This course is designed for those who have an ambition for a career in the beauty therapy industry. It covers all the basic beauty therapy treatments and will provide you with a good base from which you could progress to further courses.

During the course you will develop practical expertise and essential knowledge of the industry.

Practical Skills & Treatments: please be aware that as part of your practical lessons students learn the treatments on each other. Further development is then performed on paying clients which is part of the assessment process.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Progression to suitable qualification such as the Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Beauty Studies will be discussed during progression week in the third term.  

What jobs can I get? 

Opportunites for employment could include high street Beauty salons, Spa's or self employment.  However most employers require a Level 3 qualification for insurance purposes.

 

 

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades 9-4 including Science, English and Maths (formerly A*- C). There is also an alternative route for students not achieving these grades and will be discussed at interview/enrolment. 

You will be working on external clients from the start of the program.

What about work experience? 

You may be expected to complete one day a week and a 2 week block of work experience in a Beauty salon or spa. This is compulsory element and MUST be completed.  For 19+ students, there may be some flexibility with this.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
SEL2FB092B 05/09/2022 £100.00 £100.00 £1833.00

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

Please call 01202 205205 or email enquiries@thecollege.co.uk

Students who may require assistance with the cost of the course should view the financial support section of this website.

Associated Costs 

Click below to download the uniform and kit lists.  This can be ordered direct from the suppliers.  Please DO NOT order any the following if you only have a condidtional place offered, and are awaiting confirmation of pending results.

L2 Beauty Uniform

L2 Beauty Kit

You will also need to wear flat black enclosed shoes (no trainers or leggings).

Course content

Course Content 

You will develop a range of practical beauty therapy skills and underpinning knowledge of the theory required to pursue this career.

Subjects studied include:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Health & Safety, and Salon Reception duties
  • Client Care and Communication
  • Facial Skin care
  • Manicure & Pedicure services
  • Eyelash & Brow treatments
  • Remove Hair using Wax
  • Apply Skin Tanning techniques
  • Apply make-up
  • Effective Business Operations

You will also be required to attend functional skills dependant upon your GCSE qualifications.

More info

Start Day/Time 

September - Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Diploma

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds

Curriculum Area 

Service Industries and Humanities - Beauty

More about the course 

Here at The College we have a reputation for offering excellent skills training. Our lecturers are professionals in their chosen fields, with sound experience, knowledge and expertise.

Working in our public salons you will gain valuable experience in offering a professional salon service, including customer care, client consultation and professional treatments in a realistic working environment.

You will have access to well equipped commercial beauty salons situated at our Lansdowne campus in central Bournemouth.

Enrichment opportunities could include visits to beauty therapy exhibitions.

Opportunities exist on the course to take part in national competitions.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Diploma

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds