Advanced Apprenticeship Beauty Therapy - Framework, Routes: General, Massage and Spa Framework
|Course Duration:||2 Year(s) maximum|
|Course Mode:||Part Time|
The Apprenticeship programme will provide you with valuable training in all aspects of body massage, facial and body electrical treatments, aromatherapy using pre-blended oils and electrolysis. You will need to have completed a Level 2 beauty therapy qualification and be employed in a suitable salon which is willing to support you in gaining a nationally recognised qualification at Level 3 specialising in beauty therapy. This programme is fully funded for 16-18 age groups , and partially funded for the 19+ age group. THERE WILL BE NEW STANDARDS INTRODUCED AS PART OF THE APPRENTICESHIP REFORM ACROSS ALL THE OCCUPATIONAL AREAS FROM 2015.
ADVANCED APPRENTICESHIP FRAMEWORK
The Framework is made up of the following components. In order to be successful you must complete and achieve all elements.
• MAIN NVQ
The full NVQ Level 3 Beauty qualification consists of mandatory units and optional units that link to the different routes.
The 3 routes which you can choose from are as follows:
• FUNCTIONAL SKILLS
Level 2 English
Level 2 Maths
• EMPLOYMENT RESPONSIBILITIES AND RIGHTS & EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY
This is an assignment based on evidence collection
• PERSONAL LEARNING AND THINKING SKILLS
You will need a salon uniform and will be advised with regard to the kit required. There will also be a £35 fee to cover trips and activities.
Progression & Career Opportunities
The programme provides you with a Level 3 qualification and the skills necessary for your career in Beauty Therapy. It will open up career opportunities for employment in the supervisory aspect of Beauty Therapy. Possibility of Management Apprenticeships/Retail and Customer Service Apprenticeship Training/Assessing and Quality Assurance qualifications. Short course in Management and Professional qualifications.
You will be interviewed as part of the admissions process which will include screening and a trade assessment. You will need to have achieved the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy or equivalent and be currently employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a beauty salon running a column of clients. The successful applicants will be expected to show the personal qualities required for working in the beauty therapy industry. Your clientele should provide you with assessment opportunities for Level 3 work.
Learning Assessment & Support
We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability at CRC. To make this happen we offer both learnng and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs.
You will be observed carrying out commercial activities mainly in the workplace but also in our modern, well-equipped salons within the College, which provide a realistic commercial setting in which you can gain experience in dealing with clients. You will have the opportunity to use an extensive range of high quality beauty products and excellent specialist equipment.
You will be expected to demonstrate your competence in all units to the standard required in industry.
Assessment takes place throughout the programme by a variety of methods including :
• practical assessment
• oral assessment
• written assessment
• completion of a portfolio
• completion of a log book
There will be independent assessment papers relating to treatment knowledge.
How to Apply
If you are interested in applying for an Apprenticeship, please contact our Apprenticeship Team on tel. 01223 418778 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also check out our current Apprenticeship vacancies on our website www.camre.ac.uk/apprenticeships
We will help you to develop a range of wider skills including English & Maths that will make you into a well-rounded professional who will be highly valued by employers and universities.