Beauty Therapy Level 2

Course Overview

The course provides a balance between the practical and theoretical aspects of Beauty Therapy Studies, where you will research and discuss a range of beauty treatments and develop the essential skills of a therapist.
With expert guidance you will develop your practical beauty therapy skills to a high professional standard.
During practical lessons you will take part in a range of demonstrations, workshops, discussion and research activities presenting and communicating your ideas through practical work and a portfolio of evidence. Theory classes will involve developing your knowlege through discussion and answering questions in preperation for written examinations.

Course Requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including maths and English.

Course Skills & Benefits

Learn from our industry-renowned beauty therapy team, our excellent industry connections mean that you will have a wealth of opportunities for work experience, placements and visits. Practical and creative skills will be developed alongside an in-depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology; this course will immerse you into the exciting world of customer service and beauty therapy treatments.

Mandatory Units

Working in beauty related industries
Follow health and safety in the salon
Client care and communication in beauty related industries

Optional Units

Provide facial skin care
Remove hair using waxing techniques
Provide manicure treatments
Provide pedicure treatments
Apply make-up
Provide eyelash and brow treatments
Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector
Salon Reception

Course Progression

Progression to Level 3 Beauty Therapy or Level 3 Spa and Wellness Therapies on successful completion of the course.

What else could I do?

Our students have an excellent record of success with a career prospects that include:
Commercial salon
Desitination day spa
Self-employed mobile therpaist
Cruise liners (Level 3 qualification)

Course Assessment

You will be assessed continually throughout the course by practical assessments, research assignments, service treatment portfolio and final written end exams.

A minimum of 36 hours work experience which is integral to the course and is assessed as part of the practical element.

High attendance and punctuality is an expectation for the course and is essential to certification and progression.

Course Finance

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and ther European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on the 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course).

19+ learners - please contact the Customer Services Team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

Students will be expected to purchase a uniform and small kit, bursary may be available on application.

Course Additional Information

Full-time