Hair and Beauty

Diploma in Beauty Therapy, Level 2

Course overview

Do you enjoy giving your friends manicures and facials? Or can’t wait to try out the latest make-up trends? Do you dream of turning your passion for beauty into a career? If the answer is yes then this is the course for you. This course balances theory with some great hands-on experience. At one of our onsite salons you will learn how to provide manicures, pedicures, facials, waxing and eye treatments, and discover different ways to apply make-up. You will carry out reception duties, offer advice to customers and promote products to clients.

Entry requirements

You must have 4 GCSEs (A*-D) or (Grade 3 and above) including English and maths or an appropriate Level 1 qualification in a relevant subject.

Entry will be subject to a satisfactory interview.

Entry decisions will be discretionary at interview. Students will continually be assessed through probation period to ensure they are on the correct level.

Course Modules

- Provide facial skincare
- Waxing techniques
- Eyelash and brow treatments
- Apply make-up
- Client care and communication
- Provide manicure treatments
- Provide pedicure treatments
- Salon reception duties

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through a portfolio. Each unit is delivered individually to ensure you gain the skills you need.

What can I do next

At the end of the qualification you can further develop your knowledge and skills by undertaking a technical level qualification in beauty at Level 3 or progress into a career as a Beauty Therapist in various contexts such as commercial beauty salons, independent/self-employed/mobile/home based settings and beauty retail concessions.