Beauty Therapy Level 2

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: 4 GCSEs grade A*/9 - C/4 including English and maths.

What will I learn?

You will use your passion and enthusiasm for helping people to look and feel good to build your understanding and skills in the beauty industry. This fast-paced course will give you an excellent mix of practical lessons in our fully-equipped salon, building your experience in performing treatments such as waxing, manicure and pedicure services, and skin care treatments on paying clients. You will also carry out salon reception duties, manage bookings, handle payments and replenish stock. Our expert tutors will also give you an insight into the theories and science behind treatments and products.

Units you will cover consist of:

  • Providing facial skin care treatment
  • Enhancing the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes
  • Waxing services
  • Manicure services
  • Pedicure services
  • Make-up services
  • Salon reception duties
  • Display stock.
  • Handle payments

During this one-year course you learn a range of skills and gain the technical knowledge you need to start your career in the beauty industry.

Your assessment will consist of 75% practical tasks, 15% coursework and 10% exams. Practical assessments are carried out on paying clients in our commercial salons. Essential knowledge is covered through project research, case studies, written/practical assessments and online exams.

What could I progress on to?

This course is the perfect starting point for you to continue your training onto advanced studies such as the Level 3 Technical Diploma in Beauty or Level 3 Technical Diploma in Spa Therapy.

There are a number of career opportunities available to you in the Beauty Therapy industry such as: a Beauty consultant, Beauty therapist or Skin care specialist.

During the course you will be required to wear a uniform, which will cost approximately £60. You will also be required to purchase your kit for the year which will cost approximately £300. You may also have the opportunity to attend talks and visits throughout the year which may incur additional costs.

Additional Course Details for 19/20

  • Course code 3648
    Course name Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
    Campus Station Plaza Campus
    Study mode Full-Time
    Days Tbc
    Full Cost Fees £1,800.00
    Start date 09/09/19
    Duration 36 week (s)

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