NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Spa Therapy



01606 74444

What is the programme structure?

Students will study the followings six mandatory units:

Monitor procedures to safely control work operations; promote additional products or services to customers; provide body massage treatments; provide stone therapy treatments; monitor clients and the operation of sauna, steam and hydrotherapy treatments; provide body wrapping and flotation treatments.

There is also the opportunity to study optional units in:

Facial Electrics, Body Electrics, Massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils and Indian Head Massage.

At times, all students will be expected to introduce new clients to the salon in order to help with practical assessments.

Who is the programme for?

For students who have completed a level 2 qualification in beauty. All students must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, a high level of manual dexterity and portray excellent standards of professionalism.

How long does it take to complete?
One academic year from September to July.

What qualifications do I need?

Successful completion of a Level 2 qualification in Beauty or Complementary Therapy.

What does it include?

This course includes a Study Programme to provide learners with a coherent and enriching curriculum which will provide them with the academic, social and employability skills to progress to further or higher education or employment.

The content of the study programme is designed to broaden the learner experience beyond the main qualification of study.

The key theme of Study Programmes at Level 3 will be the development of personal, social and enterprise skills to enable progression to higher levels of study or employment.

As well as your core qualification you will study GCSE or Functional Skills in English or Maths plus English and maths development as part of the core qualification.

Learners will also undertake personal progress planning and pastoral education. Plus additional personal development activity which may include work experience and projects.

Are there any special facilities for the programme?
Practical assessments will take place in our specially equipped salons.

Will there be any extra costs involved?

Appropriate dress, including footwear, will be required. Learners will have the opportunity to purchase or loan equipment and text books as per the specific requirements of the course area. Optional workshops / educational visits / practical activities are charged at cost. These will be advised by the Course Leader as and when they arise.

How is the programme assessed?
Assessment is through online examinations, practical observation and written assignments. Several hours of homework both written and practical are required each week. All final work must be submitted in a portfolio of evidence.

What award will I achieve?
NVQ Level 3 in Beauty Therapy (Spa route)– on completion of the course the awarding body will issue you with an itemised certificate showing the units you have achieved.

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What can I do next?

On successful completion of this course you will be able to progress into employment in spas, salons, cruise ships or self employment, alternatively you may like to progress on to a Level 4 qualification in Salon Management.

Equal Opportunities:

Mid Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith.

The College supports the government initiative ‘Every Child Matters’ and ‘Youth Matters’ and all courses include elements which contribute to students achieving the five outcomes, namely, being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic well-being.

How do I get further information?

Contact the college on 01606 74444 alternatively visit the website www.midchesh.ac.uk or email info@midchesh.ac.uk

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