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Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 3 at Stafford College

Course description

The course covers a range of practical skills and relevant theoretical knowledge.  The student will be thoroughly prepared to enter the Beauty Therapy Industry. Continuing development of Functional Skills is an integral part of this course.  Students should allocate approximately 10 hours per week for home study to support this course.


The facilities available on site are of an excellent standard.

Course content

  • Theory and practice of all aspects of Beauty Therapy Treatments:


  • Electrotherapy Treatments


  • Body Massage


  • Aromatherapy


  • Indian Head Massage


  • Epilation


  • Planning & Implementing Promotional Activities
  • Health & Safety


  • Relevant Anatomy and Physiology

Subject to VTCT amendments.

Entry requirements

  • NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy
  • All applicants will be subject to an interview and places will be allocated accordingly.
  • Students must be prepared to meet the College standards of presentation and behaviour.


A portfolio of evidence will be collected by the student for assessment.  This will consist of written, oral and observed practical evidence.


Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops or electronic note pads in to class to facilitate learning.


Whilst Stafford College will attempt to encourage clients, you will need to create a client base to complete your practical assessments.

Financial information

Kit & Uniform – £173.00 (approx) payable at beginning of the year.

In addition students will need to purchase a pair of low heeled black shoes


Additional Costs

Please note that students aged 19 plus may be required to pay exam and registration costs.  This will be payable during the Autumn term.  You may be able to get support towards these costs from the College Learner Support Fund, contact Carole Moore on 01785 275512 for further information.

Future opportunities


  • Higher Education


Career Opportunities

  • Beauty Salons
  • Cruise Liners
  • Country Clubs
  • Health Hydros
  • Airlines
  • Own Business
  • Skincare Representative

Further information

If you would like any more information about the college or our courses then write, visit or telephone Student Services on 01785 275468. Our email address is  If you are unsure about which course to take, we can arrange for you to get the advice you need from a member of our guidance team.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stafford College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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