Wax Depilation (QCF) Award

Course Overview

The course covers a range of depilation techniques including;

• Warm wax
• Hot wax

This course provides training in various methods of professional waxing and hair removal.  You may also want to use this qualification to become a wax technician that only offers waxing services to clients. You will be assessed in full and half leg, bikini line, underarm, eyebrows and upper lip and chin areas.

Course modules include:

  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Preparation of client and work area
  • Client consultation and skin sensitivity testing
  • Contra-indications and contra-actions
  • Depilation of areas
  • Structure of the hair and skin
  • Skin diseases and disorders
  • Aftercare advice

Added November 2018

Entry Requirements

Suitable for students with a good general education who possess e.g. a Level 1 qualification or GCSE equivalent or a Level 1 ESOL qualification

A positive attitude and enthusiasm is essential.  You must have good communication skills and be well presented.

Course Delivery

Delivered over one evening per week (6-9pm) and over 18 weeks. Delivery includes essential knowledge, health and safety and related anatomy and physiology.

Procedures and techniques are demonstrated by the tutor and learners will then perform the procedures on their model. Learners will be assessed on their practical techniques and by written assessments.

Students will be expected to undertake home study as directed by the tutor.  There is an external written assessment.  Practical service times apply for practical assessments.

Progression Opportunities

It is possible to progress in this skilled area to an intimate waxing or threading qualification. Students may wish to apply for any full or part time beauty course at Gower College Swansea.

Additional Information

All students must attend a compulsory guidance session prior to enrolling. Please call us on 01792 284049 for dates and times. Students will be expected to wear full length black trousers, flat black enclosed shoes and a plain black top or tunic.

The purchase of a kit is essential to study on this course - the approximate cost of kit (based on 2018 price) is £115.

Broadway Hair and Beauty Centre, Tycoch
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