Course Overview

This course is suitable for those with a keen interest in beauty therapy and an enthusiasm and commitment to working in the industry.

Units include theoretical knowledge and practical understanding. These may include:

· Anatomy and physiology

· Principles of practice for beauty therapists

· Hair removal treatments

· Facial and skin analysis treatments

· Manicure services

· Pedicure services

· Light cured get polish

· Lash and brow treatments

· Apply make-up

· Spray tanning treatments

You will be taught in class contact sessions including lectures, tutorials and workshops.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is on-going and through a theory examination in the form of short written and extended questions. There is also a practical synoptic assessment, written coursework, presentations and assignments.

Progression Options

You could progress to a Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy, Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies, a business or media make-up course, or short courses. Alternatively, you could find employment in beauty salons or spas, become self-employed or work as a mobile therapist.

Previous students have worked at Cedar Falls, Rookery Manor, and Cadbury Spa, and many have set up their own mobile businesses.

Course Summary

Course Title Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 2
Entry Requirements

If you are under 19, you need five GCSEs in the A* to D or 9 to 3 range with English, Maths and Science or an appropriate vocational qualification. You need a minimum of grade 4 in English and acceptance is subject to a successful interview.

No previous experience is required if you are an adult, but acceptance is subject to a successful interview.

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I really enjoy studying at Bridgwater & Taunton College. All of my lessons have a friendly atmosphere and my tutors push me to be the best I can be. Studying here has allowed me to gain the qualifications I need to go on to degree level.

Myles Fisher

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