Beauty Therapy Technical Certificate Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

If you have appropriate academic skills along with a keen interest in this sector, you may be interested in this qualification. This challenging course provides additional opportunities to develop and demonstrate your skills and knowledge in the beauty sector.

Units may include:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Principles of practice for beauty therapists
  • Hair removal treatments
  • Facial and skin analysis treatments
  • Manicure and pedicure services
  • Light cured gel polish
  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Apply make-up

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

Assessment Methods

Assessment is ongoing and through a theory examination, practical synoptic assessment, presentations and assignments.

Progression Options

You could progress to a Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy or 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 therapist.

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

Course Summary

Course Title Beauty Therapy Technical Certificate Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 4 (A* to C) range including English, maths and science, or an appropriate Level 1 qualification. Entry is also subject to a successful interview.

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The course has given me an insight into what I could do within the industry when I graduate, and I particularly enjoy the open clinic sessions when we work on the general public.

Charlotte Cossins-Price

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