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The VTCT Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy provides you with knowledge and skills to be able to perform basic beauty treatments and start your journey in Beauty.  It can give you a taster of Level 2 and is also ideal for younger students with an interest in working in a salon.  The units of study are:


  • Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector
  • Presenting a Professional Image 
  • Health and Safety
  • Skincare
  • Basic Manicure
  • Basic Pedicure
  • Basic Makeup 
  • The Art of Photographic Makeup
  • Create a hair and Beauty image
  • Working with Others in the Sector
  • Salon reeception
  • Nail art
  • Themed face painting

This course is completed over 10 days. The majority of this time will be spent gaining and learning practical techniques to carry out the treatments in the salon working on real clients.


There is also a theory content to ensure that you have the underpinning essential knowledge for each unit.


Home study is required to ensure that you meet the necessary criteria through our Online Classroom OlivElearn


This Course is fully accredited by VTCT - Vocational Training Charitable Trust, is a Government-approved awarding organisation.

Requirements:  You will need to attend in a Salon Tunic and Trousers. 


Times: 9.00am – 4.00pm
Duration: 10 days 

Beauty Therapy L1 Diploma VTCT

SKU: AB10243
  • This course is ideal for those wishing to get a taster of the beauty industry and wish to build up their confidence. It is especially ideal for pre-16 students who wish to gain entry to a FE college L2 Beauty Therapy programme. 


    Throughout the course you will be assessed by a combination of short assignments, tests and practical assessments of your work; and will compile a portfolio of evidence.   


    No kit is required for this course however we do recommend that you purchase one to allow you to practise at home - your tutor will discuss this with you at the start of your course.


    This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications

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