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Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

This is a practical course, providing you with direct training for a career in the beauty industry. By the end of the course you will be able to perform a range of facial, nail care and depilatory treatments as well as carry out reception and customer care duties.

You will study:

  • Manicure and pedicure including luxury treatments
  • Skin analysis
  • Facial massage
  • Waxing
  • Eye treatments
  • Make-up
  • Customer care and communication
  • Plus nationally recognised Functional Skills qualifications.

You will enjoy visiting a range of course-related visits to exhibitions and activities designed to keep you up-to-date with developments within the industry. There will also be an opportunity to enter competitions and take part in enrichment activities such as nail art and back massage.

You will be assessed on all practical units and online examinations.

On successful completion of this course, you can consider progression to start a Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Techniques. Alternatively, you will be equipped for employment in the beauty therapy industry working in salons, cosmetic sales or health clubs. This qualification also opens up the opportunity to start a business in beauty therapy.


Either completion of a Certificate or Diploma at Level 1 in Beauty Therapy or one GCSE grade 9-4 (A-C) in English or maths, good communication skills, and a positive attitude to learning a vocational skill or suitable industry experience. You will be required to attend a taster session.

Course may be free for 16-18yrs; for 19-23yrs, course is free if you have not achieved a full Level 2 qualification.

For all other students fees apply:
1st year course fee £1673; Exam Fee £99.

Loans & assistance are available from Student Services.

Course Summary

Length of study:
35 Weeks


Term dates

Study campus:

Study option(s):
Full time

Course level:
Level 2

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

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