Course overview

This course is designed to go alongside Personal Development: Skincare and Makeup For Beginners and Starting Your Own Small Business. On this part of the course, you will learn how to work in a salon in a safe and healthy way, how to spot dangers before they happen, what to do if something happens and how to handle it. You will look at the legislation that applies to small businesses and how to work within the law. You will be taught how to store customer records and how General Data Protection Regulations affect yourself, employees and the customer, how to do a risk assessment and what records to keep.

Course description

Once you have mastered Skin Care and Make Up skills, you may want to work in the beauty industry. As with any industry, there will be things you need to be aware of to protect yourself and others. On this part of the course, we will look at how to avoid risks and hazards, how to keep records of these and when to take action. You will become familiar with up-to-date legal regulations all people working in the beauty industry must adhere to and how to work in a safe and healthy way. Your tutor will guide you through risk assessment, security, official legislation, your healthy working environment, how to handle customer complaints, who and when to contact the Health and Safety Executive. We will also look at basic first aid, what you can and should do and how you can assess the situation and know when to get medical assistance. This course will prove useful for gaining employment in the industry and will also be of interest if you just want to know more about the subject. Most of these skills are transferable and will be useful in the home or another industry.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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