Now you can advance your career, from the convenience of your home!
· There are now a large number of options to train in the beauty industry, and with us you can study Beauty Therapy Online learning. This means that your tutor support and assignment feedback are just click away.
· Develop a good understanding of massage and modern electrical treatments.
· Acquire knowledge of the science behind beauty treatments
· Learn the practicalities of managing a successful salon
· Master the latest techniques of nail enhancements and design
· Develop your professional skills and become customer-focused
· Gain understanding of the regulations that are relevant to the nail industry
· Prepare to work within a salon or run your own business
· Understand the wider nail industry and the job opportunities within it
UNIT 1: BODY, FACE AND SCALP MASSAGE AND BODY ELECTRICAL TREATMENTS
o Client consultation
o Body analysis
o Preparation of the area for massage and body treatments
o Classification of movements
o Types of massage
o Electrical and mechanical body treatments
o Cellulite and lymphatic damage
o Anti-ageing skin treatments
o Muscle treatments
UNIT 2: ADVANCED SKIN ANALYSIS AND FACIAL ELECTRICAL TREATMENTS
o Consultation and advanced skin analysis
o Equipment and effects
o Facial high frequency
o Facial faradic
o Facial microdermabrasion
UNIT 3: ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND THE EFFECTS OF SALON TREATMENTS
o The heart
o The lymphatic system
o The nervous system
o The endocrine system
o The skeleton
o The skin
UNIT 4: WET AND DRY HEAT TREATMENTS
o The spa experience
o Spa reception
o Cleansing and exfoliating the skin
o Cold or chill therapy
o Static/portable heat treatments
o Skin tests
o Water treatments
UNIT 5: SALON MANAGEMENT
o Health and safety at work act (HASAW 1974)
o Methods of communication
o Hygiene o Sterilisation
o Avoiding cross infection
UNIT 6: SALON OPERATIONS AND ORGANISATION
o The reception area
o Welcoming clients
o Dealing with complaints
o Time management
o Retailing and promotions
o Customer legislation
o Emergency procedures and security
o Personal and professional development
NAIL TECHNICIAN LEVEL 3 UNIT 1: HEALTH AND SAFETY
o Health and safety legislation
o Hygiene in the workplace
o Preventing infection
o Preparing for the client
o Your health and safety responsibilities
o Risk assessment
o First aid
o Fire precautions
o COSHH within the nail industry
o Data protection
o Security procedures
o Cash handling
UNIT 2: CUSTOMER RELATIONS
o Professional standards
o National Occupational Standards
o Client consultation
o New clients
o Regular clients
o Agreeing a treatment plan
o Giving aftercare advice
o Effective communication techniques
o How to handle complaints
o Dealing with staff disputes or disagreements
UNIT 3: NAIL ENHANCEMENTS: APPLICATION AND MAINTENANCE
o Preparing your work area
o Seating and lighting
o Sterilising equipment
o Methods of sterilisation
o Nail enhancement products
o Other considerations
o Nail and skin analysis
o The structure of the skin
o The structure of the nail
o Nail growth
o Nail types
o Nail diseases and disorders
o Preparing the nail and applying tips
o Preparing the natural nail
o Different tips and their features
o Guidelines for choosing suitable tips
o Acrylic and powder enhancements
o Gel enhancements
o Fibreglass or silk (wrap system) enhancements
o Sculpture nail enhancements
UNIT 4: NAIL ART: DESIGN AND APPLICATION
o Equipment for nail art
o Consulting with clients
o Planning a nail art treatment
o How to design nail art
o Different nail art brushes
o Techniques and designs
o Charms and rhinestones
o Even lines and striping techniques
o Dots and circles
o Flower designs
o Using glitter
o How toapply nail transfers
o Applying foils
o Nail jewellery
o Airbrushing: equipment and techniques
UNIT 5: WORKING IN THE NAIL INDUSTRY
o Where can a nail technician work?
o Being your own boss
o Obtaining finance
o Self-employed status
o Marketing yourself
o Working for a company
o Working on a mobile basis
o Working on cruise ships
o Working in the media industry
o Working in teaching
The Beauty Therapy and Nail Technician course is assessed through regular written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor. You do not need to appear for and pass any external examination.
You may start at any time and have 12 months to complete your studies. The estimated time to complete the course is 160 hours. This offers you sufficient and flexibility to work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.
This course is designed for study by remote learning from home or work. Students receive a course manual, assignments and study guide, plus full tutor support.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a level 3 NCFE certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (where level 2 and 3 courses are similar in difficulty to GCSEs and A Levels, respectively).
The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual's QCF level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved. This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by Open Study College which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to courses.
NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. These are Ofqual (the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator in England); the Welsh Government and CCEA (the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment) in Northern Ireland.
WHAT SKILLS ARE NEEDED TO REGISTER ONTO THIS COURSE?
You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course, however, you may wish to study the Level 2 Beauty Therapy course before going onto to Level 3.
IS THERE A TIME LIMIT FOR COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE?
You may start at any time and have 12 months to complete your studies. This course can be adapted to work around your lifestyle.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE COURSE?
·Comprehensive study guide
·Personal tutor support
·Assignment marking and feedback
·FREE NUS student discount card
·FREE CV writing service
·FREE Beauty Kit
·FREE Nail Technician Kit
WHAT ABOUT ANY ADDITIONAL COSTS?
Everything you need is included in the price!
WHAT DO I DO IF I STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
For further information please contact us.