Waxing is an excellent addition to any treatment menu and provides repeat business as it is an essential maintenence option for many clients.
The GTi Waxing Course meets the Habia National Occupational Standards and covers the various types of hair removal, anatomy and physiology, skin disorders and diseases, contra-actions and contra-indications, reception, consultation, ventilation, technique, male waxing and aftercare.
The course teaches everything you need to know about carrying out a professional waxing service on different areas of the body including the legs, bikini line, underarms and facial waxing.
The course is fully accredited by the Guild of Beauty Therapists, the UK’s leading professional beauty trade body, for membership and insurance purposes. Upon completion of the course, students will receive a full-colour certificate for a GTi Award in Waxing Treatments.
Please note: From 1st May 2018, if you are not already a member of the GTi you are required to join as a Student Member costing £25 and paid directly to the GTi.
GTi Award in Waxing.
Friendly & informal tuition.
Solo & Bespoke Courses.
Individual attention from your tutor.
Easy & fun to learn.
No previous experience required.
The theory test: Training materials are downloaded and theory module assessments completed online at the GTi website. You must pass all assessments before being able to participate with the course practical..
1 day practical: Starting at 10am and finishing at 5pm you will be taught all of the skills you will need to deliver a professional waxing treatment. There is no practical test. Instead we assess your understanding and ability of each treatment technique as it is taught.
Our GTi Courses are arranged as either solo or bespoke training which means that you will need to provide a model.
This is the background and theory that you study from home and then complete an online test paper before attending your practical training. It is easily completed with between 8-12 hours of study time. For some people it may take a little longer.
Introduction & Different Methods of Hair Removal
Reception & Consultation
Anatomy & Physiology-The Skin
Anatomy & Physiology - The Hair & the Endocrine System
Contra-indications Requiring Adaptation & Contra-actions
Warm Waxing Technique
Half Leg Wax
Full Leg, Bikini & Abdomen Waxing
Underarm, Facial & Forearm Waxing
Therapy Training School is an approved training provider. This particular course is written and accredited by the BeautyGuild. Insurance can be obtained directly from the BeautyGuild. You will be able to practice as a self-employed beauty therapist or mobile therapist. Always check with your potential employer (or local council) to ensure that this Award will be accepted by them.
Course practical: 1 day
Test paper: Complete online from your home
Membership & Insurance: Available from GBT
Suitable for: Private practice, self-employed, mobile beauty therapist and most types of employment
Previous experience: No previous experience or qualifications are required for you to attend this course
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