Beauty Therapy - Diploma L3

Diploma in Beauty Therapy Techniques (QCF): Level 3 (16-18)

There is a huge demand for training courses to keep up with the new treatments and techniques constantly coming to the beauty market. Our range and variety of courses will prepare you with the technical skills and knowledge you will need to work in the beauty industry or maybe even set up your own business. A multi-million pound industry; it offers the opportunity to seek work in a wide variety of different settings such as hotels, cruise ships, high street shops and many more.
  • Provide body electrical treatments. 
  • Provide facial electrical treatments 
  • Provide body massage treatments 
  • Provide electrical epilation treatments 
  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations. 
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities. 
  • Provide Indian head massage 

Work experience is a requirement of the course in which you should be in a salon at least one day a week 

Competition entry and visits are a compulsory part of the course which enables students to build on their skills, employability, industrial experience and knowledge of the world at work.

You will need to purchase a beauty uniform approx £30. Trips and additional training approximately £275.  Concessions are available to assist with the costs based on individual circumstances .  

You will need English and Maths skills at Level 2 as well as a Level 2 qualification in Beauty Therapy. If you do not have evidence of your English and Maths levels you may be asked to complete an assessment. You may be exempt if you have relevant qualifications. If you meet the entry requirements you will then be offered an interview with a tutor to discuss the course.
You will be taught in our fully equipped salons and practice your skills and techniques on members of the public. Theory sessions will be classroom based. The salon is open for business during term time and offers you the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills from Reception duties to communication skills.
You will be carrying out treatments on the general public which are assessed by observation and oral questioning by your tutor. You will collect evidence to build a portfolio of work. You will have written tests throughout the year on all electrical treatments.
Our qualified tutors will support and guide you in the classrooms/workshops and through tutorials as they help you to develop the skills and techniques required in industry. Learning Support is also available for those with learning difficulties/disabilities; please let us know on application if you require this service. If you need help or advice on other matters such as welfare and finance, please contact our Course Information Centres at Willesden or Wembley Park.
We offer a programme of social and sports activities to all our students; full information is available from the Student Room at your centre of study. Student rooms are available for those who want to play games, meet up with friends or just chill.
A range of snacks, hot and cold foods are available to purchase in the canteen and café facilities, as well as vending machines. Halal meat and washing facilities are available at both centres. We have Quiet Rooms for those preferring to reflect. LRCs (libraries) are available at both centres, fully equipped with a wide range of learning materials and qualified friendly staff on hand to support you.
Annually we take part in a range of national and regional competitions in a wide range of subject areas for those keen to show off the skills they have gained on their courses. Competition entry is not compulsory and does not apply to all subject areas; please ask your tutor if it applies to your course.
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Course Details

Diploma in Beauty Therapy Techniques (QCF): Level 3 (16-18)
Course Code: A1681
Awarding Body: Vocational Training Charitable Trust
Location: Wembley Park
of study:
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 10.00am - 5.00pm

Start date: 02-09-2019
Duration: 36 weeks
Fees: UK (16-18): from £Free UK (19-23): from £ UK (24+): from £