Course overviewThe aim of the course is to provide a programme of training, leading to a nationally recognised professional qualification, for individuals working within the beauty industry. This qualification would suit you if you are looking to begin your training in the beauty industry.
The programme involves a study of technical units and related units at a specialist level covering areas which include; professional image, manicure, pedicure, skin care, nail art, make up and face painting.
You learn by carrying out assignments designed to enable you to show competence. Some of these are practical, some written and some are spoken responses to your tutor’s questions.
As part of your study programme you will complete maths and/or English qualifications if you have not already achieved a grade 4 or above.
The study programme will also incorporate work experience and a range of work related activities to ensure that you have the breadth of skills required to progress to further training on Level 2 or an apprenticeship.
What else do I need to know?You will need to purchase a uniform and kit before you can enrol on the course. The costs of these items will be discussed with you prior to enrolment. You may be able to claim financial support towards the costs of essential course materials – please see www.nscg.ac.uk/finance.
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What financial support is on offer?
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance
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