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Learn how to perform waxing treatments with confidence and grow your beauty business today!
The body hair removal industry revenue is over $600 million and waxing is by far the most popular hair-removal method used today and continues to grow. It is one of the quickest and easiest beauty treatments to master and also one of the most profitable. Waxing is one of the foundation beauty services of any successful salon.
Salons and spas see the highest return on investment when offering waxing services due to low cost of goods and less time involved in performing the service. Independent waxing technicians can charge up to $100 per hour once they have built up their business and clientele and even when first starting out most waxing technicians can easily make anywhere from $30,000 - $50,000 per year. Start-up costs are minimal so you can start earning an income in a very short time.
With repeat treatments required every 4-6 weeks, waxing is very reliable and popular skill to learn. Whether you own a salon and want to start offering waxing services, want to start your own waxing business, or just want to learn a new skill in the beauty industry this waxing course will teach you everything you need to know about performing safe and effective waxing treatments.
This course will take you through the most popular waxing treatments, safety procedures, how to take care of your clients and how to market your business. Study from the comfort and convenience of your own home, with 24/7 access to your course materials.
This course will guide you step-by-step through:
- different types of waxing
- trends in waxing
- moisturizing and aromatherapy
- the equipment needed
- waxing health and safety
- waxing procedures
- client aftercare
- proper cleaning of equipment
- common problems that may arise
- dos and don'ts for you and your clients
- how to build your waxing business
How is the Waxing and Hair Removal course assessed?
There is a short multiple choice exam at the end of each module for you to take and you’ll know your score immediately.
By studying Waxing and Hair Removal online with IOA, you do not pay an extra fee for sitting an exam or have to wait for a set date to sit an exam.
Will I get a certificate?
Yes, those who successfully complete the exams will be awarded the PDF Waxing and Hair Removal Certificate. (Already included in price)
You can also get the hardcopy ICOES certificate for a small fee to cover printing and posting.
All our courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards - (accreditation number ICOES/00763/13/36).
Waxing & Hair Removal Course Syllabus:
Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Equipment And Supplies
Module 3: Procedures
- 3.1 Facial Waxing
- 3.2 Body Waxing
- 3.3 Genital Waxing
- 3.4 Leg and Arm Waxing
- 3.5 Threading
Module 4: Aftercare
- 4.1 Client Aftercare
- 4.2 Proper Cleaning of Equipment
- 4.3 Common Issues and How to Solve Them
- 4.4 Dos & Don’ts for You and Your Clients
Module 5: Building Your Business
- 5.1 How to Become an Esthetician
- 5.2 What do You Need to Open a Waxing Business
- 5.3 How to Start a Waxing Business
- 5.4 Marketing
- 5.5 Pricing
Who is this course for?
This course is ideal for:
- salon owners who are wanting to add waxing as a service
- individuals who are looking to learn a new skill and boost their knowledge in the beauty industry
- those just getting started in the beauty industry and looking for a basic, profitable skill to learn
- those who wish to learn how to provide waxing treatments for personal interest
- those looking to start their own waxing business
International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.
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Does this course cover intimate waxing or just bikini?
In Module 3, Procedures, of the Waxing and Hair Removal course, it will cover most common types of genital waxing.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
What is the qualification?
Our Waxing and Hair Removal course is accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES and also by CPD ( CPD UK).This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Do you need to buy a kit or does it come with as part of the course?
Hi Hannah, Thank you for your query. The kit does not come as part of the course. When you complete the course, you will know which additional products/materials to buy depending on your needs. Kind regards, KaoutarThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.