VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Beauty Therapy and Nail Services (603/6159/1)
If you are a therapist working or recently qualified in the beauty sector and looking to gain knowledge to work safely with COVID-19 in mind, this qualification is an excellent progression course. Demonstrate to prospective clients and/or employers your commitment to professionalism. Also ideal for salon owners/employers to enable them to implement safe policies and train their staff in Covid-Secure measures and ways of working in beauty.
The aim of this VTCT Level 2 Award is to develop your knowledge and understanding of how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and how to work safely. You will develop knowledge on the importance of social responsibility, the causes, transmission and effects of COVID-19, and the methods used to control transmission such as correct hand hygiene and the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). You will also gain an understanding of the safe working practices required in the beauty salon or nail bar to protect yourself as therapist and clients.
This qualification is completed entirely online, with no attendance of the training centre required making it ideal for completion during lockdown. Students will need access to a pc to complete coursework and online exams. Completed through our Online Student Portal with full learning resources and access to our Support Team whenever needed. Complete at your own pace, the portal is available online 24/7. This qualification can be completed in as little as 8-12 weeks but you do have up to 12 months to fully complete the course.
- The importance of social responsibility.
- The causes, transmission and effects of COVID-19.
- The methods used to control transmission, such as correct hand hygiene and the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
- The safe working practices required in order to protect therapist & clients.
This VTCT (ITEC) Award is completed entirely online, from home. No attendance of the training centre is required. You will work through the learning resources online through our Student Portal. Study at your own pace, around any other commitments as the portal is available 24/7. Complete a workbook to help consolidate your understanding of the knowledge and theory covered by this course. You will also complete a multiple-choice exam completed online from home using the VTCT assessment portal (Linx) and Zoom. Students will need access to a pc to complete coursework and online exams.
For more detailed information on the structure of this qualification, please call to speak with one of our friendly Course Advisors on 0800 999 2277.
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*The minimum payment due still applies to 0% offer balances. Any remaining balance due after the 4-month promotional period or any transactions under £99 will be charged interest at 19.9% p.a. (variable). In order to maintain the 0% offer, you need to keep up monthly repayments and stay within your credit limit. Credit subject to status. Terms and conditions apply. UK residents only. PayPal Credit is trading name of PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A. Société en Commandite par Actions Registered Office: 22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg RCS Luxembourg B 118 349.
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Our Payment Plan option is provided through Premium Credit Limited, an independent finance company. Available on all courses; whether classroom or online courses, packages or VTCT qualifications where course totals over £299. Spread the cost to make starting your beauty training towards your new career easier & more affordable!
You have two options – to make direct debit repayments either over 6 months (6 instalments) or 12 months (12 instalments) with reasonable interest (representative APR of 7.6% for 6 months or 13.6% for 12 months*). Your first payment* is taken around 7 days after your payment plan is approved, with the next instalment by direct debit not until the next month making it easy to spread the cost. You can choose your preferred payment date for the instalments by direct debit, making it easy to plan repayments e.g. taken on 1st or 28th of each month.
Get a quote for finance easily by contacting us on 0800 999 2277.
You must be aged 18+, resident in the UK and hold a UK bank/building society account in your name, that supports direct debit payments. Credit is subject to status, terms and conditions apply.
Our finance option allows you attend your chosen courses with us while making affordable, monthly repayments. Once your finance is approved, our team will be in touch to arrange your training on the next available dates that are convenient for you. Training days can only take place once the first direct debit payment for your finance has been taken (usually around 21 days after approval).
You can pay additional payments or repay in full early if you wish once the payment plan is set up. The scheme is subject to the usual credit checks etc. You can also easily add further courses to your repayment plan once set up, subject to status, without needing to make an entirely new application.
*One-off fixed £5 facility fee added to the first payment only. Representative APR examples above based upon a £2500 loan.
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This VTCT Level 2 Award is ideal for existing or recently qualified beauty professionals looking to develop their knowledge of safe working practices with infection prevention in relation to COVID-19 in mind. It will help give confidence to clients and potential employers of your professionalism. It is also ideal for salon owners / employers looking to learn key knowledge around infection control to enable to them implement safe policies and practices (and convey this to salon employees as needed).
As the qualification is completed entirely online, no attendance of a training centre is required; it is an excellent qualification to complete during lockdown restrictions or flexibly around other commitments. Typically achieved in 8-12 weeks, studying just a few hours a week.
There are no pre-requirements to complete this qualification. It is recommended for existing or recently qualified beauty professionals, salon owners and/or employers in the nail and beauty sector. Students will need access to a pc to complete coursework and online exams.
Once you have completed your workbook and exam, you will receive your qualification certificate (this can take up to 12 weeks to be released from the awarding body VTCT).
All courses completed with The Beauty Academy are accredited by ABT allowing you receive a 10% discount off your policy with ABT Insurance when you quote ACADEMY99
The Beauty Academy also offer a discounted insurance scheme with Balens; a Specialist Insurance Brokers aimed at Health and Well-Being Professionals, offering both Therapist and Student Therapist insurance for those who train with us. To learn more about the Balens insurance scheme, please click here.
Completion of this qualification will help to give clients and potential employers confidence in your professionalism and ability to deliver treatments, working safely at all times with infection prevention in relation to COVID-19 in mind. It is also ideal for salon owners / beauty industry employers to help ensure your business has safe practices and policies in place.
We offer high-quality ABT accredited training with experienced tutors, professional equipment and a great atmosphere to train in. Our training centres are well-equipped, within easy reach of public transport and regularly inspected by the awarding body (VTCT) which we provide qualifications through; to ensure we are giving you the best service for your money. We pride ourselves on working with only qualified and industry experienced tutors who are friendly, welcoming and happy to go the extra mile to deliver the very best student experience possible.
All courses are run as smaller groups than most other providers, allowing plenty of opportunity to ask questions or seek further support if required. Our training centres are permanent and exclusive to us and they are always set-up ready to begin your training. All centres have the very latest equipment and products required to adhere to industry standards. We also provide free and unlimited on-going access to our Support Team who are available to answer queries or provide guidance within any aspect of your course with us, contactable on either email or telephone.
Course Info & Price
- Course Duration
- Fast Track 10am to 4pm
- No hidden charges: includes all exam fees & VAT.
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