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NVQ Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy
Time – 9.30am – 4pm One day a week for 25 weeks plus home study.
Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology and health and safety whilst looking in depth at the physiology of aging. They will also develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to consult with and manage clients. Learners will learn how to provide a range of beauty treatments including basic and advanced epilation along with laser and IPL applications in order to make informed decisions for the purpose of hair removal and skin rejuvenation.
In parallel, learners will develop their communication, problem solving and research skills, their awareness of environmental sustainability and their commercial and customer service skills, all of which are valued highly by employers.
What units are included in the course?
- Apply micro dermabrasion
- Provide electrical epilation
- Advanced epilation techniques
- Laser and light treatments for hair removal
- Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation
- Management of health, safety and security in the salon
- Physiology of ageing
- Quality management of client care in the hair and beauty sector
Who is this qualification for?
The VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Permanent Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation is a vocational qualification aimed at 16+ learners who wish to pursue a career as an employed and/or self-employed beauty therapist specialising in hair removal and skin rejuvenation.
You will need to have a Level 3 qualification in beauty therapy to study this course and have a years current industry experience prior to enrolling.
How do I access the theory course material?
Once you have purchased your course, you will be given access to the theory course material via your own personal login. This will give you a step by step guide through each task that you need to complete prior to coming on the course.
How is the award achieved?
You will come to the academy to learn the beauty therapy units every week and be set assignment work and case studies to do at home from what you have learnt in the classroom. You will be able to use our purpose built virtual platform with videos of the treatments you are learning along with all the underpinning knowledge you need for the course to refer to. You will then return your coursework to your tutor for marking. Your tutor will give you positive feedback so you can build your portfolio of work.
You will have assessments at the academy once you are competent and some multiple choice assessments to sit when you are ready.
A timetable will be given to you on your induction day.
Do I need a model?
Yes, you will need to bring a model with but we will let you know when and what for at the start of the course so you have plenty of time to arrange it. We also have a list of models that you can use, should you need too.
Equipment will be provided for you to practise with.
How much is the Advanced Learner Loan for this course?
Once you start earning £21,000 you will be start paying the loan back in small increments. The total loan is £5421 for this course, but you only start paying it back once / if you earn £21,000. You can also self fund this course if you prefer.
Is a kit included in the price?
Kits are not included for this course but please see our kit page for our recommended supplier. We will discuss this in more detail on the induction.
When will I receive my certificate?
Once you have completed the course and your portfolio has been internally verified by the centre, your certificate will be claimed from VTCT and posted to you. (Approximately 4 weeks)