|VTCT Product Code: AB10243||GLH: 353||Age Restriction: 13|
|Qualification Number: 600/1647/4||Units: 13|
|Level: 1||Minimum Credits: 40|
Who is this qualification for?
The VTCT Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a qualification that has been specifically designed to introduce you to practical beauty therapy skills. This qualification has been designed for the 14-16 age groups, and will develop the knowledge skills to prepare learners for further study. Learners will have their beauty therapy skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.
The purpose of this qualification is develop your skills in beauty therapy and will provide you with the foundation for further learning. It will also enable you to perform your own basic services and to assist others in the salon.
Why is this qualification most suitable?
This qualification will prepare learners to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients. This qualification offers a wide range of mandatory and optional units designed to introduce learners to beauty therapy treatments in preparation for further study at level 2.
What does this qualification cover?
This qualification will enable you to improving the appearance of the hands and feet with basic manicure and pedicure techniques, you will also learn how to provide relaxing head massage treatments, cleansing, toning and moisturising treatments, and you will learn how to give advice on skin care, and basic day make-up application.
To further enhance your skills you will also cover artistic and creative elements on your course such as nail art, themed face painting and photographic make-up.
To underpin this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety and you will also develop an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the skills required to support you in the beauty therapy industry such as salon reception duties, retail displays and working with others.
What could this qualification lead to?
This qualification will prepare you for further study at level 2 and you may choose to develop your skills in a specialist pathway by undertaking vocational qualifications in beauty therapy at Level 2 such as:
VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services
VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Make-Up)
VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques
VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies
VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up
Mandatory Group - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 13 components and earn a minimum of 40 credits.
|Unit Code||Unit Ref||Unit Title||Level||Credits||GLH|
|UV10343||R/502/3981||Introduction to the hair and beauty sector||1||3||25|
|UV10344||Y/502/3982||Presenting a professional image in a salon||1||3||25|
|UV10346||L/502/3980||The art of photographic make-up||2||5||30|
|UV10416||R/601/3557||Providing basic manicure treatment||1||3||30|
|UV10417||L/601/3556||Providing basic pedicure treatment||1||3||30|
|UV10477||A/600/6327||Follow health and safety in the salon||1||3||22|
|UV10478||H/600/6323||Working with others in the hair and beauty sector||1||2||19|
|UV10479||Y/600/4875||Create a hair and beauty image||1||3||30|
|UV10481||R/600/6334||Salon reception duties||1||3||22|
|UV30333||K/502/3470||Nail art application||1||3||30|
|UV30335||Y/502/3464||Skin care||Entry 3||3||30|
|UV30339||J/502/3797||Basic make-up application||1||3||30|
|UV30340||L/502/3803||Themed face painting||1||3||30|
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