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Beauty Therapy Level 2 (Certificate or Diploma) at Tyne Metropolitan College

Course description

The course for you if ...

You have the creative vision to excel in the beauty industry and would love to broaden this to become a Beauty Therapist.

Course content

You will gain experience across various areas of study, including; manicures, pedicures, facials, make-up, eye treatments and waxing. You will develop your beauty skills as well as understanding health and safety requirements, reception duties and client care and communication - all essential for a career in beauty-related industries.

There are also a number of exciting extra-curricular activities that you’ll get involved in outside your core subject, such as industry-recognised workshops such as up-to-date current products and treatments (may be an additional cost attached).

Entry requirements

Level 2 Certificate:
A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade D or above, or equivalent. You may be able to progress from a Level 1 Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector qualification, or equivalent.

Level 2 Diploma:
A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade D or above, or equivalent. Must have Maths and English GCSE at Grade C or above.



Assessment is based on practical competency, graded assessments and external online tests.

Financial information

For both the Certificate and Diploma, students are required to purchase a salon uniform and kit for all Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy courses (approx. cost of kit and uniform = £210, based on 13-14 costs).

Financial support may be available to help with the cost of course-specific equipment, ask the Gateway team for more details. A reference is required as well as an interview with a course tutor.

Future opportunities

Progression onto Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy, or an advanced apprenticeship, or into employment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 March 2016

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    • TyneMet’s main site is the Coast Road Campus in Wallsend, easily accessible from the city centre and that coat with excellent transport links and free parking. TyneMet is your vocational specialist, offering you a huge range of courses across career-based subjects to get you off to a great start. There’s so much to explore on campus with a range of retail outlets from a Hair and Beauty Salon, a gym, a restaurant and even a floristry shop!