Beauty Therapy Techniques VTCT (Level 2) Diploma

Beauty Therapy Techniques VTCT (Level 2) Diploma

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Beauty Therapy Techniques VTCT (Level 2) Diploma

This course is for learners seeking a career as an employed or self- employed beauty therapist. It is designed for learners who are aged 19+ years, and will prepare you to gain employment as a beauty therapist.

The units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this specific job role.

This is a vocational qualification to develop practical skills, communication and professionalism. Throughout the year, you will work on external clients in beauty commercial sessions.

Duration 36 weeks
Study mode Part Time
Start date 02/09/2019
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 48383-01
Fee 19+ £1,400

What you learn

This course includes all the required elements to work as a beauty therapist. Mandatory units include:

  • Facial skincare, manual facials including cleansing, facial massages and mask application
  • Removal of hair using waxing techniques
  • Providing eyelash and brow treatments
  • Providing manicure treatments
  • Providing pedicure treatments
  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • Following health and safety practice in the salon
  • Applying makeup
  • Salon reception duties

You will have the opportunity to develop your understanding and skills further with the addition of optional specialist units.

Benefits / Skills you will develop

Students will develop practical skills to perform a range of treatments meeting the specification of the awarding body.

These skills will allow students to work both independently, and as a team, to gain professional awareness in preparation for beauty industry.

Communication and interpersonal skills desirable for employment will also be enhanced.

How you will be assessed

You will build a portfolio of evidence and be assessed continually throughout your programme.

Practical observations – assessment of treatments

Written assessment is a variety of tasks, assignments, workbooks and case studies

End of unit tests

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

The course is delivered at the Printworks Campus in a range of newly equipped state of the art practical beauty salons, theory classrooms and active learning zones which are incorporate the use of i-pads and laptops. You will study on a part time basis to fit around your lifestyle.

Entry requirements

Learners will be invited in for an information and interview session on completion of the application form.

Previous employment, life experiences and a good level of maths and English.


Previous attainment of a level 1 qualification in beauty therapy and a successful skills test and interview.

What's next

You could progress on to the Level 3 Beauty Therapy Treatments course to broaden your employability and career opportunities.

On successful completion of the Level 2 Beauty Therapy course, you could:

  • Work in a commercial beauty salon
  • Work in retail concession
  • Work independently as a freelance

Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite