Hair and Beauty

Diploma in Beauty Therapy, Level 2

Please note that the full time option for this course is predominantly aimed at 16 to 19 year olds.

However, if you’re an adult aged over 19, why not consider one of our part-time courses?

Course overview

Do you enjoy giving your friends manicures and facials? Or can’t wait to try out the latest make-up trends? Do you dream of turning your passion for beauty into a career? If the answer is yes then this is the course for you. This course balances theory with some great hands-on experience. At one of our onsite salons you will learn how to provide manicures, pedicures, facials, waxing and eye treatments, and discover different ways to apply make-up. You will carry out reception duties, offer advice to customers and promote products to clients.

Please note that the full time option for this course is predominantly aimed at 16 to 19 year olds. However, if you’re an adult, why not consider our part-time option.

Entry requirements

You must have 4 GCSEs (A*-D) or (Grade 3 and above) including English and maths or an appropriate Level 1 qualification in a relevant subject.

Entry will be subject to a satisfactory interview.

Entry decisions will be discretionary at interview. Students will continually be assessed through probation period to ensure they are on the correct level.

Course Modules

- Provide facial skincare
- Waxing techniques
- Eyelash and brow treatments
- Apply make-up
- Client care and communication
- Provide manicure treatments
- Provide pedicure treatments
- Salon reception duties

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through a portfolio. Each unit is delivered individually to ensure you gain the skills you need.

What can I do next

At the end of the qualification you can further develop your knowledge and skills by undertaking a technical level qualification in beauty at Level 3 or progress into a career as a Beauty Therapist in various contexts such as commercial beauty salons, independent/self-employed/mobile/home based settings and beauty retail concessions.