BEAU403 – Professional Practices for the Beauty Therapy Industry

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Module code
Module title
Professional Practices for the Beauty Therapy Industry
To provide students with a level of professionalism and prepare them for employment in the beauty therapy industry. Including: personal appearance, internal and external customer service, communication skills, retail skills, reception services skills, client consultation, time management, code of ethics and professional practice, health and safety and first aid
  • SI1901
NZQA Level
Level 4
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Provide professional customer service and communication practices in a beauty therapy environment
Maintain a healthy and safe work environment in relation to beauty therapy
Understand and implement an ethical code of practice
- Professional practice
- Client care and communication
- Reception duties and client sales
- Recommending and retailing of professional product
- Health and Safety in the salon
- Client consultation
- First Aid
- Ethical practise
- Salon management
- Team work in the salon
Business operations
- KPI’s
- Work based learning
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Student-centred learning Face-to-Face
E-learning (Moodle; Mahara) Work-based learning
Tutorials Industry trainers
Group activities Self-directed learning
Inquiry-based learning Project-based learning
Practical activities.
Assessment Criteria
Assessment in this module is mixed mode. To pass this module all assessments must be submitted and an overall pass mark of 50% is required. Students must also meet all the requirements of the competency-based assessment tasks. The final grade will be based on the marks from the achievement-based tasks