Apprentice Beauty Therapist The House Spa at Dormy House Hotel

As an Apprentice you will work within a great team in a rewarding environment, whilst learning the most professional standards within the beauty industry. You will learn to perform and deliver beauty treatments to include facials, massage, manicure, pedicure, eye treatments and waxing services.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working week will consist of shifts from Monday - Sunday, will include some weekends and evenings. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include:

  • Support with spa day to day operations
  • Hand and nail treatments
  • Foot treatments
  • Facial skin care treatments
  • Eyelash and eyebrow treatments
  • Basic massage treatments
  • Reception duties
  • Cleaning duties
  • Make-up application
  • Waxing services (legs, underarms, face and bikini line)

As an Apprentice you will work within a great team, in a rewarding environment on a full-time basis, with 20% off the job training. We will help you to realise your full potential, give you incomparable skills and insider knowledge to take you wherever you want to go.

Along your way you will learn anatomy and physiology, spa working practices, professional behaviours and a range of beauty and spa treatments and services to the most professional standards possible.

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Beauty Therapist Apprenticeship Standard qualification, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Armonia Training Academy will provide you with the appropriate training to help you carry out beauty therapy treatments in line with legal, industry and organisational requirements, maintaining honesty, integrity, and confidentiality. You will complete your training in block weeks, weekly off the job training days and touchpoint sessions. 

You will learn to implement and practice safe ways of working for yourself and others in accordance with legal, beauty therapy and organisational requirements. Whilst gaining the skills to carry out, maintain and store details relation to client records and confidential beauty treatment consultations. You will learn to understand and facilitate client journeys, recording messages and making appointments alongside handling payments from clients.

This qualification will be achieved through continual assessment of your practical work, your theory understanding, using tests and oral questioning; evidence of competence will be collected in a portfolio of evidence. You will also have an end point assessment at the end of your training.

You will understand, learn the skills, knowledge, and behaviours to help you choose the most appropriate products and range of beauty therapy techniques, products, tools, and equipment to provide all aspects of beauty therapy.

You will be given the knowledge to provide advice and recommendations on the beauty treatments and future appointments for you clients whilst maintaining professional values that meet Beauty Therapy industry requirements and expectations.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Level 3 Wellbeing and Holistic Therapy Apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Math & English (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

Farncombe Estate, in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside, is somewhere that you can build a career for life. It is home to three very different, yet luxurious and award-winning hotels, Dormy House, Foxhill Manor and The Fish. Dormy House Hotel's House Spa, awarded 5 Bubbles by the Good Spa Guide, offers guests an indoor and outdoor blend of soothing therapies, serene pool, terrace hot tub and Scandi-style thermal suite, with no detail overlooked in this luxurious setting. Everyone here is part of the Farncombe family, wherever they work on the Estate. That sense of belonging is what keeps our atmosphere welcoming and our guests coming back again and again. If being sustainable is important to you, then our approach is to balance people, planet and profit – we’re doing business for good! Above all, we are a family-owned business that genuinely cares about its people. Our benefits are designed to take care our teams’ health, finances, work-life balance, with a bit of fun thrown in too. Our business is structured to offer excellent opportunities for career progression and we’re proud that a high number of our team members have grown with the estate over many years.


The House Spa at Dormy House Hotel


The House Spa at Dormy House Hotel

Willersey Hill

Near Broadway

WR12 7LF

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Beauty therapist

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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