Certificate in Facial Electrical Treatments

Level 3

Description

The main aim of the VTCT (ITEC) Level 3 Certificate in Facial Electrical Treatments is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide facial electrical treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the beauty therapy industry.

Aims and Objectives

The main aim of the VTCT (ITEC) Level 3 Certificate in Facial Electrical Treatments is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide facial electrical treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the beauty therapy industry. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and over and is designed to provide occupational competence at level 3. It also provides a sound platform into further training at level 4.

Content

This qualification is for learners who want to work within the beauty therapy industry. The qualification consists of 4 mandatory units with a total of 192 hours of Guided Learning (GL) to achieve the full qualification.

The main skills the learner will perform are:

Facial electrical treatments–used for anti-ageing purposes and the maintenance of a healthy skin

The learner will also develop knowledge about related health and safety and client care and communication which is essential to work and be successful in the beauty industry.

This qualification also provides:

  • The related knowledge and understanding required to perform the facial electrical treatments listed above as well as understanding the structures you are working over in particular recognition of skin types and skin diseases and reasons that may affect whether a client should or should not be treated
  • Opportunities for learners to focus on the development of their wider skills in a beauty therapy setting, such as communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving
  • Opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a beauty therapist specialising in facial electrical treatments

Opportunities for progression

Once learners have achieved the VTCT (ITEC) Level 3 Certificate in Facial Electrical Treatments they may progress on to other VTCT (ITEC) or equivalent qualifications at level 2 or 3 for example:

  • Level 4 Certificate in Radio Frequency
  • Level 4 Certificate in Skin Needling
  • Level 4 Certificate in Skin Needling
  • Level 4 Certificate in Ultrasound
  • Level 5 Certificate in Advanced Blemish Removal
  • Level 5 Certificate in Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Skincare
  • Level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon Management
  • Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Light Treatment for Skin Rejuvenation
  • Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Light Treatment for Hair Removal

Opportunities for employment

There are opportunities for beauty specialists to find employment in a variety of areas:

  • Beauty salons
  • Hotels
  • Health clubs
  • Spas
  • Cruise liners
  • Own business

Qualification Structure

To be awarded the VTCT (ITEC) Level 3 Certificate in Facial Electrical Treatments, learners must achieve all mandatory units.

The minimum GLH required to achieve this qualification is 192 The minimum TQT required to achieve this qualification is 220.

Assessment

All treatment evidence, assignments, internal assessments, and underpinning knowledge must be completed prior to the final practical examination.

The final external practical examination will be carried out by the external examiner at the end of the period of learning. The external examiner will also verify a sample of the treatment evidence, assignments and internal assessment.

Entry Requirements

It is the responsibility of the centre to ensure that learners have the required knowledge, understanding and skills to enrol and successfully achieve this qualification.

It is recommended that learners must hold a Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy or equivalent

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