Intermediate Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code WR20
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


The intermediate level apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy will enable candidates to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to qualify as a beauty therapist. The apprenticeship is comprised of the ITEC NVQ level 2 diploma in Beauty Therapy and functional skills in English and Mathematics at level 1. Apprentices will need to be employed.


The course includes aspects of the following areas:

  • Improve and maintain facial skin conditions
  • Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and lashes
  • Remove hair using waxing techniques
  • Introduction to Health and Safety
  • How to provide manicure treatments
  • How to provide pedicure treatments
  • How to positively promote products and services to new and existing clients
  • Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
  • Health and safety in the salon

Additional specialist options to enrich your programme and meet the demands of industry are available. Examples of these include facial electricals and nail techonology.

Both functional skills involve an online test.

Our learners have access to our fully equipped and busy client salons.

Input from product companies like Dermalogica, St Tropez, and a range of employers will enhance your course throughout the year.


How will it be delivered?

  • Assessment is through portfolio building and continual assessmet of practicalskills, written work and assignments. You may have to take a key skills test if appropriate.
  • Learner progress is monitored through regular tutorials and reviews.
  • Support is provided by our expert team throughout the course

Entry requirements

All learners should discuss their own circumstances with the College as entry is based on qualifications, skills and experience as well as a keen interest in a career in Beauty Therapy.

Your next steps...

On successful completion you can undertake further study on the NVQ Level 3 Beauty Therapy or another programme or work in the industry

Visit our website for a full list of the programmes we offer.