Beauty Therapy

Diploma Hair & Beauty

Course Details

Subject Area
Hair & Beauty
Age Group
16 - 18

Harpurhey Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

Wythenshawe Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as a junior beauty therapist. This qualification is designed to support you to gain employment as a junior beauty therapist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role.
This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a junior therapist including, mandatory units covering the following: facial skincare, waxing, eyelash and eyebrow treatments, manicure, pedicure, client care and health and safety.
You will also have the opportunity to further develop your understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: the application of tanning techniques, applying make-up and instruction on make-up application, reception duties and displaying stock to promote sales.

Please click here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 study programmes.

You will be assessed through written assignments, online exams and practical observations.

You may progress onto a Level 3 qualification in beauty, nails or hair and media make-up

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If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.
Learners will be required to purchase a kit and uniform at a combined cost of £200. You may be eligible for a bursary towards the cost of your kit and uniform.
Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

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Hair & Beauty

When there is always a demand to look good and feel great, you'll find rewarding careers for hairdressers and beauty therapies all across Greater Manchester and the North West.

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