Kelly McCann - Student of the Year
Each day in the lead-up to our 2016 Graduation ceremonies, we will be revealing one of our prizewinners. We begin with our Kilwinning winners ahead of their graduation ceremony on Friday 21 October!
HNd beauty therapy
This course has helped me meet new friends who share a passion for beauty as much as I do.
"I’ve always had a passion for beauty, and have always enjoyed performing beauty related treatments for my family and friends. Therefore I felt this course would be highly beneficial for me to enhance my beauty knowledge and techniques.
"Becoming a beauty/skin therapist is something that I have always wanted for my career choice, and this course has given me the qualifications required to pursue my dream career.
"Throughout this course I really enjoyed providing the advanced facial techniques such as the CACI – non surgical face lifting treatments. I have also enjoyed meeting new clients throughout the commercial salon experience as this has helped to boost my confidence when working with new clients.
"My HND course has given me amazing opportunities which will help enhance my future career as a qualified beauty therapist. This course has helped me meet new friends who share a passion for beauty as much as I do.
"Throughout this course I have gained multiple skills, such as: communication skills, working with others, leadership skills and many more. I feel that this course has helped me to develop into a reliable, confident person.
"Within this course I was required to participate within a spa workplace as part of my employment experience unit. By taking part in this work placement, it has given me a feel for what it is like to work within a spa industry environment.
"It feels amazing to have achieved this award, I feel extremely proud of myself.
"I feel that by achieving this award it will help me to progress within the beauty industry as it will allow people to see how driven, determined and hardworking I can be. By winning this award I feel that it will give me a more positive look towards the future.
"For my future I plan to secure a job within the beauty industry to gain valuable experience that will help towards ultimately opening my own spa, as this has always been an aspiration of mine.
"I would highly recommend Ayrshire College as a place to study as I have really enjoyed my five years throughout college. All staff members are very supportive and friendly. I feel that I have gained a great education within my time at Ayrshire College."
Ellisons: "Ellisons are pleased to play a part in supporting students throughout their academic careers. We are especially delighted to be able to award those that have excelled in their year and are happy to acknowledge their achievements with prizes which we hope will help them make the transition into this exciting professional industry. We take this opportunity to say “Congratulations” to all students graduating this year, we wish you every success for the future."