Folkestone College is excited to introduce Level 3 Diploma in Massage therapy & Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments. These qualifications have been combined to suit those who wish to learn at a faster pace to give you the stepping stones to start your career in Aesthetic within 1 year.
The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty massage therapist including mandatory units covering the following: body massage, pre-blended aromatherapy, client care, stone therapy, health and safety, Indian head massage.
Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and massage medium products. You will develop a range of technical skills enabling you to provide a variety of relaxing massage treatments using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.
Your successful achievement of the Level 3 programme will allow you to progress to the....
The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments is an advanced qualification that has been specifically designed for beauty therapists.
This qualification is based on beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS). This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.
The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments is a vocationally related qualification and is focused on reducing hair growth and photo rejuvenation of the skin using intense pulse light and laser treatments. This qualification requires you to develop skills to carry out IPL and laser treatments. This qualification allows you to gather evidence in a realistic working environment.
This qualification will require research; it includes the skills involved in providing a thorough consultation with the client to formulate a specific course of treatment, tailored to suit individual client needs, use laser an light treatments for skin rejuvenation and hair removal and to manage the health, safety and security of the salon.
This qualification has been specifically designed for the 18+ age groups, it will give you the knowledge and understanding of therapy skills and will develop an enhanced repertoire of technical skills to prepare you for employment. You will have your skills assessed in a real working environment.
September 2022 38 weeks
We will use a blended learning delivery model where you will study both face to face in college and remotely through independent student tasks and activities.
When you have successfully completed this qualification you will be in a position to aspire to promotion as an advanced beauty therapist providing massage, laser and IPL services within a beauty salon.
Further study qualifications could include: Level 5 Certificate in Aesthetic Practice