Beauty Therapy Massage – Level 3

KC's Beauty Therapy Massage Diploma has been designed to prepare you to enter the beauty sector as a whole, rather than focusing on one specific area within the industry. You'll be covering a diverse range of modules, skills and background knowledge, thoroughly preparing you to enter the world of beauty therapy!

This intensive job-ready qualification will allow you to advance your previous skill set, expand your knowledge of the industry and allow you to work at a higher level!

Providing you with an excellent knowledge of massage and modern electrical treatments, studying the science behind beauty treatments in order to confidently advise your client and learning the practical aspects of running and managing a successful salon, this diploma covers all aspects to find your place within the beauty industry.

  • What will be studied
    • Body massage
    • Facial and Body electrical treatments
    • Electrical Epilation
    • Tanning
    • Eyelash extensions
  • What are the entry requirements?

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

    • 4 GCSEs at grades 4 or above to include English and Maths
    • Completion of Level 2 Beauty Therapy
    • Possess a strong work ethic
    • Have excellent people skills


    If you are over 19, you will require:

    • 4 GCSEs at grades 4 or above to include English and Maths
  • Where does this course lead to?
    • Senior therapist at a salon or spa
    • Beauty therapist
    • Spa therapist
    • Salon technician
    • Massage therapist
    • On-board spa therapist
  • What qualifications will be gained?

    Completion of this course will lead to a VTCT NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Massage

    With this NVQ qualification you will be able to apply for employment within salons and spas, open your own business or work from home and as a mobile therapist.

    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
    • Self-directed home study

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

     This course is run for 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.

  • How will I be assessed?

    You will be assessed via:

    • Essays
    • Individual research
    • Formative assessments
    • Group presentations
    • Summative assessments
    • Timed tests
  • 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 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

    A uniform and kit are required to complete your practical work and assessments, they can both be purchased from a supplier recommended by the department

  • Exam Board:
    • University
    • Self-Employment


Start Date : September 2023 End Date : June 2024 Fee : N/A
Day : N/A Time : N/A Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 Year
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