“You’re looking for a change of career or new interest and would love to find a flexible rewarding income opportunity?”
Are you ready to learn but are restricted with time?
Imagine being able to learn at your own pace without compromising your other commitments.
The next step towards enjoying a flexible, rewarding new career is becoming a skin specialist, providing skincare advice and professional facial treatments.
Facial treatments are the corner stone of your beauty business and you will be delighted to see how clients will love the way you make them look and feel.
This course draws on the knowledge and skills set out in the City & Guilds level 2 unit 204 Provide facial treatments and delivered by the award winning Phoenix Holistic Beauty & Nail Training, centre.
On completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Prepare for skincare & facial treatments
- Carry out skincare & facial treatments
This is a self-paced course, which means that all the content is available and you are free to move ahead at your own pace. We will progress through a set of topics that compose the fundamentals of skincare and facial treatments. The course will emphasize concepts, knowledge and techniques that you will be able to apply to any skincare product range that you choose to work with. The course will also introduce you to terms and concepts that you will learn in the anatomy & Physiology course to support your learning.
There are 7 topics in the facial course covering the following:
Session 1: Preparation of your working area, self and client for treatment
Session 2: Cleansing, toning moisturising & product knowledge
Session 3: Mask, exfoliation & heat treatments with manual extractions
Session 4: Skin types and conditions
Session 5: Facial, neck & shoulder massage
Session 6: Consultation & Skin analysis
Session 7: After care and advice
Each Session will begin with a brief introduction to the topics, mapping out the learning goals, key concepts, and activities to be covered. Each session will include a number of components.
Videos covering the underpinning knowledge and practical skills required. You can watch these in either order depending on your learning preferences. The transcripts and audio versions are also available to download. Each session also has extension resources: recommended further reading, activities to complete and final review multiple choice questions.
Our industry is constantly changing and new products are created all the time, you will need to keep up with these changes through your ongoing personal development, however the fundamentals that you will learn don’t change and will prepare you to learn any new techniques quickly and easily.
The key to becoming a confident professional Facialist is practice, so in-between topics, it is strongly advised that you put in to practice the learning gained before moving on to the next session.
Much support can be gained through the Facebook group and student forum. At any time throughout your course, if you feel that you need hands on help, you can contact one of the Beauty Skills Mentors to book a one to one session. These sessions are charged at £25 per hour paid directly to the mentor
In order to fully complete this program you will need access to the following:
A treatment couch or Lafuma
Small table or trolley
Magnifying lamp or head lamp
Towels, sheets, pillows & blankets
On successful completion of the course and assessments, you will achieve your certificate of achievement which is insurable for professional use. The skills and knowledge will prepare you for a nationally recognised regulated qualification.
These are some comments from Massage therapists who recently took some lessons from this course:
''Really enjoyed this course. It was informative and lots of useful advice. It covered more than the practitioners course I have done previously'' Sarah-Jane
''I feel the course was explained well and the most valuable part is that you can download the knowledge and skills to refer back to when practicing''... Lucy Richardson
''The course is delivered very well and easy to understand. I have had massage training and have attended other practical days on facial massage so the knowledge made sense to me, but for someone with no skills''....Julia Berg
''The videos are of a really high quality and after watching I actually think I could perform the practical fairly confidently. Practice is still required whether you learn in person or online and that is up to the individual learner to follow through regardless of how they have learnt the skills. I would definitely consider online learning in future'' Hannah
''Using video teaching and not loads of paper work is better. So it feels like it's a teaching lesson and you can then take away new techniques that you did not know''. Fiona
''Covers all possible methods of learning & includes a f2f practical assessment for insurance purposes''. Julie
''The training videos and having the manuscript are so well made, it has definitely changed my perception of e-learning such a practical skill''. Tanya
''The training videos and having the manuscript are so well made, it has definitely changed my perception of e-learning such a practical skill'' Billin
''I thought the course was very good, a good mixture of practical videos and downloadable PDF's for further reading'' Marie
I completed a 3 year Hair, Beauty & Wigmaking course at Havering College in 1984, working as a hairdresser and therapist in hotels, salons and spas in Romford, Cornwall and Reading, until 1988 when I established my first business within a hairdressing salon in Chelmsford. After a year I enrolled on a teacher training course and returned to Havering College in a sessional post, becoming a full time lecturer in 1992. I was introduced to City & Guilds by my head of department and quickly became an examiner and involved in the development and introduction of NVQs. I was fortunate to be chosen to become one of the first external verifiers and held the post of Hair & Beauty Regional Lead Verifier for London & South East for several years. I loved this role, however gave it up in 2001 when I left Havering College to set up my own training centre. The training organisation has changed greatly over the past fifteen years to meet the demands of learners and the industry. I have maintained a semi-active role as a consultant with City & Guilds working on a variety of product developments, in particular with the assessment team.
Having delivered funded provision for the majority of the business’ life, the organisation has taken a change in direction: I now offers City & Guilds qualifications to mature private learners who are helped to create their own flexible learning plan incorporating the units they would like to study. I also helps those who have already undergone non regulated qualification training, to achieve formal qualifications by working on an individual basis to ‘fill in the gaps’ to support this she has contacts around the UK and has developed online training resources.
My main focus is enhancing the quality of the learner’s journey, whilst meeting the industry’s needs and expectations to create quality provision.
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