Beauty Therapy Level 2 Diploma

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 P00169
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


This course will develop your knowledge and skills in several key areas of Beauty Therapy, from lash and brow treatments to skin care. You'll learn through a combination of practical demonstrations and practice, as well as some theoretical learning. 
Functional Skills lessons also form an important part of your course. This will include Maths & English to help you improve your skills in these areas. 
You will be asked to purchase a uniform which must be worn at all times when in the salon. You will also need to have some key pieces of equipment that will be discussed when you come to the transition event. Those in financial hardship can apply for help from the college's Learner Support Fund.
You will be expected to complete 15 hours work experience on top of your programme hours.  
There will be opportunities to go on trips relevant to the beauty industry. Previous trips include: The Professional Beauty Event in London, The Clothes Show Live in Birmingham and Lancome Paris.
Will this course suit me?
Beauty therapists work in close contact with clients from different age groups and backgrounds. Good social and interpersonal skills, discretion and respect for others are important characteristics. You will also need to have physical stamina as you are often on your feet all day.

Qualification Title

VRQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy.


Key Areas of Study
  • Lash & Brow Treatments
  • Wax Depilation
  • Manicure/Pedicure
  • Make-up
  • Facial Care/Skin Care
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Client Care
  • Promotion of Products
  • Health & Safety


How will it be delivered?

The course is assessed entirely by coursework, therefore students need to have good time management skills and be able to work to targets and deadlines. Practical assessments will be carried out in the salon following training and practice.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above, including English Language.


Your next steps...

Where can it lead?

You could progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy.