There are a range of careers connected to the beauty industry.
Beauty consultants demonstrate and sell beauty products. Make-up artists design and apply make-up for actors on television, film or the stage. Electrologists use electrical treatments to remove unwanted hair permanently from the face and body. Nail technicians treat clients’ nails, as well as applying and decorating artificial nails.
Beauty offers good opportunities for those who enjoy:
To see what career areas this subject could lead to and the routes to get there, download and view these career pathways:
Entry is at the discretion of the school or college.
The course is made up of four compulsory units, each one taking 40 hours of study:
You will learn about
Where will I take the course?
You will usually train at a local college. Training sessions will take place for a set number of hours and weeks during term time.
You may be able to arrange a related work experience placement by speaking to your pastoral care or guidance teacher in school.
Assessment will be based on a range of practical workshop activities in real or simulated workplace settings. Tutors will observe and keep records of your work.
You may be able to progress to:
Further study, training or employment in: