Beauty Therapy Studies VTCT Level 2 Diploma

Beauty Therapy Studies VTCT Level 2 Diploma

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Beauty Therapy Studies VTCT Level 2 Diploma

This course is for learners seeking a career as a beauty therapist. It is designed for learners aged 16 years and over. 

The units 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 34 weeks
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 48379-01
Fee 16 - 18: no fee

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 massage 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
  • Nail art

 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 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.

Entry requirements

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

Four grade 4s or above (one of the grades must be in maths, English or both)


Previous attainment of a level 1 qualification in beauty therapy along with 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 Level 2 Beauty Therapy course, you could:

  • Work in a commercial beauty salon/day spa
  • 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

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