Beauty Therapy – Level 1

Do you have a passion for making people feel amazing about themselves? Then look at KC's Beauty Therapy Diploma! This hands-on, entry level qualification has been specifically designed to introduce you to a vast amount of practical beauty therapy skills.

You'll study a diverse range of units and techniques over the academic year and will be learning the ropes in no time. Covering the basics right the way through to more advanced procedures and treatments, this qualification will lay down a strong foundation for your future career.

Working from our award-winning salon, Elements, you'll get invaluable, real-life work experience, helping you develop your confidence, customer care and get a real feel for the career ladder you're stepping onto. Working both independently, and as part of a close-knit team, this Diploma will see you share your knowledge as it develops, preparing you for any career path you decide to take.

  • What will be studied
    • Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector
    • Provide basic manicure
    • Provide basic pedicure
    • Salon reception duties
    • Skin care
    • The art of photographic make up
    • Themed face painting
    • Working with others in the Hair & Beauty sector
  • What are the entry requirements?

    There are no formal entry requirements for this course, you will need to

    • Possess an artistic flair
    • Have excellent people skills
  • Where does this course lead to?
    • Trainee make-up artist
    • Trainee nail technician
  • What qualifications will be gained?

    Completion of this course will lead to a Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

  • How will this course be delivered?

    This programme will be delivered via

    • Practical workshops
    • Theoretical studies
    • Tutorials from our award-winning staff

    The course is run for 16 hours per week over 3 days.

    Classes generally run between 9am-5pm but may vary.

    Timetables will be given to all students during enrolment and induction week.

  • How will I be assessed?

    You will be assessed practically through observation in a salon environment and will be required to complete written assignments and online examinations throughout the course period.  

  • How to get a place?

    Fill out our quick and easy application form HERE

  • Other Information:

    Students aged 19+ will be subject to fees. Student finance offers help with Advanced Learner Loans and support to students, please contact Student Services on 01562 512003 or for more information.

    While on the course we would expect you to bring equipment to classes to assist with completing lesson tasks, such as;

    • Pens
    • Pencils
    • Memory stick
    • Notepad

    A uniform and kit are required to complete your practical work and assessments, they can both be purchased from a supplier recommended by the department

  • Exam Board:
    • KC Level 2 Beauty Therapy
    • KC Level 2 Hair and Media Make-up


Start Date : September 2023 End Date : June 2024 Fee : N/A
Day : N/A Time : N/A Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 Year
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