Title: Facial Treatment
Summary: This course covers the technique for performing a superficial and deep cleanse, tone, steam, extract, massage, mask and moisturisation. It also includes fantastic anatomy and physiology resources with clear diagrams and voice over. Health and safety guidance is covered as well as skin conditions, skin analysis and advice about different skin types as well as guidance as to which type of product is suitable for use.
Qualification: GTi Award
(All modules and examinations are completed online with full online support available. On completion of the course, successful students will receive a GTi certificate in Facial Treatment.)
Course Accreditation: Guild of Beauty Therapists
Pre-requisites: You must have completed the GTi Professional Standards course
Course Type: Theory & Practical
Theory Hours: 16 Hours (This is completed at your own pace)
Practical Hours: 8 Hours
Examination: Online and Practical Examinations
CPD Points: 32 Points
Please note that the number of theory and practical hours required to complete this course as stated above are provided as a guideline only. The actual number of theory hours required will vary depending on the speed at which you learn. The number of practical hours may vary depend on learning speed and on class sizes.
This course comprises the following modules which must be undertaken in the following order in order to complete the course.
1 FA001 Introduction, Reception, Consultation and Ventilation
2 FA002 Anatomy & Physiology
3 FA003 The Cellular System
4 FA004 The Muscular System
5 FA005 The Nervous System
6 FA006 The Skeletal System
7 FA007 The Cardiovascular System and The Lymphatic System
8 FA008 Contraindications and Contra Actions
9 FA009 Skin Conditions
10 FA010 Preparation
11 FA011 Skin Types & Product Selection
12 FA012 Treatment
13 FA013 Facial Technique, Cleanse, Tone, Steam & Extract
14 FA014 Facial Technique Massage
15 FA015 Facial Technique Mask, Moisturise & Eye Care
16 FA016 Treatment Adaptations & Aftercare
17 FA017 Practical Module
How soon after enrolling can I start the course?
Once you have enrolled on the course and paid the course fee, you will have immediate access to the online course modules which means you can start learning straight away. Practical training will be provided within three weeks of completion of the theory aspect of the course.
How long will it take me to complete the course?
The time it takes to complete the course will depend on how quickly you learn as an individual, and also on the number of hours per day you spend on it.
Is there a time limit for completing the course?
Is the course accredited?
The course is fully accredited by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists for membership and insurance.
Is the course accredited for Continuing Professional Development - CPD?
Yes. The course is accredited for Continuing Professional Development by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists.
What support is available to me whilst doing the course?
All courses have access to integrated email support from fully qualified therapists and tutors.
What if I am dyslexic?
Each course module includes an audio soundtrack of the course material which is ideal for students who are dyslexic.
Do I need anything special on my computer?
You will need to have a modern web browser and speakers or headphones. Please note that the course modules do not currently run on some mobile devices such as iPhones and iPads and are not compatible with Google Chrome browsers. Please feel free to run our free trial module to check if the course will run on your computer.
How will the course be marked?
Following each course module you will take an online examination which requires a pass rate of around 70%. For the practical module you will need to demonstrate that you can perform the outlined tasks to the skill level required.
Am I allowed to refer to text books or notes during the examination?
No. You are expected to complete online tests under exam conditions without referring to any notes, text books or online help.
What if I fail a module?
If you fail a module you have the ability to re-take the examination twice. If you fail the module you will be contacted by the tutor who will offer support before making a final attempt.
What if I fail the practical assessment?
You will need to arrange another day of training with us, you will be charged for this.
Do I need to complete any paperwork?
No. All examinations are completed online and a record of your marks is displayed in your login area. When you complete your practical module you may need to fill out your details as well as a review form.
What will I receive when I complete the course?
You will receive a GTi Award certificate which will be mailed to you on successful completion of the course.