Make-Up VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Price of Course £1700  Now only £1200

Start Date

Students can start this course at any time

Introduction

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Make-up is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed beauty therapist specialising in make-up.

This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) for make-up and is recognised by the UK’s leading professional bodies, The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a beauty therapist specialising in make-up.

Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 1 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.

What could this qualification lead to?

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification has been specifically designed for the 16-19 age groups, and will develop the knowledge skills to prepare learners for employment as a beauty therapist specialising in make-up. Learners will have their beauty therapy make-up skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a junior beauty therapist specialising in make-up including: facial skincare, enhancement of eyebrows and eyelashes, make-up services, instructing on skincare and make-up application, effectiveness at work, health and safety and promoting additional products and services to clients.

Learners will further develop their understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: ear piercing, spa operations, threading, skin camouflage, salon reception duties – the full list of optional units is presented in the learners Record of Assessment book (ROA) (specification). This structure of this qualification provides learners with the flexibility to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills depending upon their designated career pathway as a junior beauty therapist specialising in make-up.

What could this qualification lead to?

Career opportunities as a junior beauty therapist, specialising in make-up ,exist in a variety of contexts, including:

  – Commercial beauty salons
  – Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
– Beauty retail concessions

Whilst this qualification’s primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a junior beauty therapist specialising in make-up, 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
    – VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Make-Up
    – VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services

Progression opportunities also exist in the form of specialist VTCT vocationally related qualifications:

– VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Make-Up Artistry
– VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair and Media Make-Up
– VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology
– VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy
– VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Spa and Body Treatments
– VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments
– VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Fashion and Photographic Make-Up
– VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Swedish Massage
– VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage
– VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage
– VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Camouflage Make-Up
– VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Micro Dermabrasion Treatments
– VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Epilation
– VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Facial Electrotherapy
– VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Face and Body Art
– VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Massage Using Pre- Blended Aromatherapy Oils
– VTCT Level 3 Award in Lash Extensions
– VTCT Level 3 Award in Advanced (Intimate) Waxing Techniques
– VTCT Level 3 Award in Tanning Treatments
– VTCT Level 3 Award in Spa Treatments
– VTCT Level 3 Award in Nail Art
– VTCT Level 3 Award in Airbrush Make-Up

Make-Up VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy

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Course Units

Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety

This unit is about providing you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to be responsible for health and safety in the workplace.

This unit is for everyone at work (whether paid, unpaid, full or part-time). It is about being aware of the main risks in your workplace and knowing how to identify and deal with them

Promote additional services or products to clients

Services or products are continually changing in salons to keep up with client’s expectations. By offering new or improved services and products your salon can increase client satisfaction.

Many salons must promote these to be able to survive in a competitive world. It is equally important for salons that are not in competitive environments to encourage their clients to try new services or products.

This unit is all about your need to keep pace with new developments and to encourage your clients to take an interest in them. Clients expect more and more services or products to be offered to meet their own growing expectations.

They need to be made aware of what is available from your salon to give them a greater choice

Develop and maintain effectiveness at work

This unit is about taking responsibility for improving your performance at work and working well with your colleagues so as to make a positive contribution to the overall effectiveness of your salon.

Provide facial skin care treatment

This unit is about improving and maintaining facial skincondition using a variety of treatments.

These treatments include: skin exfoliation, skin warming, extraction, facial massage, mask treatments and the use of facial products.

Such treatments must be successfully provided to a range of clients with a variety of skin types and conditions.
To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work.

You will also need to maintain your personal appearance and good communication with the client.

Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes

This unit is about providing eyelash and eyebrow treatments. It covers the use of a variety of consultation techniques to establish the treatment and outcomes required by the client. You will need to be able to provide eyebrow shaping and artificial lash treatments using a
variety of work techniques.

You will also need to be able to tint eyebrows and lashes for clients with different colouring
characteristics (i.e. fair, red, dark and white).

To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work.

You will also need to maintain your personal appearance and good communication with the client.

Provide make-up services

This unit is about providing make-up services for a variety of occasions, including day, evening and special occasions.

You will need to show you can work with a variety of skin types and conditions. The unit covers the application of a wide range of make-up products to different skin tones and age groups.

To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work.
You will also need to maintain your personal appearance and good communication with the client.

Instruct clients in the use of and application of skin care products and make-up

This unit is about providing skin care and make-up instruction and giving product advice to individual clients from a variety of age groups and for a range of different purposes.
You will need to be able to advise and instruct on the correct use of tools, equipment and the application of skin care and make-up products to suit a variety of clients’ needs.

To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work.
You will also need to maintain your personal appearance and good communication with the client.

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