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Hair and Beauty

Hair and Beauty: Beauty Specialist Techniques Certificate Level 2 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This evening course starts in September 2024 and will run for one year.

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • A genuine interest and enthusiasm in beauty therapy, with a dedication and commitment to the course.

You will achieve

Level 2 Vocational Training Charitable Trust Beauty Specialist Techniques Certificate.

Course overview

Want to become the next celebrity make-up artist? Dreaming of owning your own beauty salon? Maybe you enjoy finding out the latest beauty tips and want to find out how to apply them?

On this one year course you will develop your knowledge, understanding and practical skills required for success with the beauty industry.

Course content

The areas of study are:

  • Health and safety practice in the salon
  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • Providing facial skin care
  • Providing eyelash and brow treatments
  • Appling make-up
  • Removing hair using waxing techniques
  • Providing manicure treatments

You will carry out practical assessments, written tasks and online exams.

You will be required to purchase an essential equipment kit, uniform, and shoes before starting the course. Order forms will be provided on enrolment.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

On completion of the programme, you may wish to progress onto Level 3 Beauty Therapy.

How much does the course cost?

This course costs £633. There may be funding available for this course – please see the drop-down option below for more details. There is also an introductory course which must be completed which costs £85. There is no funding available for the introductory course, so all learners must pay this fee.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

We have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates.

Part-time courses are only available for learners who are 19 years old and above. You may not have to pay for this course if you are employed but earn below £21,255 a year, or if you receive Job Seekers Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit. If you are unemployed, actively seeking employment and receive Council Tax Benefit, Housing Benefit, Income Support or WFTC then you may also receive funding for this course. You will need to provide evidence of your eligibility which will be checked at enrolment.

This course is funded by South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) and/or West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA). You must be living in the South or West Yorkshire regions to qualify for funding.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Hair and Beauty: Beauty Specialist Techniques Certificate Level 2 Part-time

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