Diploma in Professional Beauty Therapy – Level 2
Level: 2 | Duration: 1 Year | Details: September
Details: Various weekdays/times available, please enquire
What is this course about?
This course will prepare you for work in an exciting career as a Beauty Therapist. You will watch demonstrations and practice new techniques from manicures to applying flawless make up. You will learn how to advise clients and make recommendations on all their beauty needs through theory sessions, which will enhance your practical skills.
Why choose this course?
- Winners in the UK World Skills Beauty Therapy Competitions,
- Trips to national beauty exhibitions,
- An opportunity to join our artistic team,
- Excellent employment rates within the industry.
Age 16 /18 – You require a minimum of 4 GCSE’s or equivalent at grade 9 – 3 including English language and maths.
19+ – You require GCSE grade A* – D (9 – 3) in English and maths / Level 1 Qualification in English and maths OR Be working at L1 in English and maths on our assessment.
What will this course lead on to?
Progression onto Level 3 Beauty or employment in a salon or cosmetic company.
What will I learn on this course?
You will be involved in both practical & theory sessions to gain your qualification including: working in the beauty industry, health & safety, customer care & communication, salon reception, facial massage techniques, selling products and services, remove hair using waxing techniques, manicure, pedicure, nail art techniques, makeup, tanning and facial skin care for men. As part of this course you will be also required to work on English and Maths and complete an industry placement, as this will increase your job opportunities or progression on to higher education
A wide range of enrichment opportunities are available to you including: Duke of Edinburgh Award, Driving Test Theory, workshops from major product manufactures, trips and visits to competitions and exhibitions, a wide range of industry workshops for e.g. semi-permanent eye lash training, ear piercing and Shellac nails.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed by on-going practical assessments throughout the programme, with a final practical assessment at the end of your course. You will be tested on your theoretical understanding throughout the beauty therapy programme, with a final theory exam at the end of your course.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
Kit £130.00 Tunic £25.00 (Subject to change for 2019) You must also wear full length black trousers and a full black shoe. You will have to provide files for your course work and photographic evidence is required for practical assessments. There may be a subsidised cost for any trips and industry workshops.
(Age 19+) Course fee: To be confirmed for 2020
Many of our courses can be studied for free, even if you are employed or self-employed, depending on your individual circumstances and the course you have chosen to study. Click here for more information.
This course can be paid in instalments.
The College does provide a payment scheme for the purchase of kits
At the Centre of Excellence for Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy, we have recently refurbished contemporary facilities, including three hairdressing salons, two beauty salons, a nail services salon and two media make up studios. This provides students with the opportunity to run their own salons and showcase their skills to the public.
What the Riverside College Beauty students say…
“Really enjoyable course, we learn something new every lesson! The tutors are very helpful and supportive.”
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes