At Dearne valley college you will have the opportunity to start your learning at a level 1 with the full diploma in hair and beauty providing a solid foundation to progress to future programmes within the industry.
Should your chosen pathway be hairdressing you will have the opportunity to transfer to the Rotherham town centre campus at level 2 and level 3. If complimentary therapies and spa are your chosen career pathways then you will continue your journey at Dearne valley college progressing onto the L2 Diploma in Complimentary Therapies and either choose from a L3 Diploma in Complimentary Therapies or a level 3 Diploma in Body and Spa Therapy.
You will work on essential knowledge skills and behaviours to enable you to develop as an independent learner and demonstrate the skills required for the holistic and spa industry.
You will also benefit from high quality work placement and access to guest speakers and enrichment activities to help bring learning to life. All sessions have an element of practical based learning, theory taught units, independent study and tutorial and will be taught in a state-of-the-art salon with up to date equipment and taught by industry specialists.
In addition to developing Knowledge skills and behaviours you will also learn good client care and how to conduct yourself confidently using communication skills and interview skills.
L1 Diploma in Hair and Beauty Introduction to the hair and beauty sector Health and safety Working with others Shampoo and conditioning Colour hair using temporary colour Salon reception duties Plaiting and twisting hair Basic manicure Skincare Basic makeup Themed face painting Creating an image
L3 Diploma in Body and spa Therapies- Part time adult Health and safety Client care Body massage Monitor and maintain spa area Provide spa treatments Stone therapy massage Indian Head massage
L3 certificate in swedish massage – part time 1 Evening a week Client care and communication Health and safety Swedish massage
Study in state-of-the-art facilities Taught by industry specialists Access to Guest speakers and have employer involvement Enrichment opportunities to increase employability skills
Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English and Maths. There is also the opportunity to study for English and Maths qualifications if you do not already hold them at the required level
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Apply Now button at the top of this page. For more information support with your enquiry or application please contact Student Services by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01709 513355.
L2 Beauty Specialist Techniques L3 Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage
Those aged 19 or over may not need to pay fees depending on their circumstances. Find out if you qualify here. If you need further advice or guidance please contact the Enquiries Team on 01709 513355.
You will study GCSE maths and English as part of your programme of study if you haven’t achieved a grade 4 or above and you are aged 16-18. You will also be required to purchase a uniform and kit as part of your programme further details can be obtained at interview.
“I enjoy coming to college and learning new skills to further my hairdressing career.”Ellie Reek Level 2 Hairdressing Former student at Swinton Academy
We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2021-22 or 2022-23. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.