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Level 2 English and maths prior to EPA

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18 Months

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A Beauty Therapist works in one of the largest, trusted, professional and continually expanding industries within the Hair and Beauty Sector.


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.

What will I study?

  • carry out beauty therapy treatments in line with legal, industry and organisational requirements, maintaining honesty, integrity and confidentiality
  • carry out, maintains and stores detailed and confidential beauty treatment consultations with clients, choosing the most appropriate treatments and products
  • implement and practices safe ways of working for themselves and others in accordance with legal, beauty therapy and organisational requirements
  • select, use, and apply a range of beauty therapy techniques, products, tools and equipment to provide:
  • waxing services (legs, underarms, face and bikini line)
  • hand and nail treatments
  • foot treatments
  • facial skin care treatments
  • eyelash and eyebrow treatments
  • make-up application
  • basic massage treatments (back, neck and shoulder)

Entry Requirements

Apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for level 2 English and maths prior to taking the end point assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3 and British Sign Language qualification is an alternative to English qualifications for whom this is their primary language.

How will I be assessed?

  • An Independent End Point Assessor (IEPA) from an Assessment
  • Organisation on the Register of End-Point Assessment
  • Organisations (RoEPAO) will carry out the EPA.

Your Study Programme

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Top 10 in England for 16-18 year old Advanced Apprenticeship success

Timely success
  • Ofsted Good
  • Lancaster University.
  • University of South Wales.
  • University of Central Lancashire.
  • Skills for Health Quality Mark
  • Advance HE.
  • University of the Arts London.
  • Disability Confident Employer.