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Beauticians and related workers give facial and body beauty treatments, apply cosmetics and dress wigs.

Current Entry Requirements

There are no minimum academic requirements for entry, although some colleges require candidates to possess GCSEs/S grades. NVQs/SVQs in Beauty Therapy are available at Levels 1, 2 and 3. Professional qualifications are also available.

Typical education level:

Level 1-3

Typical Tasks

  • Discusses clients requirements, analyses and advises client on appropriate skin care, and applies treatments to the face or body.
  • Massages scalp, face and other parts of the body and carries out spray tanning.
  • Uses waxing, threading, sugaring and other epilation techniques to remove any unwanted body hair.
  • Cleans, shapes and polishes finger and toe nails, applies nail extensions.
  • Applies make-up to hide blemishes or enhance facial features and advises clients on skin care and make-up techniques.
  • Performs specialist treatments for conditions such as acne, applies skin rejuvenation therapies.
  • Recognises problems and refers clients to medical practitioners if appropriate.
  • Advises clients on diet and exercise to assist in weight loss and slimming.
  • Maintains client records, sells and advises on cosmetic products and services, and ensures appropriate health and safety issues are addressed.

Desired Skills

Active Learning
Reading Comprehension
Speaking
Active Listening
Critical Thinking
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New Job Opportunities
0.6%
An 0.6% rise in employment is expected by 2018 in the East Midlands.

Salaries

£20,748

Potential

£15,483

Average

£12,890

Entry level

Job Postings

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Location: Derby DE23

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