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Qualification: Cosmetician (no legal status)

Cosmetician (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • communicate and use information and communication technology for effective support of the work and management of documentation and information,
  • communicate with co-workers, experts and customers,
  • use Slovene and a foreign language for effective and clear oral and written communication with all users in their working environment,
  • participate in an expert team,
  • work in a manner that promotes a healthy lifestyle,
  • protect health and the environment,
  • demonstrate understanding of cultural diversity,
  • think analytically and creatively in order to make decisions autonomously and solve cosmetic problems through the flexible application of knowledge in practice,
  • show self-initiative and express new ideas, adapt to new situations, show initiative in work and an orientation towards self-evaluation and the constant improvement of own work,
  • set own goals, plan and monitor own work and the work of others, and work in a team,
  • take responsibility for the quality and success of work performed and promote the transfer of knowledge,
  • develop entrepreneurial characteristics, skills and behaviour,
  • plan human resources, be responsible for the education and training of personnel and plan the organisation of internal education and training,
  • make rational use of energy, material and time,
  • demonstrate ethical behaviour,
  • take responsibility for self-directed learning and lifelong learning based on critical and ethical reflection on own thinking and actions,

(vocational-specific competences)

  • demonstrate familiarity with and understanding of cosmetic problems,
  • autonomously plan and provide cosmetic skincare or care for changed conditions of skin,
  • keep abreast of development trends in the cosmetics and healthy lifestyle fields,
  • plan and implement the provision of guidance and advice in the cosmetics sector,
  • provide advice about a healthy lifestyle and well-being, with an emphasis on the fields of healthy diet, physical and mental activity and personal relaxation,
  • carry out project-based work in the cosmetics and healthy lifestyle fields,
  • undertake marketing of cosmetic products,
  • supervise the work of an expert team and organise work in the cosmetic care and healthy lifestyle sector,
  • provide and participate in formal and informal forms of training and advanced training,
  • ensure the quality of work processes in the cosmetics sector,
  • use more complex state-of-the-art devices in cosmetics,
  • use aromatherapy in cosmetics,
  • perform special pedicure techniques,
  • perform various massage techniques and alternative forms of massage.

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Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is scored as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10). 

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Higher vocational colleges

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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units (examinations, practical classes, seminar assignments, etc.), as follows: all compulsory modules and subjects, for a total of 95 credits, one elective module consisting of 15 credits, a freely elective subject consisting of 5 credits and a diploma thesis (worth 5 credits).

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  • Matura or vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination) or
  • master craftsman’s, foreman’s and managerial examination, with an additional test of knowledge at the vocational matura level.
NQF Level: 
6
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination) or
  • master craftsman’s, foreman’s and managerial examination, with an additional test of knowledge at the vocational matura level.
Ways to acquire: 

In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units (examinations, practical classes, seminar assignments, etc.), as follows: all compulsory modules and subjects, for a total of 95 credits, one elective module consisting of 15 credits, a freely elective subject consisting of 5 credits and a diploma thesis (worth 5 credits).