BTEC Unit 11 – Level 3 – Start Up a Beauty Business
Unit type: Optional
Guided learning hours: 40
This is a preparation for work unit, which is based on capability and knowledge. The unit is about removing hair using waxing techniques. To carry out this unit the learner will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene procedures throughout their work.
In this unit learners will develop the practical skills, knowledge and understanding required to provide waxing treatments, which are essential for any beauty therapist.
Learners will learn how to prepare for providing waxing treatments, including preparing themselves, the client and work area, using suitable consultation techniques to identify treatment objectives for the individual client and carry out necessary tests.
Learners will also develop their practical ability in providing waxing treatments, including providing aftercare advice to clients. They will also develop underpinning knowledge associated with waxing treatments, including method/product knowledge, the advantages and disadvantages associated with alternative methods of hair removal and the relevant anatomy.
Learners will develop their ability in using warm and hot wax following safe and hygienic working practices.