Beauty Therapy & Holistics | Bolton College

Beauty Therapy & Holistics

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Careers in the Beauty & Holistics industry are so diverse and exciting that you can find employment in many parts of the world – even the most exotic places.

Beauty Therapy training can provide the opportunity to work in:

  • Salons and spas
  • Nail studios
  • Clinics and health farms
  • Holiday resorts, hotels, and cruise ships
  • Freelance
  • TV, film and theatre.

We offer numerous courses to enable your career pathway can be tailored to your own requirements. There are three entry levels, depending your entry qualifications, including courses such as:

  • Entry Level Beauty Therapy
  • Level 1 Beauty Therapy
  • Level 2 Beauty Therapy
  • Level 2 Complementary therapies (Holistics)

The Beauty & Holistic department offers a broad span of courses, from Entry Level to Foundation Degree Level. There is also the opportunity to study part time, full time or as an apprentice, (while working in a salon).

The mainstream courses test the learners’ underpinning knowledge. This is done by practical assessments, where treatments are performed on clients, as well as by assignments, online tests and oral questions. Each course varies in subject content, but will generally cover treatments in nail and hand and feet, waxing, make-up, eye treatments, massage and many more – see specific course information sheets for more details.

During the  year, learners have the opportunity to learn new and exciting treatments that are additional to their normal course content, which feature external speakers and companies including Studex (ear piercing), Fake Bake (spray tan), Ellisons (PhD waxing), casualty and special effects make up and many more.