Vocational Course

Beauty Therapy Level 2 Diploma

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About this course

This qualification will provide you with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as a beauty therapist.

What will I learn?

  • Ensure Responsibility for Actions to Reduce Risks to Health & Safety
  • Promote Additional Services or Products to Clients
  • Develop & Maintain Effectiveness at Work
  • Provide Facial Skin Care Treatment
  • Enhance the Appearance of Eyebrows & Eyelashes
  • Carry out Waxing Services
  • Provide Manicure Services
  • Provide Pedicure Services
  • Make Up
  • Threading
  • Nail Art

We also embed additional units - Threading, Make Up and Nail Art. You will study Anatomy & Physiology - as part of the course.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is by a variety of methods including practical observations, oral presentations, written question papers and an evidence portfolio.

What do I need?

General Requirements

  • 3 GCSEs with 1 subject at grade D and English and Maths at grade 2 (grade E)

In certain circumstances we will accept variations to this entry guide and create a personalised programme.

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen College - a Level 3 vocational qualification in Beauty Therapy, Complementary Therapies, Theatrical Hair & Media Make Up or Nail Services
  • Careers - junior position in the beauty industry

Additional Information

You will have the opportunity to deliver treatments in the College Training Salons and participate in a number of enrichment activities including visits to industry shows and competitions.