Course information

Study type Study Tier Start Date Duration Course Contact

Part Time

  • Intermediate
2 September 2019TBCHeather Finch


Students should have the following:

  • 4 GCSEs at Grade 3, to include English
  • Functional Skills at Level 1 in English or Maths
  • Current College students should have completed their main qualification including Maths and English with attendance above 89%


Anyone thinking of a career in Beauty Therapy, a passion and interest for the industry.

As a society we are becoming more aware of the need to take better care of ourselves. As a result there is an increasing demand for professional therapists. Beauty therapists are concerned with improving people’s physical appearance and well being, either through offering treatments for the face and body to recommending special products. All students will attend 1 day a week.  A high level of attendance is essential to achieve this course.


Level 2 Award Certificates in Beauty Therapy is run in module format that gives you the opportunity to complete all or some of the following modules; Alternatively, all of the modules can be taken as full year certificate still on a part time basis which is eligible for some funding depending on personal circumstances.

  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Waxing
  • Facial
  • Make-up & Eye Treatments

Mandatory unit of Health and Safety and client care and communication will be completed for any unit completed.

All these subjects are supported with relevant Anatomy, Physiology and assignment work. The emphasis during the course is on developing students’ understanding of theory and their practical skills, which will be gained through working with clients. Reception duties and health and safety will also be an essential part of this. An Award in Health & Safety will need to be completed alongside any of the modules if the student does not hold a current (last 3 years) Award in Health & Safety within the Hair and Beauty sector. There is an additional charge of £120 approx. for this Health & Safety Award.


The course has been designed to meet student requirements in a modular format. Students have assignments, oral questions and independent assessment written papers to support each relevant area of learning. This will be proof that students have mastered a particular aspect of the trade. The course will also involve group work, research tasks and role plays, and a considerable amount of home study and practice of Beauty skills.


Successful students can progress to related courses by interview. Typical employment prospects in the beauty industry will include: Airlines, Beauty Therapist at a salon, Cruise ships, Health farms, Television & Theatre, Make-up Artistry, self employment therapist.

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