 Hours 50088397
Unit Level Credit Value GLH Unit Code
Provide facial skin care treatment 2 8 68 M/600/8754
Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes 2 5 45 H/600/7455
Carry out waxing services 2 7 61 Y/600/9087
Provide manicure services 2 6 53 Y/600/7551
Provide pedicure services 2 6 53 H/600/8766
Develop and maintain effectiveness at work 2 3 30 M/600/1268
Promote additional services or products to customers 2 6 40 D/601/0936
Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety 3 4 38 A/601/5867
Provide make-up services 2 6 47 F/600/8936
Fulfil salon reception duties 2 3 24 Y/600/1264

 

Achievement methodology

The qualification will be awarded to learners who successfully achieve an approved combination of units through a Portfolio of Evidence that has been successfully verified and monitored through VTCT Quality Assurance process. Achievement is therefore determined by successful completion of unit assessment with no further requirement for additional/summative assessment.

Progression Opportunities

Whilst this qualification's primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a junior beauty therapist, learners may choose to develop their skills further by undertaking

Technical Level qualifications in beauty therapy at Level 3, including:

  • VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General
  • VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies

Age

16-18, 19+

Prior Qualifications

There are no prior skills, knowledge or understanding requirements for this qualification. However, learners will benefit from having functional skills, at least at one level below that of the qualification.

Prior Skills/Knowledge/Understanding

There are no prior qualification requirements for this qualification.

Restrictions

There are no restrictions to entry for this qualification but learners should be 13+ age.

For more details: https://www.vtct.org.uk/qualification-category/beauty-therapy/?level=2&search_type=qualifications