Beauty Therapy General – Level 3 Diploma

Ixion Holdings Ltd
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Beauty Therapy General – Level 3 Diploma

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Beauty Therapy General – Level 3 Diploma

The primary outcome of the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General is to confirm your competence in the job role of beauty therapist. All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of a beauty therapist.

The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a substantial vocational qualification that will confirm your competence as a beauty therapist. This qualification provides you with the opportunity to learn beauty therapy skills, whilst working on real clients. It is important for you to have the opportunity to learn in a real working environment, particularly because this qualification leads to employment in such a client-centred and service orientated sector.

This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty therapist including, mandatory units covering the following: facial and body electrical, body massage, electrical epilation, monitoring procedures in the salon and contributing to the planning of a promotional event.

This qualification will qualify you for employment as a beauty therapist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a beauty therapist.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Entry Requirements:

  • Must be 19 or over, must have a level 2 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.


  • 19+

Who it's for:

  • For those looking to start a career in the beauty industry, specialising in beauty therapy. If you’re looking to work your own hours, go freelance or start your own business – it’s time to get qualified and start your new career.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • Type: Diploma
  • Course Level: Level 3
  • Awarding Body:VTCT

Training Course Content

You will need to cover a minimum of six components and earn a minimum of 55 credits:

  • Provide body electrical treatments.
  • Provide facial electrical treatments.
  • Provide body massage treatments.
  • Provide electric epilation treatments.
  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations.
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities.
  • Relevant Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19).

From the group of optional units you will need to cover a minimum of one component and earn a minimum of 10 credits.

Why choose Ixion Holdings Ltd

We are a national ‘Grade 1’ Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ training provider.

As part of Shaw Trust, in 2021 we supported over 475,000 people.

100% of respondents at their end of apprenticeship survey said their Teaching Assessor was knowledgeable and experienced.

Continuing Studies

Career opportunities as a beauty therapist exist in a variety of contexts, including:

  • Working in commercial beauty salons.
  • Working in destination and day spas.
  • Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings.

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Ixion Holdings Ltd

Ixion are a national, not-for-profit, Ofsted 'Outstanding' training provider of learning and skills. Enabling full potential and equipping teams with the skills to be effective in their roles is what we do. Ixion deliver tailored training solutions to individuals and...

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CM1 2RH Chelmsford Essex

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