Overview

A Beauty Therapy Practitioner (advanced) will be able to demonstrate expertise in general beauty services as well as being a specialist in two or three areas such as advanced body and facial treatments, makeup and skincare advice.

The competition focuses on the role and tasks of a Beauty Therapy Practitioner carrying out a range of services which reflect both current and traditional standards plus current industry requirements. This may include massage and spa treatments, advanced facial, makeup and manicure treatments. As a competitor, you will also be tested on health and safety, exceptional client care and communication skills.  Ideally you are looking to demonstrate your specialist skills and technical knowledge to the highest level with a view to progressing your career further in the beauty or spa therapy industry.

 

The skills you need to demonstrate

  • Professionalism

  • Health and Safety knowledge

  • Customer service skills

  • Time management

  • Dexterity

  • Creativity

  • Attention to detail

  • Communication skills

Entry criteria

  • This is an individual competition
  • There is no limit to the number of entries per organisation
  • Competitors must be familiar with the core competencies below, have excellent relevant knowledge of anatomy and physiology and are enrolled in a programme of study working towards Beauty Therapy Level 3 in the last 12 months

 

How it works

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Learners who get through the passive stage (where they will be expected to prepare a submission for entry or participate in an online assessment), will be invited to take part in national qualifiers which take place across the UK between April and June. All competitors receive certification for their achievements at the qualifiers

The highest performers from the national qualifiers are invited to compete in the UK National Finals in November at WorldSkills UK LIVE, the UK’s largest skills, apprenticeship and careers event

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