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Facial Massage and Skin care

Qualification: Level 2 Award in Facial Massage and Skincare (QCF)

The level 2 Award in Facial Massage and Skincare (QCF) is a specialist qualification. You will gain all the knowledge and skills required to improve and maintain facial skin conditions and carry out a full professional facial treatment. You will train and gain a certificate in Dermalogica products which you will use throughout the course and on clients. This course is often chosen with the thought of progressing onto further level 2 courses to build up and gain a full qualification as beauty therapist (see Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist techniques for more information)

Course content:

  • Health & Safety in the salon
  • Client Care & Communication
  • Contra-indications / Contra-actions
  • Level 2 Anatomy & Physiology (relevant to studies)
  • Consultation / Treatment Planning / Skin analysis / Aftercare / Homecare
  • Cleansing / Toning / Exfoliation / Skin warming / Comedone extraction / Facial massage / facial mask application & removal / Moisturise
  • Case Studies / Tasks / Written paper for each unit / Portfolio / Assessments

Further Training/Progression: Manicure & pedicure, Threading, Waxing, Make-up, Eye Treatments, Spay tanning, build up a full beauty therapy qualification (build up qualifications to gain a level 2 in beauty therapy)

Career Paths: Beauty salons, Spas, Freelance/Mobile therapist, Consultant, become a specialist in your chosen area or expertise, become a fully qualified beauty therapist

Course costs: £495.00 (Incl vat) Ways to Pay

Book any short course and receive 15% off the second short course (up to the same value) if booked together.

Awarding body additional costs:

Level 2 Award in facial Massage and Skincare (QCF) £50.00

Additional courses costs: A uniform and kit will be required for this course, please ask for more details.

Dates & Duration:

(42 hours)

5 days + 1 assessment day (10.30-5.00)

14th / 21st / 22nd / 28th May’16 (Sat/Sun)

6th / 13th / 20th / 27th Sep’16 (Tues)