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:

  • Working with colleagues
  • Monitoring and maintaining health and safety
  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • Promote and sell products and services
  • Provide body massage
  • Provide body electrotherapy
  • Provide facial electrotherapy
  • Provide self-tanning
  • Indian head massage
  • Camouflage make-up
  • Pre-blended aromatherapy oil massage
  • Apply stone therapy

Units are taught in class contact sessions including lectures, tutorials and workshops.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is throughout the year and through online examinations, practical assessments, written coursework, presentations and a final 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 or mobile 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 A* to C or 9 to 4 range and a relevant Level 2
qualification. Acceptance is subject to a successful

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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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