Hair and Beauty

Diploma in Beauty Therapy, Level 2

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 is designed for 19+ learners and 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.

Entry requirements

Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 1 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful interview

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is progressive and unit based with credit being given for skills as they are practiced within Fountains or Fusion. The qualification that is achieved on this course is NVQ level 2 Beauty Therapy, which is validated by the awarding body VTCT (Vocational Training Charitable Trust).

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 Junior Beauty Therapist in various contexts such as commercial beauty salons, independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings and beauty retail concessions.