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Beauty Therapy Level 3 at EKC Group

Course description

Perfect if you want to develop your skills and learn more specialised beauty treatments.

Course content

You’ll learn practical skills in facial skincare, waxing, manicure, the application of tanning, applying make-up, removing hair using alternatives to wax such as threading or sugaring, eyelash perming and the creative skill of nail art.You can look forward to working in the College Salon on external clients.This Study Programme will include English and Maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at C grades or equivalent, including Maths and English. Students may be able to progress from Level 2 vocationally related programmes.


You will learn through practical demonstrations and assessment will be through written work and online tests.

Financial information

Text books are available on loan or can be purchased at a cost of approx. £56.Additional costs to consider include: Professional Beauty Trip £15 (TBC)Uniform £65 (TBC)Kits £170 (TBC)Commodities £30Students will be required to purchase their own products suiting their own skin type to be used on themselves in practical sessions. If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. If you are aged 24 and over an Advanced Learning loan may be available if you are studying at Level 3 and above. To find out if you’re eligible visit Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare. Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail Campus 01303 858300 (or e-mail

Future opportunities

What next? On successful completion you could progress onto our HNC in Beauty Management or gain employment within the beauty industry.

Further information

Please Contact - Student Support Services on 01843 605062, e-mail:

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 15 January 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year(s)
  • Course code: 203948/1/1
  • Web url:
  • Number of planned places: 7

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    • EKC Group's Folkestone College is in easy reach of the town centre and Folkestone's thriving creative quarter.

      We offer Study Programmes and courses across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.

      We already haveThe Edge, our School of Creative and Business, a unique combination of a Peter Jones Enterprise Academy and a range of Design, Photography and Film  courses as well as some other fantastic new facilties planned for 2019..

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