Beauty Therapy Level 2 (17/18)

The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed beauty therapist. This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) 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)) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a junior beauty therapist.

  • What will be studied
    You will study a range of units over the duration of the course. The units include: Health and Safety Manicure Pedicure Facial skincare Waxing Eye treatments
  • What are the entry requirements?
    Under 19’s require 4 GCSE’s at grade D or above (including English and three other academic subjects). Mature learners are welcome with a good standard of education.
  • Where does this course lead to?
    Progression to Level 3 Beauty Therapy
  • What qualifications will be gained?
    Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy General
  • How will this course be delivered?
    The course is delivered through practical, theory and tutorial sessions You will receive practical demonstrations and theory input to develop your knowledge and understanding and prepare you for assessment and examination.
  • How will I be assessed?
    You will have continuous practical assessments, assignments and online examinations for each unit. Work experience is included as well as Functional Skills or GCSE Maths and / or English as required.
  • How to get a place?
    You can apply by completing an application form available online or from college. You will be asked to attend for an interview and provide a written task along with a reference.
  • Other Information:
    College uniform and kit (price tbc). Offer of financial support for learners from low income families.
  • Exam Board:
    Progression to Level 3 Beauty Therapy. Employment as a Junior Beauty Therapist or Salon Receptionist.


Start Date : Sept 2017 End Date : July 2018 Fee : N/A
Day : Monday Time : 14 – 17 hours per week Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 Year
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