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Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 2 at Colchester Institute

Course description

The Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 2 course is aimed at those looking to work in the beauty industry. This course allows you to develop and practice the skills required for employment in industry.

This programme is designed to kick-start your career and provide the necessary skills and techniques for you to become a beauty therapist. With the option to specialise in year two, you are provided with a number of different opportunities and experiences, including working in our commercial campus salon.

When not working on real-life clients, you are taught through a number of practical sessions and assessments, alongside classroom sessions and guided assignments. You will also engage in GEM and GAP activities to develop your English, maths and employability skills.

You will have the opportunity to participate in many exciting enrichment opportunities to include acrylic nail technology, beauty exhibitions in London, advanced make-up, gel manicures and threading.

Kit Costs*

Uniform: £40

Practical Kit (including text book): £272

*All prices indicated must be considered as estimated and prices may change without notice.

Course content

Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diploma units may include:

  • Working in Beauty Related Industries
  • Follow Health and Safety in the Salon
  • Client Care and Communication in Beauty Related Industries
  • Promote Products and Services to Clients in a Salon
  • Salon Reception Duties
  • Provide Facial Skincare
  • Remove Hair using Waxing Techniques
  • Provide Manicure Treatments
  • Provide Pedicure Treatments
  • Apply Make-up
  • Provide Eyelash and Brow Treatments
  • Head Massage
  • Create an Image based on a Theme within Hair and Beauty

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs (grades A*-E), including English and maths, or satisfactory results in a relevant Level 1 qualification, and an interview.

Future opportunities

Successful students from this course have gone on to set up their own business, work in a commercial salon and worked as mobile therapists.

Students may progress to a Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 3 or related part-time courses.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Colchester Institute directly.

Last updated date: 01 March 2016

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