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Apprenticeship, Level 2

Beauty Therapist

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

Beauty Therapists can work independently or as part of a team, where they are supported by a manager when completing treatments as a key part of a beauty business. They deliver essential one-to-one Beauty Therapy Treatments whilst maintaining the organisation’s reputation, image and financial viability.

Job Occupations: Beauty Therapist

Planned Duration: 18 months (Practical period: 15 months, End Point Assessment period: 3 months)

Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to work for a real employer, earn a real salary and gain a real qualification whilst gaining valuable workplace skills and experience. If you are aged 16 or above, are driven to succeed in a particular industry and are willing to commit yourself to training and study, then an Apprenticeship could be the right career move for you.

The apprentice will learn, work, earn and achieve a qualification all at the same time.

To achieve the apprenticeship they will complete the following:

  • An industry designed and recognised apprenticeship
  • End Point Assessment (Knowledge Test and Observation)

The apprentice will work towards the following Functional Skills:

  • Mathematics up to Level 2
  • English up to Level 2

Learners who have already achieved GCSEs (A-C or equivalent) in Maths and English may be exempt from Functional Skills.

The apprenticeship is mainly work based, with one day per week in college. The apprentice may also be required to attend College for functional skills if needed.

Upon completion of this Apprenticeship, the Apprentice may progress into employment within the Beauty sector, or choose to undertake further studies relevant to their work.

There are no formal entry requirements for an apprenticeship (unless an employer stipulates any themselves) however all potential apprentices will undertake a basic Maths and English assessment prior to enrolment.

Knowledge Test and Observation

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