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Beauty Courses

Here is a list of the different beauty courses that are available.

Please note that all courses featured are based on NSI UK LTD's Manchester Training Academy and course content and features may differ with other training companies.

Depilatory Waxing

Depilatory Waxing
The Depilatory Waxing course is designed to introduce this popular and highly profitable salon treatment. Emphasis is put on the ability of the therapist to perform a confident and competent wax treatment. You will learn the techniques of warm waxing and the basic theory of hot film waxing.

The content of the course includes introduction to waxing, preparation and general practice, anatomy and physiology of the hair and skin, product information covering the benefits and uses of warm wax, all crème waxes and hot wax, equipment demonstration which includes detailed information on the equpment being used, application and removal of wax, following the instructions and guidelines that have been presented, all students will then be required to perform a full wax treatment.

Students must already have a certificate in one of the following, hair/beauty, nails, sports therapy, aromatherapy or holistic therapy.

Brazilian Waxing

Brazilian Waxing
Over the last couple of years this specialised waxing has become more and more popular in salons as a highly lucrative and fast growing treatment. Are you still offering your clients traditional wax? Do you know the differences between Brazilian and Playboy? If not, then this course is for you. It will provide you with up to 4 alternative bikini waxes to add to your price lists, giving your clients more choice and allowing you to increase your revenue.

The course covers introduction into Brazilian Waxing, health and safety, the treatment, contra-indications, practical assessment on Brazilian Wax, aftercare advice and frequently asked questions.

It is a requirement that students must have completed a minimum of a level 2 beauty, or hold a certificate relevant to basic waxing, and have at least 6 months experience in bikini waxing.

Roller Waxing

Roller Waxing
This course will teach you alternative waxing techniques using roller waxing techniques. The course is for an experienced spatula waxer that wants to offer their clients a quick, more hygienic method.

The content covers roller waxing demonstrations, practical sessions and pre and after wax.

Students must be qualified in depilatory waxing with at least 6 weeks experience.

Eyelash Perming and Tinting

Eyelash Perming and Tinting
This is a course, covering the theoretical and practical aspects of eyelash perming and tinting. Eyelash perming is a semi permanent methods to curl eyelashes. This is an increasingly popular salon/mobile treatment with excellent profit margins. The appearance of the eyes is enhanced as the lashes look longer and thicker, with the treatment lasting up to 8 weeks. The procedure of tinting works extremely well with perming, enhancing the appearance of the lashes by adding colour, which last up to 6 weeks.

The course covers introduction to lash tinting/perming, preparation for tinting/perming, contra-indications, product knowledge, client record card/consultation, procedure for tinting and eyelash eyelash perming, safety precautions and medical conditions, patch testing, practical assessment, benefits of treatment, aftercare, marketing of the treatment/pricing.

No experience is necessary as full training is provided and a professional kit for perming and tinting is included along with a comprehensive manual.

Eyelash Extensions

Eyelash Extensions
This is a one day course that combines a good balance of the essential theory, along with the inticate practical application of eyelash extensions. Professional semi-permanent extensions are the fastest growing new service in the UK. Lash extensions provide thickness and length to natural eyelashes thus enhancing the charma and appeal of your eyes. Eyelash extensions need to be professionally applied to ensure the best finish, by blending the lash extensions evenly with your natural eyelashes using a highly skilled technique.

The content of the course includes an introduction into eyelash extensions, health and safety, consultation, contra-indications, patch testing/skin testing, steriliastion, hygiene, eye products, shelf life and storage, assessment.

No experience is needed as the course will give you full training that is required to get started offering this great add-on service.

Brow Bar Services

Brow Bar Services
This course will enable you to offer additional services to your customers. Students will learn how to tint and wax eyebrows.  The course will cover an intro into hair removal methods and eyebrow, lip and chin waxing techniques, the differences between waxes.

The course content will cover Skin Testing, Contra-indications, Eye diseases and disorder, Composition tints, Eyebrow tint techniques, Introduction to hair removal methods, Differences between waxes, Hygiene & Safety, Eyebrow, lip and chin wax techniques.

Salon wear must be worn. To ensure maximum practice students will be required to  work on each other throughout the day.

Indian Head Massage

Indian Head Massage
Indian Head is a collection od traditional massage movements, applied to the face, neck and shoulder area. The massage technique also works on balancing the flow of energy, by channelling into the energy centres, which are ofter reffered to as chakras. If you are already a qualified massage therapist, and would like to offer something different to new and exiting massage clientsm then this 1 day course is ideal.

The Indian Head Massage course covers an introduction to the course, Indian Head and its origins explained, advantages/benefits of treatment, client consulation, contra-indications, massage movements, chakra positions, channelling energy, room set up, massage routine, quiz paper.

Students must have a basic massage certificate and havbe knowledge of the anatomy to qualify for a placement on the course.

Body Massage

Body Massage
The Body Massage course is spread over 4 days and is designed for an amateur to develop their skills. The course has been carefully constructed to provide you with the right skills and knowledge, which will enable youto prgress in your career as a body therapist. The course is split into three days theory and practical, one week aprt and then a forth day of practical and written assessment up to two weeks later.

The course covers anatomy and physilolgy of the areas, examination of area, masssage benefits, skin structure, skin conditions and treatable conditions, disorders and diseases, allergies, client consulation, contra-indications and contra actions, written permission from doctors, case studies, hygiene and sterilisation, physical effects and benefits, products and massage mediums, preparations of the client, prepartation of the working area, practical application of Swedish Body Massafe, treatment booking and timing, aftercare, insurance and awarding bodies.

No experience or previous qualifications needed as full anatomy and physiology is covered.

Cosmetic Make Up

Cosmetic Make-Up
This is a one day course to learn the art of applying day time make-up, evening and corrective make-up techniques using professional make-up products. There wil be demonstrations an practical workshops throughout the day.

The Cosmetic Make-Up course covers skin analysis, consulation, contra-indications, use of equipment, salon make-up applciation, salon bridal application, home care advice. Students will learn the most effective and professional way to apply day, evening and occasional make-up to their clients in order to ensure the very best results. The course considers the different needs of various face shapes.

All students must hold a certificate in Beauty Therapy level 2/3 or equivalent, or have a facial qualification.

Advanced Make Up

Advanced Make-Up
Avanced Make-up is a one day course to learn even more tricks of the trade, fantastic if you want to take your make-up skills to the next level.

The course covers an introduction to photography/colour and black and white, corrective make-up, advanced bridal, glamour make-up, fashion make-up, a perfect course for someone who hasn't touched on make-up for a while or someone who wants to learn new techniques.

Students msut hold a certificate in Beauty Therapy level 2/3 or equivalent or have a facial qualification.

7th Heaven Facial

7th Heaven Facial
7th Heaven Facial is a one day totally holistic facial course, incorporating Indian Head Massage, reflexology, scalp massage and unblocking chakras. This wonderful facial incorporates the body and soul in a combination of specially adapted massage movements.

The content includes Indian Head Massage pressure point and lympth drainage are used within this treatment which creates a feeling of total peace and harmony in our stressful world today. The chakras are used to balance the chakras are identified and balanced by using visualisation techniques. Crystals are used to balace the chakra and pendulum is used to identify the blockages. This is the first treatment to incorporate crystals within the facial routine. Whilst the face mask is applied, the appropiate crystals are selected and placed within the mask on the face. The treatment also includes a scalp massage and reflexology. This is more than a facial; it is a special experience not to be missed.

Students must hold a level 2/3 or equivalent beauty therapy qualification or have attended the facial course.

Facial

Facial
Facial is a four day course designed for the amateur to develop their skills. The course has been carefully constructed to provide you with the right mix of both practical skills and knowledge, which will enable you to progress in your career as a facial therapist. The course is split into three days theory and practical a week apart and then the fourth day is a practical and written assessment.

The content includes skin analysis, skin terminology, skin types, client consulation, superficial and deep cleanse procedure and how to perform a selection of facials. Product knowledge, all full demonstration will be given and students will have a hands on practical in the afternoon. Students are asked to complete four case studies and learn the full facial and massage routine. On day four students will be assessed practically and  a written paper will be sat. There will be an opportunity for discussion, case studies and feed back.

Students do not require any previous experience or qualifications as full anatomy and physiology is covered.

Body Wrap

Body Wrap
The body wrap is a two day course that is designed to show students the benefits or having the body wrap available in the salon. Students will cover all theory behind the treatment and will be shown the correct techniqu and application of the wrap.

The content covers health and safety, contents of clay, theory - how it works, contra-indications, tank set-up, dry wrapping techniques, measuring techniques, after wrap instructions, measuring and wrapping each other, assessment.

No previous experience or qualifications are required as full training is provided.

Weekend Lashes

Weekend Lashes
The course will enable you to offer additional services to your customers. You will be learning how to apply strip lashes and individual lashes.

The course will cover Discussion of different lash types, Lengths and glue, Contra-indications, Contra-actions, Skin testing, Application techniques, Aftercare and Troubleshooting.

No experience required & salon wear must be worn. To ensure maximum practice, students will be required to work on each other throughout the day.

Spray Tanning

Spray Tan
The spray tanning course is a day of training in both the theoretical and practical aspects of spray tanning, giving you the knowledge and confidence to offer the tranning treatment to a very high standard.

The coures covers background to spray tanning, health and safety, client consulations, aftercare, colours, compressors, machine cleaning/maintenance, information on retail items, marketing and pricing and spray tanning techniques.

Students require no previous experience as full training is provided.

Ear Candling

Ear Candling
Learn and experience this holistic treatment for the head and ears. This safe and effective cleansing treatment to the ear harmonises the the body and energises as well as helping many ear and head problems, such as sinuses and migraines. Includes anatomy and physiology.

The course covers health and safety, ear anatomy, origination of ear candling, practical demonstration and practical assessment.

No experience is neccessary as studens will learn anatomy and physiology.

Ear Piercing

Ear Piercing
Ear piercing is a short 1/2 day course where students will learn how to confidently and accuratetly pierce the lower lobe only.

Content that is covered during the course is an introduction into ear piercing, health and safety regulations, hygiene, equipment demo, consulating with clients, practical assessment and aftercare.

Students do not require any previous experience or qualifications. Please note that this course only covers piercing the lower lobe.

Threading

Threading
The course will teach you how to offer a semi-permanent method of hair removal that has been around for many years in India, using a very fine thread. Learn how to achieve fantastic results of hair removal on all areas of the body, especially good for a clean eyebrow shape. The advantages of threading are it's less expensive, less painful and will last longer than conventional methods of hair removal.

The course covers client consulation, contra-indications, contra-actions, hair structure and growth, practical training on hair removal with thread, different methods, eyebrow shaping, remving hair from all body areas and aftercare.

No experience or qualifications are needed as full training is given.

Hot Rocks Stone Therapy

Hot Rocks Stone Therapy
Stone Therapy is an alternative therapy, which has been part of the acient worlds regime of sciece for thousands of years. Working with existing massage techniques, the intorduction of the therapeutic stones will add a new dimension to the experience of a massage, for you as the therapist, and for your clients. Fantastic commercials opportunities are available to all beauty salon and holistic therapists wishing to enter the world of 'Solutions Hot Tock Stone Therapy'. Coursesare designed to give a hands on experience in the use of Hot Rocks and varied tratment opportunities of Stone Therapy.

Courses cover introduction to hot rocks stone therapy, the history of hot stones, and where they are from, information on the heater, stones sizes and how to incorporate them into other treaments, effects and benefits, stones placing/massage routine, marketing and pricing.

A massage qualification must be held as knowldge on anatomy and physiology is needed.

Intimate Male Waxing

Intimate Male Waxing
Men are finally waking up to the beauty of waxing, whether to enhance their appearance or to provide an edge in sporting competition. Male waxing is a new and growing requirement for the modern salon or spa. Wax 4 Men is a specialist one day course to show you how to provide this professional treatment to your male clients. Male waxing, otherwise known as male Brazilian or “Back, Sack & Crack” waxing is a hair removal treatment especially for men. As the name suggests hair is removed from the clients back, scrotum and anal area.

The course covers an Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology, Preparation, General Practice Contra-Indications, Product Equipment, Aftercare, Cleaning & Maintenance and a Practical.

Students must have completed Level 2 Beauty, or hold a certificate relevant to basic waxing, and have at least 6 months experience in Bikini Waxing. Male Model will be required with bikini hair trimmed to no longer than ½ an inch. Students are required to bring their own wax heater.
 

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