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

Our competitions are open to all so please register before 14 May

The first stage of competition is a remote or online test (where applicable)

Competitors take part in competitions at their local college, training provider centre or work place, or, take part in an online competition

Scores are quality assured and Finalists are announced

Competitors prepare and practise in readiness for the National Finals

The Finalists come together to compete in the National Finals

Competitors who are age eligible and have achieved the benchmark score will be invited to opt into Squad UK during December 2022 for the WorldSkills Lyon 2024 cycle

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