Vocational Course

Beauty Specialist Techniques VTCT Level 2


About this course

The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed beautician/beauty specialist.

This qualification follows national occupational standards and is a recognised qualification.

What will I learn?

  • Provide facial skin care
  • Provide eyelash and eyebrow treatments
  • Apply make-up
  • Client care and communication
  • Follow health and safety practice in the salon
  • Provide manicure treatment
  • Remove hair using waxing techniques
  • Remove hair by using waxing techniques

How will I be assessed?

  • Practical observation
  • Written assignments
  • End of unit tests for every practical unit
  • Portfolio of evidence

What do I need?

Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 1 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.

A good level of literacy and communication skill is essential as the candidate will be working in a realistic commercial setting and gaining competence practically on peers and also on clients.

Where can it take me?

Full time NVQ Level 3 covers all of advanced beauty therapy treatments and would be a good progression route to follow on from this qualification.

Level 2 Nail technology will further enhance nail treatment skills.

Additional Information

What is required for the first class?

  • Paper, pen and a lever arch folder
  • Beauty uniform/shoes

Who can I contact about the course?
Part Time Admissions on 0121 602 7888

Who is the course leader?
Jayne Meredith
Email: jmeredith@halesowen.ac.uk
Contact: 0121 6027718

Course Costs

Course fee (2018/19) - £715.50
This fee includes registration fee.

There will be no course cost (£0.00) if you are:

  • Aged 16-18 years
  • Aged 19+ and in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance (wider benefits in some circumstances)
  • Aged 19+ and earning less than £15,736.50

Other Costs
Kit/Equipment/materials - £200 approx
Uniform - £85 approx