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Beauty Therapist

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Beauty therapists specialise in skin and body care, including the hands and feet. They offer a wide range of treatments to improve clients’ appearance and to increase their sense of wellbeing.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual salaries may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for beauty therapists in Scotland begin around £14,000 a year. Senior beauty therapists may earn from £20,000 to £25,000 a year. Tips and commission from the sale of products can supplement salaries.

Some employers, such as hotels, may offer live-in accommodation.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Jobcentres generally have a range of vacancies on offer. You could find work in spa therapy centres, hotels, beauty salons or on cruise liners.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
4191
4.3 %
RISE
2023
4373
  United Kingdom
2018
53557
3.2 %
RISE
2023
55259

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be:

Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC)
Tel: 01452 623110
E-mail: info@babtac.com
Website: http://www.babtac.com
Twitter: @BABTAC
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BABTACofficial

British Institute and Association of Electrolysis Ltd
Tel: 08445 441373
E-mail: sec@electrolysis.co.uk
Website: http://www.electrolysis.co.uk/

Confederation of International Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (CIBTAC)
Tel: 01452 623114
E-mail: enquiries@cibtac.com
Website: http://www.cibtac.com
Twitter: @CIBTACofficial
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cibtac/180410545315670

CIBTAC is an international examination board for the education and training of beauty and holistic therapists.

Habia (Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority)
Tel: 08452 306080
E-mail: info@habia.org
Website: http://www.habia.org
Twitter: @Habia_SSB
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HabiaUK

The Guild of Beauty Therapists
Tel: 01332 224830
E-mail: info@beautyguild.com
Website: https://www.beautyguild.com/
Twitter: @Beautyguild
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Guild-Of-Beauty-Therapists-64387922248/

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