The newly developed T Level in Beauty is an exciting opportunity if you are looking to become a beauty therapist practitioner. This two-year programme has been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares you for work. You will gain the skills, knowledge and expertise required to work within the Beauty industry.T-Levels are equivalent to 3 A levels and allows you to work closely with employers to gain industry experience.
What will I learn?
The programme consists of a technical qualification including core content and occupational specialisms, alongside a high-quality industry placement. The core content focuses on the knowledge and understanding of the beauty sector, supporting you to gain the transferable and core skills you will require within the beauty industry. You will cover a range of topics including
- Develop and recommend bespoke treatment plans and experiences.
- Provide hand, nail and foot services to meet current trends.
- Provide a range of hair removal services.
- Perform manual and technical treatments using basic and advanced therapy techniques and equipment.
- Create and demonstrate a range of makeup looks including enhancement of eyelashes and eyebrows.
- Health and safety
- Business Practices
- Client journey
- Sales and marketing
- Client consultation
This qualification will keep you relevant and current to industry as well as specialising in more advanced treatments such as radio frequency and LED light therapy to name a few.
Study, Assessment and Qualifications
The NCFE T Level in Beauty core content is assessed through two written examinations and a substantial practical employer-set project. The occupational specialism is assessed through written exams and observations of your practice.
A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade 4/C or above including Maths and English (or equivalents).
A good reference.
A satisfactory interview.
Additional Costs and Information
You may be expected to join in course trips to other organisations and exhibitions as required, and this may involve some costs towards travel and entry fees for example Salon International.
What Could I Do Next?
You could join a Foundation Degree in Beauty Therapy or other related University programmes, a higher apprenticeship or progress into employment.