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Diploma in Aromatherapy

Level 3 • Part-time • Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy department


If you love promoting the health and wellbeing of others holistically, this is the course for you. This is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as an aromatherapist. This course encourages practical learning you will spend time in our treatment rooms working on clients, learning as you go and perfecting your skills in a supportive and knowledgeable environment. It will enable you to work in industry within a healthcare setting, for yourself, with in a spa, salon or wellbeing centre. This course is made up of four units: Principals and Practice of Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge and understanding of the history and influences on the complementary therapy sector Business Practice for Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge, understanding and practical skills in researching, planning, maintaining and marketing a business in the complementary therapy industry. You will also learn to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues. Anatomy and physiology for Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge and understanding of anatomy, physiology and pathology. Provide Aromatherapy for Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge, understanding and practical skills in carrying out aromatherapy treatments, using the techniques of blending essences and fixed carrier oils. As part of this unit you will learn in detail 19 carrier oils and 42 essential oils to enable you to develop bespoke treatment plans. These skills combined will give you the enthusiasm to work in a rapidly growing industry, for yourself or in a health care setting. During you time with us at college we will also hope to take you into industry so you can see and experience for yourself different career options.

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Hairdressing Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time,Full-time • Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy department


A progression route for Level 2 hairdressers wanting to gain employment within the hairdressing industry. This course is aimed at learners wishing to further their existing hairdressing skills in advanced techniques. You will be expected to attend College for two/three days a week and will be required to work to high professional standards. You will train in one of our industry standard salons, work in a realistic environment and use the latest equipment, machinery and products within the industry. When you are confident enough and have practiced the techniques to a level 3 standard, you will be able to provide services to paying customers. Alongside the training, you will be required to complete work related experience within the industry to enrich your programme of study and gain employability skills. You are also required to complete course work and research in your own time towards completion of this qualification.

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Nail Services Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy department


A progression route for Level 2 Nail Technicians. This course is a follow-on from Level 2 in Nail Services and provides a higher level of skills necessary for employment in specialist nail bars and beauty salons If you are already qualified to a level 2 standard and you are looking to upgrade your qualification, this course will help you to progress in your career as a Nail Technician. Not only do you develop your existing skills, but you will also train in nail art, acrylic, gel and fibreglass nails. It is ideal if you want to be up to date with the very latest nail art procedures; and is a suitable qualification for those looking to set up their own business or offer additional services within their salon. You will be expected to attend College for two/three days a week and will be required to work to high professional standards. You will train in one of our industry standard nail bar, work in a realistic environment and use the latest equipment, machinery and products within the industry. When you are confident enough and have practiced the techniques to a level 3 standard, you will be able to provide services to paying customers. You are also required to complete course work and research in your own time towards completion of this qualification.

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Technical Certificate in Hairdressing

Level 2 • Full-time • Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy department


The Level 2 Technical Certificate is a fast-paced course which requires focus and self-motivation. This practical based training is ideal preparation for gaining employment in the hairdressing industry or for further specialist study. The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing aims to provide you with a range of essential and practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the hairdressing Industry. The skills include carrying out services such as; shampooing, conditioning, styling, dressing and setting hair, cutting and colouring. The college’s commercial salon enables you to build skills and techniques while in a real working environment, embedding the science and theory needed to enable you to achieve this qualification. In the practical workshops you will observe, learn and practice all skillS leading to achievement of your practical synoptic exam The content of the course is enhanced with specialist workshops, bespoke training and guest speakers. With the addition of work experience this course will enable you to develop and progress and a hairdresser.

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Sports Massage Level 3

Level 3 • Part-time • Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy department


The Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is focused towards those seeking to gain employment as a sports massage therapist working with the general public and athletes. The qualification consists of five mandatory units: Anatomy and physiology for sports massage Principles of health and fitness Professional practice in sports massage Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction Sports massage treatments Through this qualification you will develop the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to competently apply sport massage methods to dysfunctional tissue and in a pre, post, intra/inter and maintenance massage context. This includes professional practice, expected standards and related legislation and legal requirements. You will develop knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology related to sports massage and the principles of health and fitness which combined will equip you to better understand the athlete, the problems they may be incurring and how sports massage can help. In addition you will develop an understanding of the differences between soft tissue dysfunction and injury and the role that sports massage plays.

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Hairdressing Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time,Part-time • Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy department


If you are interested in a career in hairdressing, then this course will equip you with the latest skills and know how. This qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills. Therefore, all aspects of hairdressing including cutting, colouring and dressing hair will be studied. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your practical skills to a high level of occupational ability to enable you to perform your own hairdressing services. This course that will include both theory and practical work.

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Reflexology Diploma

Level 3 • Part-time • Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy department


If you love promoting the health and wellbeing of others holistically, this is the course for you. This is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a reflexologist. This course encourages practical learning you will spend time in our treatment rooms working on clients, learning as you go and perfecting your skills in a supportive and knowledgeable environment. It will enable you to work in industry within a healthcare setting, for yourself, with in a spa, salon or wellbeing centre. This course is made up of four units: Principals and Practice of Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge and understanding of the history and influences on the complementary therapy sector Business Practice for Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge, understanding and practical skills in researching, planning, maintaining and marketing a business in the complementary therapy industry. You will also learn to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues. Anatomy and physiology for Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge and understanding of anatomy, physiology and pathology. Provide Reflexology for Complementary Therapies – the aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills required to carry out reflexology using a range of techniques. You will also develop knowledge of reading of the feet. These skills combined will give you the enthusiasm to work in a rapidly growing industry, for yourself or in a health care setting. During you time with us at college we will also hope to take you into industry so you can see and experience for yourself different career options.

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Body And Spa Therapy Diploma

Level 3 • Part-time • Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy department


If you love promoting the health and wellbeing of others this is the course for you and will be your first step into the spa industry. This course encourages practical learning you will spend a lot of time in our treatment rooms working on clients, learning as you go and perfecting your skills. You will be learning non-medical treatments which improve the overall health of the body. You will learn the technical skills to enable you to work in the spa industry and how to work effectively with colleagues and clients. This course will support you in the promotion of selling products and services as well as maintaining health and wellbeing. You will develop skills in body massage, pre-blended aromatherapy massage, Indian head massage, tanning (spray and manual), hot stone massage, body wrap treatments and how to monitor and maintain spa equipment. These skills will give you the ability to work in a rapidly growing industry. We have a working salon with reception area for client to wait for appointments and relax after treatments, they also have the opportunity to purchase products through therapist recommendation. As this is a level 3 qualification by the end of your course you should feel confident to either progress onto another course within Cornwall college or head straight into industry whether that is within a spa, salon, health clinic or being self-employed. This course will provide you with the necessary?skills, knowledge and enthusiasm to progress onto other industry courses or straight into industry. During you time with us at college we will also hope to take you into industry so you can see and experience for yourself different career options.

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Nail Services Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy department


If you are interested in a career as a nail technician, then this course will equip you with the latest skills and know how. This course offers you the skills required to gain employment as a nail technician at Level 2 Standard. You will receive training in manicure, pedicure, nail art, and artificial nail enhancements. With nail bars becoming a commonplace on the high street, this course will equip you with the essential skills to start employment in this fast growing industry. This is suitable for students new to the beauty industry wanting to become a nail technician in a nail bar or beauty salon.

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Beauty Therapy

Level 2 • Full-time • Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy department


This course is an ideal start if you are thinking about pursuing a career in the beauty therapy industry. You'll develop a foundation of Beauty Therapy skills in areas such as face and skin analysis, hair removal treatments, manicure, pedicure and make-up, light cured gel polish as well as the principles of practice for Beauty Therapists. You will also gain the basic knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology for beauty therapists.

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