An insight into the world of Hair & Beauty.
More and more people are enjoying the benefits of looking good, keeping fit and staying healthy. The Hair and Beauty sector is a multi-million-pound industry. It maintains high employment figures and it continues to grow in demand and popularity. This unit will introduce you to the different career paths that are available and the treatments that are on offer. During your time on the course you will gain experience in our training salon working on clients. You will also attend work placements; this will give you an insight of what it is like to work in the industry. You will visit trade shows and colleges which will give you the opportunity to discover the career opportunities and training available to you.
Portraying the correct image
It has been long asserted that people make up their minds about others they meet for the first time within the first thirty seconds of interaction. That does not give you much time to make a good impression. How you look and present yourself has a big influence on whether you will be successful working in your chosen career path within the Hair and Beauty industry.
During you time in the training salon you will learn the importance of professional image and how to present yourself. This will be shown in your appearance, personal hygiene, manner and physical presentation. You will be required to wear a salon uniform and follow salon etiquette. Remember you will be representing your workplace and how you look will play a major role to your success.
Skin care is a key element of a good grooming routine
Producing skin care products is a multi-million-pound industry, having so many products to choose from can be a daunting task. Having the skills to choose the correct products for the correct skin type and understanding the correct skin-care treatment provides a foundation to build on within the beauty therapy sector.
During your time in the training salon you gain knowledge of the different skin types and products to use to carry out a facial treatment. You will have the opportunity to carry out treatments on clients and also gain experience by attending work placements.
Using one’s creativity to produce designs to enhance the nail.
Nail art is a big accessory in the fashion world. Today, technology has made it possible for anyone to flaunt the designs of their choice on their nails. Designs are limitless; nails have become a vast canvas, on which to express one’s creativity.
This unit is aimed at introducing you to the factors that influence nail art design. It will give you the opportunity to put your artist flair into practice, you will produce a booklet to show off your designs and produce samples of your work on acrylic and natural nails. Visiting nail art competitions and attending work placements will also give you an insight to how big the nail industry really is.
Hand care is a key element of a good grooming routine.
The appearance of your hands says a lot about a you, it’s no wonder more and more women and men are opting to have salon manicures. These luxurious treatments for your hands can do wonders for making your appearance more youthful and building your self-confidence.
During your time in the training salon you will learn about the nail structure and correct products and techniques to carry out a manicure. You will have the opportunity to carry out treatments on clients and also gain experience by attending work placements.
Shampoo and Conditioning is a key element of good grooming routine
There are many products on the market for hair care. Shampoo and conditioning the hair is fundamental to any hairstyle and is the basis for many other hairdressing services.
The unit will give learners the foundation to build their knowledge and skills needed to enhance their progression within the hairdressing industry. Learners will have the opportunity to explore different hair types and the associated shampoo and conditioning products. Learners will gain experience in the practical elements of shampoo and conditioning in the training salon and on work placements.