Beauty Therapy Apprenticeship Level 2 (AFBEA)

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 BC32
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


As a Beauty Therapy apprentice, you’ll assist senior therapists and learn a range of skills and techniques in the Beauty Therapy industry.


You will study all the mandatory units listed below

You will also study: 

  • Employment, Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) Booklet 
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in English and maths
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Mandatory Units 

  • Promote additional services or products to clients 
  • Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
  • Fulfil salon reception duties
  • Health and safety
  • Provide facial skin care treatments
  • Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and lashes
  • Provide waxing treatments
  • Provide manicure treatments
  • Provide pedicure treatments
  • Provide make-up services

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstrations and assignments. You will be assessed both in college and in your place of work.

Entry requirements

  • Three GCSEs at grade 3/D or above including English at grade 3 or above
  • Learners will need to be at least 16 years of age

Your next steps...

Upon completion you could progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy or apply for job roles including:
  • Junior Make-up Artist
  • Beauty Consultant