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Level 4

Advanced Beauty Therapy


28 weeks


Rush Green Campus


Sept 2023


Adult 19+


Beauty Therapy

This course is a vocationally related qualification that is focused on advanced beauty practices for reducing hair growth, using intense light and microdermabrasion.

You will develop an understanding of product chemistry, the physiotherapy of ageing and the principles of dermatology and microbiology. This qualification also covers salon management, with the opportunity to learn about management functions, such as PR, marketing and research.

On this course, you will learn:

  • Quality management of client care, in the hair and beauty sector
  • Laser and light treatment for hair removal
  • Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation
  • Advanced epilation techniques
  • Salon management

You will be assessed through a combination of practical assessments, to showcase your knowledge and understanding of the core modules.

You will need to have completed the Level 3 Beauty Therapy course.

You will also need to have been awarded Grade 4 or above in English & Maths, as well as Grade 4 or above in two other GCSE subjects.

Once you have completed this course, you will have license to practice, allowing you to move into employment.

Additionally, you will also be able to progress onto additional higher-level qualifications, to further your knowledge and career aspects.

Where it can lead to
Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.