Beauty Therapy Diploma – Level 2

The Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a substantial vocational qualification for individuals seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed beauty therapist. 

Working inside our award-winning salon, Elements, this qualification will provide you with a strong requisite knowledge, understanding and skillset to work competently as a beauty therapist, this course is the essential platform you need to meet the growing and diverse opportunities in the beauty industry.

With a strong focus on practical application of knowledge and skill development, this Level 2 Diploma aims to expand on your passion for beauty and open the door to an array of careers and further education.

  • What will be studied

    Course content will include practical units such as:

    • Facials
    • Eye treatments
    • Waxing
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Make-up
    • Receptionist skills

     

    Theory units will include:

    • Further Health and safety
    • Promoting different salon products and services
    • Developing and maintaining effectiveness at work
  • What are the entry requirements?

    If you are under 19, in order to be considered for this hugely popular course, you will require the following:

    • 4 GCSE's at grade 4 or above; these must include English and three other academic subjects
    • Provide a suitable character reference
    • Complete a written task
    • Possess an artistic flair
    • Have excellent people skills

    Mature students are welcome to apply. Please contact our Student Services for more information.

  • Where does this course lead to?

    Completion of this Level 2 Diploma will open up an array of progression routes, such as:

    • Beauty therapist in a salon or spa
    • Receptionist in a spa or salon
    • Progression to Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy
    • Progression to Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Massage
  • What qualifications will be gained?

    Completion of this course will lead to a VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

    This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards and is recognised by the UK's leading professional bodies (The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) for preparing learners for a career as a junior beauty therapist or further study in beauty therapy.

    This qualification can be delivered as an NVQ or as a Technical Level qualification and this will be discussed during interview

  • How will this course be delivered?

    This programme will be delivered via

    • Practical workshops
    • Theoretical studies
    • Tutorials from our award-winning staff.

    You will receive practical demonstrations and theory input to develop your knowledge and understanding confidently preparing you for assessment and examination.

    16 hours per week over 3 days

    Classes generally run between 9am-5pm but may vary. Timetables will be given to all students during enrolment and induction week.

    You will be working under supervision at Kidderminster College's on-site salon, Elements, delivering services to colleagues, members of the public and staff.

    We will organise a ten work placement for you as part of this course;  we are incredibly dedicated to helping you apply your skills in a real-life setting which will build both your confidence, skills and knowledge.

  • How will I be assessed?

    As with Level 1 of this Diploma, you will be assessed practically through observation in a salon environment and will be required to complete written assignments and online examinations throughout the course period.  

  • How to get a place?
    Fill out our quick and easy application form HERE 
  • Other Information:

    Students aged 19+ will be subject to fees. Student finance offers help with Advanced Learner Loans and support to students, please contact Student Services on 01562 512003 or studentservices@kidderminster.ac.uk for more information.

    While on the course we would expect you to bring equipment to classes to assist with completing lesson tasks, such as;

    • Pens
    • Pencils
    • Memory stick
    • Notepad

    Due to the nature of this course a course kit and uniform will be required.

  • Exam Board:
    VTCT
  • WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

    Completion of this Level 2 diploma will open up an array of progression routes, such as:

    • Beauty therapist in a salon or spa
    • Receptionist in a spa or salon
    • Progression to Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy
    • Progression to Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Massage

     

Deliveries

Start Date : September 2021 End Date : July 2022 Fee : N/A
Day : N/A Time : N/A Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 Year
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