Level 3 - Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care

What will you be working towards?

Code W05SPL3BTY101
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This course is ideal for those wanting to work as either an employed or self-employed Beauty Therapist.

You’ll learn a variety of practical treatments and gain an in-depth knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathologies. As part of the course you’ll undertake a work placement in a beauty salon or spa.

On successful completion of this course you can become a member of the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) or the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT).


Mandatory modules include:
  • Health and Safety
  • Client Care and Consultation
  • Body Analysis
  • Skin Analysis
  • Swedish Massage Therapy
  • Body Electrical Treatment
  • Facial Electrical Treatment
  • Electrical Science
  • Mechanical Massage
  • Anatomy and Physiology for the Face and Body Systems

How will it be delivered?

Your course assessments may include:
  • Practical graded assessments graded Pass, Merit or Distinction
  • External exams
  • Synoptic assessment

Your next steps...

  • Level 4 Beauty Skin Specialist
  • HNC/HND in Specialist Make-up
  • Foundation Degree in Theatrical Hair and Media Make-up
  • BA (Hons) Theatrical Hair and Media Make-up (Top-up)