This advanced course is an excellent progression from a Level 2 or equivalent beauty therapy qualification. You will improve your beauty therapy skills on both a practical and academic level during this course, as well as expanding and developing your business awareness. This is a full time programme.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Once qualified there are opportunities to continue to study for specialist qualifications in beauty and related therapies e.g. Swedish Massage; Aromotherapy and Epilation. 

 

What jobs can I get? 

Employment as a Beauty Therapist in a high street salon; Luxury Spa; Cruise liners or as a Mobile therapist, working for yourself.  At the College we have a very reliable reputation for delivering excellent skills training.  Our lecturers are professional and experts in their chosen fields with robust knowledge and relevant industrial experience.

Working in our commercial and training salons you will gain valuable experience in offering a professional salon service, whilst developing your customer care and consultation techniques.

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

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

Sucessful completion of a relevant Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualification and a minimum of 5 GCSEs including English and Maths grades 9-4 (formerly A*-C) or  a Level 2 Functional Skill in English and Maths.

What about work experience? 

You will be expected to complete a minimum of 45-60 days of work experience in a local Beauty salon or spa, which is likely to be one day per week and upto a two week block placement. For 16-18yrs this is compulsory and MUST be industy specific.  For 19+ learners, there maybe some flexibility with this, and maybe able to use your own business if working for yourself, as long as it auditable.

International entry requirements 

If you are not from an English Language speaking country, you will need to have UKVI IELTS 5.5. We accept a wide range of academic qualifications awarded overseas and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines for international comparisons. For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
SEL3FD064X 06/09/2021 £110.00 £110.00 £3345.00
There is an Advanced Learner Loan available for this course.

* 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.

International Fees 

For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

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.

L3 Beauty Uniform

L3 Beauty Kit

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

Course content

Course Content 

You will study the following subject areas:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Health and Safety Practice in the salon
  • Client Care and Communication
  • Working with colleagues in the beauty therapy industry
  • Provide microdermabrasion treatments
  • Facial electrotherapy
  • Body electrotherapy
  • Body massage
  • Provide Stone Therapy
  • Indian Head Massage

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 in one of our salons, which is a mandatory element of the formal assessment process.

More info

Start Day/Time 

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

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Diploma

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds

Curriculum Area 

Service Industries and Humanities - Beauty

More about the course 

You will have the opportunity to participate in local trips and visits to provide a broad understanding of the industry. Opportunities also exist for you to take part in national competitions. Other enrichment opportunities could include Spray tanning, intimate waxing techniques, eyelash extensions and talks from various Beauty related organisations.



 

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Diploma

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds