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Apprenticeship Standard Beauty Therapist Level 2

Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship Standard Beauty Therapist Level 2

Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

Course Code: APL2B Duration: 1.5 Years Attendance: Apprenticeship Location: Farnborough Campus Start Date: 09/09/2024    
VTCT Approved

Overview

About the course

A Beauty therapist works in one of the largest, trusted, professional and continually expanding industries within the Hair and Beauty Sector.  The work environment can be varied in size, style and ambiance, from a cruise ship, through to small bespoke salons or luxury high end beauty salons and spas. A Beauty Therapist works independently or as part of a team supported by a manager when completing treatments as a key part of a beauty business. They demonstrate a willingness to learn, have an enquiring and curious mind and are enthusiastic to learn about their chosen career. In addition, they exhibit a good work ethic applied to learning, drive and commitment to learn and maintain continual professional development. They deliver essential one-to-one Beauty Therapy treatments whilst maintaining the organisation’s image, financial viability and reputation. They complete all duties and treatments within the scope of the occupational role in accordance with legal, industry and organisational requirements within commercially viable times. They act with professionalism, without supervision and observe safe working practices to a high level of precision. 

What will I study?

Level 2 Diploma for Beauty Professionals -   Beauty therapist

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Your course

What modules are covered?

Level 2 Diploma for Beauty Professionals -   Beauty therapist

Skills and knowledge A Beauty Therapist is able to: A Beauty Therapist knows and understands:
Professionalism and values Carry out and maintain beauty therapy legal, industry and organisational requirements for professionalism and demonstrate a passion for the industry: meet organisational and industry standards of appearance; work under pressure, observe time management and self-management; provide advice and recommendations on the beauty treatments, products, aftercare and appointments; complete services in a commercially viable time and to a high standard; demonstrate an appreciation of equality and diversity; describe the range of treatments and products in the beauty therapy industry; maintain client confidentiality and rights to support the client journey; demonstrate excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills; deal with problems within the scope and responsibilities of the occupation, swiftly seeking assistance from a senior member of staff when required Beauty therapy industry, legal and organisational requirements: procedures, guidelines, codes of practice, ethics,  equality and diversity and quality assurance systems; time and self-management principles; Beauty Therapy duties, standards of appearance, personal hygiene, etiquette, housekeeping; commercially viable times for the completion of treatments; continuing professional development; Consumer Rights Act and the Data Protection Act, GDPR; the role of the reception and associated areas; how to complete a sale and handle payments from clients; how to make appointments for salon services, the types of products and treatments in beauty therapy and related industries, client confidentiality and rights, the client journey (from meet and greet to advice and support); the importance of aftercare advice and recommendations; verbal and non-verbal communication skills; how to deal with problems within the scope and responsibilities of the occupation, swiftly seeking assistance from a senior member of staff
Safe working Practices Meet legal, industry and organisational requirements: maintain effective, hygienic and safe working methods; meet health and safety considerations; adhere to workplace, suppliers’ or manufacturers’ instructions for the safe use of equipment, materials and products; maintain the client’s modesty, privacy and comfort; minimise risks of cross-infection, injury or fatigue; promote environmental and sustainable working practices; ensure personal hygiene and protection meets industry, organisational and local authority requirements; correctly use, store and dispose of personal protective equipment Legal, industry and organisational requirements: use of tools, equipment, materials and products; workplace housekeeping: cleaning, disinfection, sterilisation, waste disposal; supplier or manufacturer’s instructions; protection of self and client; direct and indirect cross-infection; contraindications and contra-actions; methods that promote environmental and sustainable working practices; how to recognise and reduce the risk of injury to self and others by maintaining correct posture; health and safety legislation and practice
  A Beauty Therapist is able to: A Beauty Therapist knows and understands:
Provide waxing services Consult, plan, prepare and perform waxing services to remove unwanted hair on clients from the legs, underarms, face and bikini line Types of equipment and products, waxing services and how these are carried out. The structure and function of the skin and hair. The hair growth cycle and factors that affect hair growth
Provide hand and nail treatments Consult, plan, prepare and perform hand and nail treatments on clients The techniques, tools and equipment used within hand and nail treatments, the anatomy and physiology of hands, lower arms, nails and skin
Provide foot treatments Consult, plan, prepare and perform foot and nail treatments on clients The techniques, tools and equipment used within foot treatments, the anatomy and physiology of the lower leg, foot, nails and skin
Provide facial treatments Consult, plan, prepare and perform facial skin care treatments, use facial products and equipment, and improve and maintain skin condition on clients The techniques, tools and equipment used for facial treatments, the anatomy and physiology of the face, the structure and function of the skin, including of skin conditions
Provide eyelash and eyebrow treatments Consult, plan, prepare and perform enhancements to the appearance of the eyebrows and lashes on clients The techniques, tools and equipment used for eyebrow artistry and their effects, to colour eyelashes, and to attach, maintain and remove semi-permanent and temporary eyelashes
Provide make-up application Consult, plan, prepare and perform make-up services on clients The techniques, tools and equipment used to create different make-up effects for different occasions
Provide basic massage treatments Consult, plan, prepare and perform manual back, neck and shoulder massage treatments on clients Correct use, application and benefits of massage techniques, the anatomy and physiology of the body and systems

Behaviours

These behaviours ensure that clients receive a positive impression of both the organisation and the individual:

  1. Personal and professional ethics: demonstrates a commitment to quality, maintains honesty, integrity and confidentiality
  2. Flexible and positive attitude: Adapts positively to changing work priorities and patterns when new tasks need to be completed or requirements change.
  3. Maintain client care principles and practices: show clients/customers respect at all times and in all circumstances, demonstrate client empathy, sensitivity and awareness.

Find out about the new standard, click on the link:

Beauty therapist / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

How will I be assessed?

You will have an End Point Assessment by an external examiner.

What training will be provided?

Apprentices attend Farnborough College of Technology once a week to learn the underpinning knowledge and develop their skills. The apprentice will need to buy beauty tools and text books that cost approximately £125.

Apprenticeships are a proven way of increasing staff retention and productivity. 92% of employers who employ apprentices believe that Apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce. Apprenticeships enable employers to recruit and train the employees to meet the specific needs of their business.

For more information or to recruit an Apprentice,
please contact our Employer Hotline on 01252 407299
or visit www.farn-ct.ac.uk/apprentice

Your future

What Next?

May be able to progess onto the Level 3 Advance beauty therapist.

Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

You must be aged 16 and over with GCSEs (A* - E) 9 - 3 in Maths and English.

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