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Beauty Therapy Services Level 2 Diploma at Preston's College

Course description

Then a career in beauty could be for you. If you enjoy working with others and talking to people, then this is a great career option for you with lots of opportunities. Learning from experienced staff you will learn the basics to work as therapist. We also have guest stylists and competitions for those who show talent.

Course content

You will develop knowledge and skills in preparation for a career as a beauty therapist.

Units of study:
– Health and safety
– Waxing
– Preparing for treatments
– Manicure and pedicure
– Prepare and maintain salon areas
– Client consultation
– Facials

You will also study maths and English.

Entry requirements

You need four GCSE’s at grade D or above including English and maths. You will also need good people, communication and dexterity skills as well as the desire to work with the general public in a professional manner.


– Practical assessments and tasks
– Written and online tests
– Portfolio of evidence
– Assignments
– Oral questioning

You may be expected to provide some of your own clients for assessments and complete tasks to commercial time scales.

Future opportunities

Preston’s College Course: Level 3 Beauty Therapy, Level 3 Nail Technology or Level 3 Complementary Therapy

Apprenticeship: Beauty Therapy, Nail Technology or Complementary Therapy

Employment: Beauty Therapist

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Preston's College directly.

Last updated date: 25 May 2016
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