Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Cambridge Regional College
Course summary
Professional Training
34 Week(s)
1,322 GBP
Part time
Course Dates

Course description

This course is designed to provide you with valuable training in facial work including cleansing, skin analysis, exfoliation, facial massage, masks, and waxing.  You will also study manicure and pedicure, techniques for lash and brow treatments and make-up. The programme offers an excellent opportunity to build up beauty qualifications on a part-time basis and is suitable for people currently working in the beauty industry, who have no formal qualifications. It is also an invaluable extra qualification for hairdressers wanting to extend the range of services they offer. There will be extra training opportunities during the course which will have an additional cost attached e.g. PhD waxing, ear piercing and tanning.

There will be a kit fee of approximately £300, a uniform costing approximately £50.  If you are entitled to concessions, you will not be required to pay tuition fees but YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY A REGISTRATION FEE, MATERIALS FEE AND EXAM REGISTRATION/ENTRY FEE IN ADDITION TO THE KIT/UNIFORM COSTS LISTED  - PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. There will be extra training opportunities during the course which will have an additional cost attached - these are optional. The course is 18 weeks in length.

The programme is made up of the following qualifications:
•  Follow health and safety practice in the salon
•  Working in beauty related industries
•  Salon reception duties
•  Client care and communication in beauty related industries
•  Provide facial skin care
•  Provide eyelash and eyebrow treatments
•  Remove hair using waxing techniques
•  Apply make-up
•  Provide manicure treatments
•  Provide pedicure treatments
•  Create an image based on a theme within the Hair & Beauty sector
•  Promote products and services to clients in a salon

Suitability - Who should attend?

The programme is assessed throughout the year in a number of ways:
• By demonstrating your practical competence on your peers in the college salon and in case studies to a level required in employment. You may also be encouraged to work on family, friends and fee paying clients in the college salon.
• Answering oral questions as part of the practical assessment to demonstrate your treatment knowledge and understanding.
• Compiling a portfolio of work undertaken during the year.
• Answering written questions and assignments set by your tutor.
• On-line test for anatomy and physiology and underpinning knowledge.

There will be an external verification day for practical aspects of the course. This may occur outside of the regular course hours.
You will be required to provide clients for assessment as the college cannot guarantee client availability. These clients will be required to pay the prices as advertised in the college training salons.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Level: 2

Training Course Content

To successfully complete the course you will need to study:

  • Client consultation and contra-indications to treatment
  • Skin care and analysis
  • Cleansing techniques
  • Facial massage
  • Application of face masks
  • Home care and aftercare advice
  • Application of make-up for various occasions
  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Manicure and Pedicure techniques
  • Waxing
  • Care of tools and equipment
  • Basic related science
  • Legislation affecting work practices

Continuing Studies

This course opens up career opportunities for employment as a beauty consultant or a beauty therapist in a salon or working for yourself. There are other programmes available at this College that you may wish to study to enhance your qualifications e.g. Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy or any of the holistic part time courses. Please ask your tutor for further information.

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Cambridge Regional College

Our mission is to transform lives and create prosperity by delivering technical and professional education that meets the needs of students, employers and communities in Cambridgeshire. Cambridge Regional College is the largest further education college in the East of England...

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Kings Hedges Road
CB4 2QT Cambridge Cambridgeshire

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