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Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

This course is suitable for those who want to establish the skills and knowledge required to launch a career as a beauty therapist.

You will have the opportunity to learn how to provide eyelash and eyebrow treatments, waxing, basic manicures and pedicures and provide advice on makeup application and facial skincare.

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 salon reception duties

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.

English and maths forms an important part of your future, ensuring you achieve the best success in your chosen career. As part of your study programme, you will work towards achieving your qualifications in English and maths.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2018), 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 click here.

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

Upon successful completion of 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 Techniques

Alternatively, you may want to move into employment as a beauty receptionist, make-up 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.