Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Beauty Therapy
The level 1 Certificate in Beauty Therapy is about improving people’s wellbeing by making them look and feel better. These qualifications are suitable for people working in the Beauty Therapy industry, or attending college on a full/part time basis.
These qualifications are designed to develop the skills and knowledge required to work in the Beauty Therapy industry, for example use of materials, tools and techniques.
SQA also offer Functional Skills which are a main component of the Apprenticeship framework.
|Qualification Title||Ofqual code||SQA code||QCF Level|
Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Beauty Therapy (QCF)
Who does this qualification suit
The level 1 qualification is suitable for adult returners or learners who are working within the beauty industry as salon assistants/juniors.
Information regarding the approval process is available from SQA’s Business Development team.
How to assess
These qualifications are designed to be assessed in the workplace, or in conditions of a realistic working environment for example, Beauty salons, private training providers and colleges of further education.
The qualifications will be assessed by observation, projects, written/oral questions, online assessment for mandatory essential knowledge and understanding through SQA SOLAR.
Where can you take this course?
Qualification content and delivery tools
Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Beauty Therapy (QCF) — GE2C 65
These qualifications require the learner to complete mandatory and optional Units.
|Unit title||SQA code||QCF level||QCF code|
|Mandatory Units (11 credits required)|
|Ensure Responsibility for Actions to Reduce Risks to Health and Safety (4)||FR5W57||3||A/601/5867|
|Contribute to the Development of Effective Working (4)||FN3X65||1||J/600/1258|
|Prepare and Maintain Salon Treatment Work Areas (3)||FY0265||1||R/600/9086|
|QCF level||QCF code|
|Optional Units (8 credits required)|
|Assist with Salon Reception Duties (4.0)||FT0C65||1||F/600/1257|
|Assist with Facial Skin Care Treatments (4.0)||FY0365||1||Y/503/2147|
|Assist with Day Make-up (4.0)||FY0465||1||Y/600/8747|
|Assist with Nail Services (4.0)||FY0565||1||L/600/8924|
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