The Beauty Therapy framework provides the option for apprentices to select discrete development pathways including Beauty Therapy General or Beauty Therapy Make-Up at Foundation Apprenticeship Level and Beauty Therapy General, Beauty Therapy Make-Up or Beauty Therapy Massage at Apprenticeship Level.
There are two levels of Apprenticeship contained in this framework:
Foundation Apprenticeship: Usually takes 18 months to complete. A learner may work as a junior beauty therapist or skin care and make up consultant.
Apprenticeship: Usually takes 24 months to complete. A learner may work as a beauty therapist, electrolysist, masseur/masseuse or make-up artist.
Careers may take place in a variety of locations including beauty salons, hospitals, care homes, cruise ships, spas and health clubs or working freelance.