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Level 2



The Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills by covering the following units;

  • Follow health and safety practice in the salon
  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
  • Provide facial skincare
  • Remove hair using waxing techniques
  • Provide eyelash and brow treatments
  • Provide manicure treatments
  • Provide pedicure treatments
  • Apply make-up
  • Salon reception duties

You will also develop knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in beauty therapy to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to perform your own salon services.

You will also continue to study English and Maths if you have not yet achieved a GCSE Grade 4 or above.

We will support you, to find, and complete, a mandatory, minimum 38 hours of Work Experience


You will be: Age 16-18 years

You will need a minimum of three GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English, Maths, Science or P.E

(You will start at Level 2 if you meet the entry requirements stated above)
If you do not meet the entry requirements you will start at Level 1.
(Entry requirements for Level 1 are a minimum of two GCSEs at grade 2 or above, including English and Maths.)

You will need to demonstrate a friendly mature attitude, have good communication skills, punctuality and impeccable attendance, as well as taking pride in your personal appearance.

If English is not your first language, then you should have achieved a minimum of Level 1 in English reading, writing and listening.

An interview is required for this course.
We require a minimum of 95% attendance, so please ensure that you can commit to the course days/times prior to accepting any offers.

You must show commitment and flexibility as due to exams, department trips and training days, timetable changes may occur.


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