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Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
13/10/20201 Year2Part-Time - DayCity CampusSkills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

This course if for people who want to start a career in the beauty therapy industry. The course covers key areas of barbering including:

Health and Safety, How to shampoo, condition and treat the hair and scalp, How to cut hair using basic barbering techniques, How to dry and finish mens hair, How to create basic patterns in hair, How to

You will need at least two GCSEs at grade 4 including English Language and preferably maths, or a Level 1 hairdressing qualification and you will be required to pass a skills assessment at the start of the course.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+450.00*You will need to provide your own stationery.

This course covers the various aspects of beauty therapy including:

Facial skin care treatment
Enhancing the appearance of eyebrows and lashes
Waxing services
Manicure and pedicure services
Make up services
Reception duties
Promoting products and services
Health and Safety
How you will learn
You will learn through a variety of teaching methods including practical work working on students/clients/members of the general public and theory work in our modern training facilities.

Your Curriculum Team

Deborah Simpson

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What’s next?

After successfully completing the course you could apply your skills to find work in the beauty industry or progress on to a Level 3 Beauty Therapy course, within the general route or Spa.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.