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Beauty Therapy
Level 2 apprenticeship

Who is the apprenticeship for?

If you’re looking for the best way to enter the beauty industry, you’ve just found it! Experience is vital in the beauty industry, and an apprenticeship can help you gain experience and the qualifications to match. You can choose to specialise in make-up, spa therapy and massage, or other beauty treatments such as nails, waxing, and spray tanning.

Personal attributes that suit those starting a career in beauty therapy include first-class communication skills, an eye for detail, the ability to use people skills to make customers feel comfortable and relaxed, whether fulfilling reception duties or assisting with technical beauty services.

Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 2

15 months

City & Guilds

What will you learn?

You will develop your technical skills and creativity as well as broadening your understanding of specific treatments and techniques. Gain direct hands-on experience to be confident to provide and promote a range of therapeutic facial and body care services.

How will you learn?

Our Personal Tutors will deliver high-quality face-to-face learning and coaching and provide all the resources you will need to progress quickly. Our intuitive learner management system ‘Bud’ will really bring the subject to life through interactive learning tools, access to complementary online resources and relevant social communities, as well as provide real-time information so that you will always know where you’re at in your learner journey.

This apprenticeship will develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours in the following areas:

Knowledge

  • Actions to reduce risks to health and safety
  • Promote additional services or products to customers
  • Correct product use
  • Understand policies & processes
  • Industry codes of practice & ethics

Skills

  • Provide facial skincare treatment
  • Provide pedicure services
  • Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes
  • Carry out waxing services
  • Provide manicure services

Behaviours

  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Personal qualities
  • Adaptability
  • Show responsibility
  • Managing performance

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Your pathway to success

Once you have completed your Beauty Therapy Intermediate Level 2 apprenticeship, you could progress within your role, seek out employment as a Junior Beauty Therapist it is a versatile role. It offers many opportunities to work in a variety of locations such as spas, hotels, hospitals, care homes, cruise ships, holiday resorts and health clubs.

You can also progress to a higher level apprenticeship programme to improve your skills and expertise. Get in touch to find out more.

If you’re interested in starting your Hair & Beauty career with Paragon Skills, we can help you get there. Get in touch today!

FAQs

Do I have to find a job first?

If you’re not currently employed or looking for a new job, you can apply for apprenticeship vacancies advertised by employers looking to employ an apprentice, as you must be employed to undertake an apprenticeship.

You can view current vacancies here: apprenticeship vacancies

If you already have a job and wish to gain a qualification in that industry as an apprentice, this is possible subject to your employer’s agreement.

Will it cost me anything?

No. Your employer pays your wage and we apply for government funding from the Education and Skills Funding Agency to support the cost of your qualification.
Currently 100% funding is available for apprentices ages 16 – 18 and 90% for those aged 19 + (subject to the employers levy status).

You or your employer can call us to discuss any questions you have regarding funding on 0800 783 2545.

Can I undertake an Apprenticeship with my current employer?

Yes. If you already have a job and wish to gain a nationally recognised qualification in that role, an apprenticeship is a great way to do it. A great way to start is to visit our employing an apprentice page ready to discuss with your employer or give us a call on 0800 783 2545

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Georgina Key

If you are considering taking up an apprenticeship – DO IT! Even if you don’t believe you can! I’m autistic, dyslexic and a single mother of a special needs child and I achieved mine.

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