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Course Code: SFVBT151

Course Level: Level 2

Study Mode: Full-Time

Course Type: Vocational Courses

Course overview

Embark on a journey into the world of beauty therapy with our VTCT Level 2 Diploma program. Delve into the principles and practices of skincare, makeup and body treatments. Gain hands-on experience in providing a range of beauty services, from facials to waxing. This comprehensive program equips you with the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in the beauty industry. Whether you dream of working in a salon, spa, or as a freelance beauty therapist, this diploma is your pathway to excellence in beauty therapy studies.

VTCT AB20491. The course covers a variety of treatments carried out by a Beauty Therapist, including: support the health, safety and security of the salon environment, enhance the appearance of the eyebrows and lashes, provide makeup services, provide facial skin care treatments and manicure and pedicure services, plus other beauty maintenance treatments.

As part of your study programme alongside your chosen course you will complete a maths and/or English GCSE if you have not already achieved a grade 4 or above.

The study programme will also incorporate industry placement to ensure that you have the breadth of skills required to progress to further/higher education, employment or an apprenticeship.

You will need 3 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English and maths. However, if you have a keen interest in the subject and commitment to succeed, your entry requirements will be discussed at interview. The course is open to men and women from the age of 16 upwards. You need to possess a high level of interest in beauty, and the ability to work with other people.

You are continually assessed throughout the course by building a portfolio of work. Practical assessments will be observed by your assessor on a selection of clients in our commercial salon. External exams are online tests.

If you wish to find out more you can contact Rachel Charlton by emailing:

You can progress onto a Level 3 course in Beauty Therapy, an Advanced Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy or into paid employment.

This course is free for anyone aged 16 – 18. If you are outside this age group, please contact Charlotte Robertson on 01782 254141 or email

College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £26,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit


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