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The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Epilation (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your skills using electrolysis for hair removal.
The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills as a beauty therapist or electrologist to enable you to provide electrical epilation treatments.
What will I learn?
Within this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of the following areas:
* Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
* Client care and communication in related industries
* Provide electrical epilation
This unit is about the skills involved in assessing, preparing for and carrying out Electrical needle epilation treatments to remove hair using alternating current and blend techniques.
You will also need to show you can competently advise clients on the care needed after electrical epilation.
How will I be assessed?
As part of this qualification you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. A portfolio will confirm the knowledge, understanding and skills that you have learnt. It may be in an electronic or paper format.
Evidence in the portfolio may take the following forms:
* Observed work
* Witness statements
* Audio-visual media
* Evidence of prior learning or attainment
* Written questions
* Oral questions
* Case studies
Evidence for this unit must be gathered in a real or realistic working environment.
Simulation is not allowed in this unit. All ‘Observation’ outcomes must be on real clients.
There is one external paper that must be achieved.
This qualification may lead directly into employment as an electrologist in a Beauty salon or spa or to self-employment as a mobile electrologist. You may also progress onto the advanced epilation course after successful completion of this course.
You will need to have a Level 2 Beauty Therapy or Anatomy and Physiology qualification.
All students interested in this course should contact the course tutor prior to enrolment: Angela Clee:
Enquire about Electrical Epilation
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