Beauty and make-up consultant apprenticeship

Demonstrate, promote and recommend the use, benefits and application of a range of retail beauty products

A beauty and make-up consultant works in a department store or other retail environment. During the beauty and make-up consultant apprenticeship, you’ll use your knowledge to demonstrate, promote and recommend the use, benefits and application of a range of retail beauty products, covering make-up, skin care, nailcare and perfumery. You’ll do this in accordance with legal requirements, brand guidelines, pricing and promotional structures and organisational protocols. You’ll work as part of a team, as well as independently, supported by a department or counter manager, to provide exceptional, bespoke customer service and care in a fast-paced retail environment, while achieving your given sales and profit targets. You’ll have drive, a good work ethic, an enquiring and curious mind, and will be enthusiastic to learn about your chosen career and maintain continual professional development.


Duration: 12 months

Relevant school subjects: Art

Entry requirements for the beauty and make-up consultant apprenticeship: Depend on employer, but likely GCSEs or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience

Achievement upon completion: Level 2 (Intermediate)—equivalent to GCSEs

Potential salary upon completion: £20,000 per annum

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