Hair and Beauty

Certificate 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.

Through learning in our on-site salons, Fountains and Fusion which are open to the public, you will gain real world work experience be working on clients.

Please note that for all hair and beauty courses it is a mandatory requirement to wear uniform.

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

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

- Facial Treatments
- Waxing Techniques
- Eyelash and Brow Treatments
- Make-up Applications
- Consultation Technique and Client Care
- Manicure Treatments
- Pedicure Treatments
- Skin Type Analysis
- Provide Facial Skincare
- Salon Reception Duties
- Tanning Services

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.

You will also be open to a range of careers including (but not limited to):
- Beauty Therapist
- Make-up Artist
- Salon Supervisor/ Manager
- Resort Therapist
- Cruise Line Therapist
- Spa Supervisor/ Manager
- Nail Technician
- Lash and Brow Therapist
- Mobile Therapist
- Bridal Make-up Artist