Beauty

This qualification introduces the subject area associated with working in the beauty industry at a basic level, including some simple underpinning knowledge.

Units of study:

  • Health and safety
  • Team working
  • Setting up treatment areas
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Facial treatments
  • Independent learning
  • Practical observation
  • Oral questions
  • Client documentation
  • Portfolio evidence
  • Written tests

You will gain experience of work in our state of the art facilities and by attending events with external agencies.

  • Level 2 Beauty Therapy
  • Level 2 Make-up
Level 1 – 3 x GCSES at grades E or level 2/3 (including English and Maths)

Explanation of entry requirements

Good attendance and punctuality.

  • Make-up
  • Nails
  • Make-up
  • Hairdressing
  • Retail Knowledge

Study Programme


All students at Oldham College will participate in a personalised study programme that will maximise your potential and enable you to progress onto employment, apprenticeships or higher education.

This means you will:

  • Study a core qualification in a vocational discipline and continue to develop your English and Maths skills through functional skills, GCSE resits and the option of Level 3 qualifications
  • Participate in meaningful work experience
  • Enjoy a range of enrichment opportunities e.g. basketball, archery, skiing and sign language
  • Take part in dedicated tutorial sessions to review your progress and development