Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
This is an exciting 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
- Eye treatments
- Customer care and communication
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. As a student here, you will get to work in our realistic working environment, Salon 50, on paying clients, to widen your practical skills and develop your work experience.
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 or a Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology. 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.
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.
From entry-level qualifications, through to degree-level and specialist professional courses there’s something here for students with little or no formal education right up to career high-flyers. Expect a vibrant environment where you can meet people from different backgrounds and cultures.
Need help choosing the right career path? You’ll be given a series of activities related to a work environment. Your job is to slide the scale to the left or right depending on how much you like or dislike the given activity. You will receive recommendations based on your selections.