Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is designed for those wishing to advance their beauty skills to enable them to work within this diverse industry, carrying out a full range of treatments. You will be required to show a mature and professional attitude and passion for working with clients.

You will be studying a combination of units, including theoretical knowledge and practical understanding. These may include:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Promote and sell products and services to clients
  • Provide body massage
  • Provide body electrotherapy
  • Provide facial electrotherapy
  • Provide dry spa treatments
  • Provide body stone therapy
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Spray tanning

Assessment Methods

Units are taught in class contact sessions including lectures, tutorials and workshops. Assessment is throughout the year and through online examinations, practical assessments, written coursework, presentations and a final theory exam.

Progression Options

To expand your knowledge, you could study a Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies course, business course or short course.

On successful completion you could gain employment in beauty salons or spas, on cruise liners, as a self-employed therapist, in sales and marketing, working with product companies, in the make-up industry, training or travel abroad.

Course Summary

Course Title Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 3
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the range 9 to 4 or a Level 2 hairdressing or
barbering qualification. You need to have completed the Level 2 Technical
Certificate in Beauty Therapy qualification as a pre-requisite to the Level 3
course. Entry is also subject to a successful interview.

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I found the entire experience of studying my Level 2 course really rewarding, that I decided to further my knowledge by completing a Level 3 course. I’m continually learning new skills and it’s really helping my professional development in the workplace.

Amanda, ILM Leadership & Management Level 3

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