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LHAA Accredited Bridal Hair

Course TitleLHAA accredited Bridal Hair
OverviewThis course will teach you all the skills to provide the specialist service of bridal and occasion hair.
Course ContentThe course includes:
Basic hair up methods including half up, bridal updos, traditional bun, vintage chignon, hair rolls, barrel curling and double barrel curling waves, curls and texture techniques
Entry RequirementsThe Bridal Hair Course is suitable for beginners
Duration3 days
Cost£300 (A combined course in Bridal Hair and Make Up would be £500)
Kit requiredPurchase of a kit is optional

LHAA Accredited Bridal Make Up

Course TitleLHAA accredited Bridal Make Up
OverviewThis course will teach you all the skills to provide the specialist service of make-up techniques for Weddings and special occasions
Course ContentThe course includes:
Skin Finishes
Contouring/Strobing
Bridal Eyes
Bridal Make-Up Kit/ Products
Natural Bridal Looks
Defined Bridal Looks
Bridal Trends
Airbrushing make up
Entry RequirementsThe Bridal Make Up course is suitable for beginners
Duration3 days
Cost£300 (A combined course in Bridal Hair and Make Up would be £500)
Kit requiredPurchase of a kit is optional

VTCT Level 3 Award in Asian Bridal Make-Up

Course TitleLHAA accredited Bridal Make Up
OverviewThe VTCT Level 3 Award in Asian Bridal Make-up has been specifically designed to enable you to develop the knowledge, understanding and practical skills required to design and apply Asian bridal make-up. This will include meeting the client’s treatment objectives and taking into consideration any cultural factors which may affect the treatment being carried out. You will also learn about different Asian bridal looks for brides of different ethnic backgrounds within the Asian market.
Course ContentClass sizes will be a maximum of 4 people – 1 Unit:
Asian Bridal Make-Up
Entry RequirementsNo prior knowledge or experience is required
Duration6 days
Cost£1950
Kit requiredA kit is required and it is included in the price of the course

VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Cosmetic Make-Up

Course TitleVTCT Level 2 Certificate in Cosmetic Make-Up
OverviewThe VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Cosmetic Make-up is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a junior make-up consultant.
Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of the skin, health and safety, client care and cosmetic products. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the skin and apply a variety of make-up products using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.
This qualification will prepare you for employment as a make-up consultant. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a junior make-up consultant.
Course Content5 Units:
  • Provide eyelash and eyebrow treatments
  • Instruction on make-up application
  • Apply make-up
  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Entry RequirementsNo prior knowledge or experience is required
Course Duration7 days
Cost£700
Kit RequiredPurchase of a kit is optional

VTCT Level 3 Award in Media Make-Up

Course TitleVTCT Level 3 Award in media make-up
OverviewThe VTCT Level 3 Award in Media Make-Up is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills and media make-up techniques. You will learn to use latex, liquid blood and other coloured cosmetics to create different character and casualty effects.
You will also learn about applying small prosthetic pieces such as ear tips, chins and noses. Colour theory and presenting your ideas via a mood board are significant elements of this qualification.
The purpose of this qualification is develop your skills in make-up which will provide you with the foundation for further learning or progression into specialist employment or self employment.
Course Content1 unit
Media make-up
Entry RequirementsA level 2 qualification with apply make-up is required or previous experience
Course Duration6 days
Cost£600
Kit RequiredPurchase of a kit is optional

VTCT L3 Award Camouflage Make-Up

Course TitleVTCT L3 Award Camouflage Make-Up
OverviewThe VTCT Level 3 Award in Camouflage Make-Up is a
qualification that has been specifically designed to develop
your practical skills in providing camouflage make-up
services.
You will learn about camouflage make-up for scar tissue,
birth marks, tattoos and other skin imperfections as
desired by clients. You will also learn about the history and
origins of camouflage make-up, including links with
medical professions. Colour matching and colour theory are
also important elements of this course.
Course Content1 unit
Camouflage make-up
Entry RequirementsA level 2 qualification with apply make-up is required or previous
experience
Course Duration3 days
Cost£350
Kit RequiredPurchase of a kit is optional

VTCT L3 Award Airbrush Make-up

Course TitleVTCT L3 Award Airbrush make-up
OverviewThe VTCT Level 3 Award in Airbrush Make-Up is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in the artistic techniques of the application of airbrush make-up to the face as well as how to plan and create airbrush make-up designs.
Course Content3 unit
Apply airbrush make-up to the face
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Entry RequirementsA level 2 qualification with apply make-up is required or previous
experience
Course Duration3 days
Cost£350
Kit RequiredPurchase of a kit is optional

VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Fashion & Photographic Make-Up

Course TitleVTCT Level 3 Certificate in Fashion & Photographic Make-Up
OverviewThe VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Fashion and Photographic Make-up is a vocational qualification to prepare you to enter the beauty or media sector as a specialist make-up artist, with the specific skill of providing fashion and photographic make-up services. All the units in this qualification directly relate to the role of a specialist make-up artist.
Course Content4 units
Promote and sell products and services to clients
  • Fashion and photographic make-up
  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Entry RequirementsThis course is for complete beginners (14 days course) or for people with a level 2 qualification with apply make-up or who have previous experience
Course Duration14 days
Cost£941 (Can be funded through the Advanced Learner Loan)
Kit RequiredPurchase of a kit is optional

VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Fashion & Photographic Make-Up

Course TitleVTCT Level 3 Certificate in Fashion & Photographic Make-Up
OverviewThe VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Fashion and Photographic Make-up is a vocational qualification to prepare you to enter the beauty or media sector as a specialist make-up artist, with the specific skill of providing fashion and photographic make-up services. All the units in this qualification directly relate to the role of a specialist make-up artist.
Course Content4 unit
Promote and sell products and services to clients
Fashion and photographic make-up
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Entry RequirementsThis course is for complete beginners (14 days course) or for people with a level 2 qualification with apply make-up or who have previous experience
Course DurationBeginners: 14 days, People with prior knowledge or experience: 8 days
Cost14 days course: £1000, 8 days course: £700
Kit RequiredPurchase of a kit is optional

VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Face and Body Art

Course TitleVTCT Level 3 Certificate in Face and Body Art
OverviewThe VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Face and Body Art is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in the artistic techniques of the application of airbrush and manual face and body art techniques as well as how to plan and create face and body art designs.
Course Content3 unit
Design and apply face and body art
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Entry RequirementsNo previous experience is required
Course Duration5 days
Cost£600
Kit RequiredPurchase of a kit is optional

Beauty Therapy Short Courses

VTCT Level 2 Award in Threading Depilation

Course TitleVTCT Level 2 Award in Threading Depilation
OverviewThe VTCT Level 2 Award in Threading Depilation has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to provide threading services.
Course Content3 unit
Provide threading services for hair removal
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
Follow health and safety practice in the salon
Entry RequirementsNo previous experience is required
Course Duration2-3 days
Cost£400 including VTCT registration & certification
Kit RequiredA kit will be required

VTCT L2 Award in Wax Depilation

Course TitleVTCT L2 Award in wax depilation
OverviewThe VTCT Level 2 Award in Wax Depilation is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to remove hair using waxing techniques.
Course Content3 unit
Remove hair using waxing techniques
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
Follow health and safety practice in the salon
Entry RequirementsNo previous experience is required
Course Duration2-3 days
Cost£500

VTCT Level 3 Award in Advanced (Intimate) Waxing Techniques

Course TitleVTCT Level 3 Award in Advanced (Intimate) Waxing Techniques
OverviewThe VTCT Level 3 Award in Advanced (Intimate) Waxing Techniques is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to provide advanced (intimate) waxing techniques. The course covers advanced skills required to perform Brazilian and Hollywood waxing. An extremely popular and lucrative salon treatment. Experience in waxing is required before attending this course. Learners will be required to bring in their own models for assessments
Course Content3 units
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Intimate waxing for female clients
Entry RequirementsVTCT Level 2 qualification in Wax Depilation or equivalent qualification.
Course Duration2 days
Cost£400
Kit RequiredNo kit is required

LBTA Award in Advanced (Intimate) Waxing Techniques

Course TitleLBTA Award in Advanced (Intimate) Waxing Techniques
OverviewThe course covers advanced skills required to perform Brazilian and Hollywood waxing. An extremely popular and lucrative salon treatment. Experience in waxing is required before attending this course.

This course does not have to be taken as a qualification as insurance in this area is covered via your waxing qualification

Course Content1 unit
Intimate waxing for female clients
Entry RequirementsVTCT Level 2 qualification in Wax Depilation or equivalent qualification.
Course Duration1 day
Cost£275
Kit RequiredNo kit is required

VTCT L2 Award in eyelash and eyebrow treatments

Course TitleVTCT L2 Award in eyelash and eyebrow treatments
OverviewThe VTCT Level 2 Award in Eyelash and Eyebrow Treatments is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in shaping (tweezers) and colouring (tinting eyelashes and eyebrows). You will learn how to maintain the original eyebrow shape or to change the shape of the eyebrow if desired. You will also learn about different colour characteristics and the chemical process of tinting.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your practical skills to a high level of occupational ability to enable you to provide shaping and colouring treatments for the eyelashes and eyebrows

Course Content1 unit
Provide eyelash and brow treatments
Entry RequirementsNo previous experience is required
Course Duration2 days
Cost£300
Kit RequiredNo kit required

VTCT Level 3 NVQ Award in Single Eyelash Extension Treatments

Course TitleVTCT Level 3 NVQ Award in Single Eyelash Extension Treatments
OverviewThe VTCT Level 3 NVQ Award in Single Eyelash Extensions has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in applying individual permanent lashes. You will have a sound knowledge of health and safety practice in a salon environment. Three models will be required for assessments on the second day of the course
Course ContentProvide single eyelash extension treatments
Entry RequirementsNo previous knowledge or experience is required
Course Duration2 days
Cost£300
Kit RequiredA kit is required at a cost of £65

Lash FX course

Course TitleLash FX course
Overview & Course ContentThe one day Lash FX course will be facilitated by an experienced Lash FX Educator and will cover all aspects of practical application, preparation and aftercare for individual eyelash extensions. This one day course will give you all the knowledge to progress towards becoming an eyelash extension technician and will qualify you to work directly with your own clients, build up a customer base and generate an income.

This course is accredited by BABTAC, ABT and Habia

Entry RequirementsNo previous knowledge or experience is required
Course Duration1 day
Cost£250 including the cost of the kit
Kit RequiredA kit is required and included in the course fee.

VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Microdermabrasion Treatments

Course TitleVTCT Level 3 Certificate in microdermabrasion treatments
OverviewThe VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Micro Dermabrasion Treatments qualifies learners to carry out a micro dermabrasion treatment. It is a technical level qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed beauty/massage therapist. This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as beauty therapist
Course Content3 unit
Apply micro dermabrasion
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Entry RequirementsA level 2 qualification in beauty with a facials unit is required to do this course
Course Duration3 days
Cost£500
Kit RequiredNo kit required

VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage

Course TitleVTCT Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage
OverviewThe VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage prepares you as a specialist massage therapist to provide Indian head massage treatments to a high level of occupational ability to enable you to provide your services for clients in hairdressing, beauty and within the complementary therapy sector.
Course Content4 units
Promote and sell products and services to clients
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Provide Indian head massage
Entry RequirementsNo prior knowledge or experience is required
Course Duration3 days
Cost£941 (Can be funded through the Advanced Learner Loan)
Kit RequiredNo kit required

VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Facial Electrotherapy (including microdermabrasion)

Course TitleVTCT Level 3 Certificate in Facial Electrotherapy (including microdermabrasion)
OverviewThe VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Facial Electrotherapy is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills providing facial electrical treatments including microdermabrasion techniques..
Course Content5 unit
Provide facial electrotherapy treatments
Apply micro dermabrasion
Dermatology and microbiology
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries 3 3 28
Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Entry RequirementsA level 2 qualification in beauty with a facials unit is required to do this course
Course Duration8 days
Cost£1000
Kit RequiredNo kit required

VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage

Course TitleVTCT Level 3 Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage
OverviewThe VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Stone Therapy will prepare you for a career as a stone therapy massage specialist. Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and massage products. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the body, use a stone heater and place stones and provide relaxing massage treatments using basalt stones and a variety of techniques.
Course Content3 unit
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
Apply stone therapy massage
Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Entry RequirementsNo prior knowledge or experience is required
Course Duration6 days
Cost£941 (Can be funded through the Advanced Learner Loan)
Kit RequiredNo kit required

Nail Technology Short Courses

VTCT L2 Award in Nail Technology

Course TitleVTCT L2 Award in Nail Technology
OverviewThe VTCT Level 2 Award in Nail Technology is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in providing and maintaining nail enhancements using either UV gel or liquid and powder nail systems.
Course Content1 unit
Provide and maintain nail enhancement
Entry RequirementsA level 2 basic manicure qualification or previous experience is required to do this course
Course Duration5 days
Cost£500

VTCT L2 Award in Nail Art

Course TitleVTCT L2 Award in Nail Art
OverviewThe VTCT Level 2 Award in Nail Art is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to provide nail art.
Course Content3 unit
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
Provide nail art
Follow health and safety practice in the salon
Entry RequirementsA level 2 basic manicure qualification or previous experience is required to do this course
Course Duration2 days
Cost£300
Kit RequiredA kit will be required

VTCT L2 Award in LED Gel Polish Techniques

Course TitleVTCT L2 Award in LED Gel Polish Techniques
OverviewThe VTCT Level 2 Award in LED Gel Polish Techniques is a single unit award qualification about applying, maintaining and removing LED gel polish products to the nails.
Course Content1 unit
Entry RequirementsA level 2 basic manicure qualification or previous experience is required to do this course
Course Duration2 days
Cost£300

NSI Gel Nails Course

Course TitleVTCT L2 Award in LED Gel Polish Techniques
OverviewThis one day course will teach you the application and skills in applying, maintaining and removing NSI gel polish products to the nails.
Course ContentThe course will cover Hygiene, Health and Safety, Nail diseases and disorders, Consultation and Aftercare, Nail Preparation, Application, Maintenance and Removal
Entry RequirementsNo previous qualifications required
Course Duration1 day
Cost£150
Kit RequiredA kit will be required

VTCT L2 Award in Airbrush Nail Design

Course TitleVTCT L2 Award in Airbrush Nail Design
OverviewThe VTCT Level 2 Award in Airbrush Nail Design is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to create airbrush designs for nails.
Course Content3 unit
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
Follow health and safety practice in the salon
Airbrush designs for nails
Entry RequirementsA level 2 basic manicure qualification or previous experience is required to do this course
Course Duration2 days
Cost£300

VTCT Level 3 Award in Nail Enhancements and Advanced Hand and Nail Art Techniques

Course TitleVTCT Level 3 Award in Nail Enhancements and Advanced Hand and Nail Art Techniques
OverviewThe VTCT Level 3 Award in Nail Enhancements and Advanced Hand and Nail Art Techniques is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in providing nail enhancement techniques (one system) and nail and hand art.
You will learn about the condition of the skin and nails. You will also have the opportunity to learn how to use different techniques such as embedding, and 3-D designs.
Course Content1 unit
Entry RequirementsNail enhancements and advance hand and nail art techniques
Course Duration5 days
Cost£500
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