Level 2 Certificate in Facial Skincare

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12 week program, 5 hrs a day plus home study 129 hrs

The main aim of the ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Facial Skincare is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide facial skincare treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the beauty therapy industry. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and over and is designed to provide occupational competence at level 2. It also provides a sound platform into further training at level 3.

Course Details:

The main aim of the ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Facial Skincare is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide facial skincare treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the beauty therapy industry. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and over and is designed to provide occupational competence at level 2. It also provides a sound platform into further training at level 3.

Course Content

This qualification is for learners who want to work within the beauty therapy industry. The main skills the learner will perform are:  Facial skincare – to include consultation, skin analysis, cleansing, massage, application and removal of masks, adaptation of treatment to suit the client’s needs and providing aftercare advice The learner will also develop knowledge about related health and safety, client care and communication and working with others in beauty related industries which is essential to work and be successful in the beauty industry. 

This qualification also provides:  The related knowledge and understanding required to perform the beauty treatments listed above as well as understanding the structures you are working over in particular recognition of skin types and skin diseases and disorders and reasons that may affect whether a client should or should not be treated  Opportunities for learners to focus on the development of their wider skills in a Beauty Therapy setting, such as communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving  Opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a facial skincare therapist.

 

Opportunities for progression

 Once learners have achieved the  ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Facial Skincare they may progress on to other ITEC or equivalent qualifications at level 2 or 3 for example: 

 

 Opportunities for employment

There are opportunities for a facial skincare therapist to find employment in a variety of areas: 

  • Beauty salons
  • Hotels 
  • Health clubs  
  • Spas  
  • Cruise liners  
  • Own business