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My favourite part of this role is working with such an amazing team here at Lancaster & Morecambe College, and also being able to pass on my industry knowledge to all my students and support them in their journey to becoming a Beauty Therapist.
Sandra O'Hara works with the Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy Team and teaches students on the Beauty Therapy Level 3 full time course and Nail Services City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma part time evening course.
Sandra joined the team as a Beauty Therapy tutor at Lancaster & Morecambe College in 2020 after doing a short period of voluntary work in the department. She throughly enjoyed working in an educational environment and so decided to complete the Certificate in Education qualification and become a qualified lecturer. Having previously worked in the beauty industry Sandra has a vast experience of many different beauty techniques and procedures, which she covers in her teaching at College. These beauty techniques include:
Sandra is also a member of The Beauty Guild, and teaches on the Beauty Guild Accredited Courses which are suitable as Continued Professional Development (CPD) to upskill qualified therapists or those working towards a regulated qualification in Beauty Therapy
My favourite part of this role is working with such an amazing team here at Lancaster & Morecambe College, and also being able to pass on my industry knowledge to all my students and support them in their journey to becomng a Beauty Therapist.
When asked what advice Sandra would give to someone applying for a Beauty Therapy course, she replied:
Do it and don't hold back! There are many fantastic career opportunities waiting for you in the beauty therapy industry which can take you anywhere in the world. You must however be keen and hardworking as the beauty industry isn't easy, but can be extreamly rewarding.
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I teach a subject that I am passionate about and transfer my knowledge and skills to our students. I also work with an amazing team, every day is different and a unique challenge - the job is never boring!