Course Details

  • If you’re aged 16-18 and you’d like to start a career as a beauty massage therapist then this is the course for you.

    On our Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Massage Route) you’ll learn about what it takes to be successful working in the industry in a commercial beauty salon, destination and day spa or as a self-employed massage therapist.

    Through this qualification you’ll develop your massage therapy skills and learn all about the products, equipment and health and safety requirements you’ll need to become a beauty massage therapist.

    You’ll gain experience and knowledge of a range of massage techniques including body massage, stone therapy and Indian head massage as well as how to massage with pre-blended oils.

    You’ll learn about monitoring procedures in the salon and how to contribute to the planning of a promotional beauty massage therapy event

    You’ll also have the opportunity to further develop your understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional beauty therapy units which include: airbrush make-up services, intimate waxing, single eyelash extensions, UV tanning, self-tanning, face and body electrical treatments.

    Plus, you’ll even be eligible to join a professional association and gain the insurance required to work in the industry.

  • Applicants must possess a previous Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualification or successfully pass a skills test and interview.
    Applicants must also have at least a Level 2 English qualification, good listening, communication and writing skills as well as a positive attitude to work.

  • You’ll be assessed through a variety of methods include practical and written work, written tests, assignments and practical observations including working on clients supports your programme of learning.
    Through this work you’ll build a portfolio of work as evidence of your knowledge and skills.

  • Upon successful completion of this qualification, you’ll have the opportunity to further enhance your skills with one of our other beauty therapy qualifications including Advanced Beauty Therapy, Level 4 Microblading, Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation or Level 4 Spots and Holistic Therapy.

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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.

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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?
    Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it’s about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!

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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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