Technical Diploma in Beauty Therapy
One Year – Full time
Five GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and Maths, or a full Level 2 qualification in Beauty Therapy with a merit profile and grades 9-4 in GCSE English and maths. A dexterity assessment is also required.
This advanced training programme provides a high level of expertise and enhanced career opportunities within your chosen profession.
Extensive anatomy and physiology is included in all of the treatment units of study. You will learn how to perform the following treatments:
- Body electrical
- Facial electrical
- Body massage
- Spa treatments
Depending upon your progress, you may be offered additional training such as:
- Indian head massage
- Tanning treatments
- Individual semi-permanent lashes
There is also the opportunity for further training from leading manufacturers, such as Dermalogica, Minx, Shellac and Sienna X Tanning. Work placement is a mandatory part of this course to develop your commercial and retail skills.
We strongly recommend that you continue training in at least one other specialist pathway such as Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Advanced Make-Up, Nail Services or salon management to maximise your career portfolio. The Level 4 Salon Management award can also be studied to support longer-term progression into management roles.