Performing a facial treatment is an opportunity for you to give your client a relaxing and enjoyable treatment designed to improve and rejuvenate their skin.
This course will teach you everything you need to know about offering a professional facial and includes a practical training session and assessment.
The GTi Facial Treatment course follows the National Occupational Standards and covers reception, consultation and ventilation. It also covers anatomy and physiology, contra-indications and contra-actions, skin conditions, skin analysis, preparation, skin types and product selection, preparing for treatment, technique and aftercare.
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 Facial Treatments.
The course is beautifully written and accompanied by images, video clips and a voice-over. Upon completion of the online theory modules, you will receive a PDF manual which you can refer back to. All sixteen of the modules and examinations are completed online with full online support available.
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 Facial Treatments.
Friendly & informal tuition.
Solo and 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 facial 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, Reception, Consultation and Ventilation
Anatomy & Physiology
The Cellular System
The Muscular System
The Nervous System
The Skeletal System
The Cardiovascular System and The Lymphatic System
Contraindications and Contra Actions
Skin Types & Product Selection
Facial Technique, Cleanse, Tone, Steam & Extract
Facial Technique Massage
Facial Technique Mask, Moisturise & Eye Care
Treatment Adaptations & Aftercare
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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