Course starts: September 2020

Duration: One year


Age groups

19+, Adult



This course will give you a great grounding in the techniques and theory behind a wide range of beauty treatments. From the beginning, you’ll work in our state-of-the art Opus Salon. When you’re confident, you’ll treat real clients to a commercial standard with the support of our highly qualified tutors.
Learners have the opportunity to be involved in a range of extracurricular activities and community projects, including Totton Carnival.
Whether you want to work in a salon, spa or for yourself, this course will get you on the path to becoming a modern beauty therapist.


Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for adult learners.


What will I learn?

  • Develop the practical skills and levels of understanding that will be expected of you as a modern beauty therapist
  • Improve your communication and IT skills, develop the attributes needed to work as part of a team and improve and excel in your own effectiveness at work
  • Be an ambassador for OPUS Salon and Totton College



You’ll be assessed through a combination of portfolio evidence, practical tasks, and knowledge and understanding tasks or an online test.


Enrichment opportunities

As part of the course, students are able to be involved in a range of extra-curricular activities and community projects – including Totton Carnival.


Career and progression

You can continue to develop your skills by progressing to a Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy, which is highly desirable within the beauty industry, or you can start your career in a salon with an apprenticeship.



Additional costs:

A kit and uniform will need to be purchased. Ask for details.