Level 2


Technical Diploma in Beauty Therapy


One year – Full time

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 9-3 including English and Maths, or a full Level 2 qualification in Hair & Beauty Skills (Beauty Route) with a ‘stepping stone’ English and Maths qualification.


You will learn specialist techniques designed to enhance your development to a senior therapist level.

You will need to gain work experience in your chosen field to help obtain essential salon experience.

A service portfolio of work is mandatory and end synoptic practical and theory exams are essential for completion of the qualification.

Your study programme will consist of the following units:

  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Consultation techniques and client care
  • Manicure treatments
  • Pedicure treatments
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Skin type analysis
  • Eyebrow shaping services
  • Eyelash and eyebrow tinting services
  • Make-up applications
  • Anatomy and physiology for beauty therapists

This is a demanding and extensive course and home study will be essential.

Next Steps

Once you have completed this qualification and have GCSEs in English and Maths at 9-4 grade you will be able to progress on to the Level 3 Technical Diploma in Beauty Therapy course or seek employment as an apprentice.

For further assistance or to speak to an adviser please call 01329 815 200