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SMB College Group Beauty Therapy Students Compete atWorld Skills UK!

SMB College Group Beauty Therapy Students Compete atWorld Skills UK!

Level 2 Beauty Therapy students, Jess Wheeler and Olivia Ison, are competing in the World Skills UKBeauty Therapist competition!


The competition focuses on the role and tasks undertaken by a beauty therapist. This includes carrying out a range of therapy services, reflecting both current and traditional treatments including facials, make-up, manicure, pedicure, lash and brow treatments as well as health and safety and customer service.

The skills that needto be demonstrated and will be judged at the competition are a professional demeanour and attitude, safe working practices, effective interaction with clients, high level of skill and dexterity, management of time and ergonomic working methods.

Jess and Olivia have completed the first stage of the competition, they performeda manicure, mask application and make-up. Now they are waiting to see if they make it through to the next regional round and to prepare Jess and Olivia have been practicing beauty treatments at the College.

Olivia said

‘So excited to be included in this competition to show my skills and techniques I have built on through SMB College Group!’

Beauty Lecturer at the College, Claire Stocker said, “Jess and Olivia are very passionate about what they do, they have worked so hard this academic year and this is clearly evidenced by their performance. They have put a lot of effort into their entry and completed this independently.  I wish them the very best of luck and look forward to hopefully supporting them in the next round.”

Beauty Therapy is taught at SMB College Group’s Melton and Stephenson Campuses with industry-standard salon facilities and equipment. Students get to work in real salon environments with real-life clients and challenges, as well as having the opportunity to enter competitions, work with partners at Ragdale Hall Spa, and go on trips to learn more about the growing industry.

Find out more about studying Beauty Therapy at SMB College Group and register now forone of our Melton or Stephenson Campus Open Days in June -

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