Beauty Therapy Treatments VTCT Level 3 Diploma

Beauty Therapy Treatments VTCT Level 3 Diploma

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Beauty Therapy Treatments VTCT Level 3 Diploma

This course is for learners seeking a career as a senior beauty therapist. It is designed for learners aged 16 years and over, and will support you to gain employment as a beauty therapist. 

The units in this qualification will give you 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. 

The Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualification is a pre-requisite for Level 3 Beauty Therapy.

Duration 34 weeks
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 48386-01
Fee 16 - 18: no fee

What you will learn

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

  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • Following health and safety practice in the salon
  • Providing facial electrotherapy treatments
  • Providing body electrotherapy treatments
  • Providing body massage 
  • Stone massage

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

Benefits / Skills you will develop

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

These skills will allow you to work both independently and as a team to gain professional awareness in preparation for the 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 salons, theory classrooms and active learning zones which are incorporate the use of iPads 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 2 qualification in beauty therapy along with a successful skills test and interview.

What's next

You could progress to the Level 4 Beauty Specialist course in Skin rejuvenation and Advanced Hair Removal Techniques to broaden employability and career opportunities. 

On successful completion of the Level 3 Beauty Therapy course you could: 

  • Work in a commercial beauty salon/ spa
  • Become a beauty therapy trainer
  • Work in professional 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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