Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Based in our commercial salon, The Lounge, you will have an exciting opportunity to provide a range of treatments such as eyelash and brow treatments, facial skincare, waxing, basic manicures and pedicures to paying clients.

First class client care and customer service plays a key role in ensuring a professional and enjoyable salon experience.

Aspiring Beauty Therapist and current student, Rhea, has just completed this course and is progressing on to the Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology. She dreams of travelling around the world working on a cruise ship as a qualified Beauty Therapist!

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

What will I study?

During this course, you will cover the following units:

  • Provide facial skincare
  • Remove hair using waxing techniques
  • Provide eyelash and brow treatments
  • Client care and communication in the beauty related industries
  • Provide manicure treatments
  • Provide pedicure treatments
  • Follow health and safety practice in the salon
  • Provide nail art
  • Provide eye lash perming and tanning

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed throughout the course by a combination of practical assessments, written assignments, end of module exams and portfolio building.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have four GCSEs at grade 3 (equivalent to grade D) or above, including English and maths.

Achieving a good standard of English and maths is a key requirement for many jobs, as well as for courses you may wish to progress on to. If you achieve below a grade 4 in your English and/or maths GCSEs at school, you will study it alongside your chosen course when you join us.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2019), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please visit our dedicated Financial Support page.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Once you have completed this course, you will be able to progress on to one of the following:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
  • Level 3 Diploma in Spa Therapy
  • Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technologies
  • Level 3 Diploma in Makeup Artistry
  • Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair and Media Makeup

Alternatively, you may want to gain employment as a Beauty Receptionist, Makeup Consultant, Sales Representative or become self-employed.

Additional Information

As part of this programme you are required to wear a uniform. There is also a kit required to complete your assessments which can be purchased from a recommended supplier. You may be eligible for financial support to cover these costs.

Ref: Janice Hodson

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Why study Beauty, Nails, Makeup and Spa Therapies with us?

Enrichment Activities

Enhance your skills with enrichment activities such as ear piercing and casualty makeup.

Extensive Courses

We have a diverse range of courses with excellent progression opportunities.

Experienced Tutors

Tutors have industry experience and a passion for the subjects they teach. 

Industry Competitions

Stand out from the crowd with prestigious competitions such as WorldSkills and AHT.

Creative Environment

Develop your creativity and skills in our modern, commercial beauty salon and spa, The Lounge. 

Latest Brands

You will work with the latest salon brands such as Dermalogica, MAC and Star Nail.