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Beauty Therapy Level 3 at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

Are you preparing for a career in beauty therapy? Would you like to develop specialist, professional knowledge of the beauty industry?

This course enhances your technical skills and gives you in-depth knowledge of specialist areas.

The course is suitable for students progressing from a relevant Level 2 course. In addition to your core modules, it also allows you to specialise in one of five routes: Make-up or Massage (Rhos-on-Sea), Nails (Rhyl) or General Route or Spa Therapy (Bangor).

Course content

The course will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Practical Delivery
  • Theory Sessions
  • Commercial Salon Training

You will study a variety of subject-specific modules, in addition to some specialised modules and Literacy and Numeracy skills. You will also undertake work experience as part of the course.

*At some campuses, you may be required to study the Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification.

Entry requirements

  • Beauty Therapy Level 2

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.


The course is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Observation
  • Practical assessments
  • Written and Oral Tests

Future opportunities

The course gives you a qualification and a valuable set of skills, helping you to progress into employment and higher education.

You could proceed onto a degree-level course at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, such as the Foundation Degree (FdA) Management and Business at the Rhos-on-Sea campus, or a specialised degree course at another institution.

Alternatively, you could enter employment within a hotel, spa or salon environment.

Career opportunities

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Hairdresser
  • Holistic Therapist
  • Nail Technician
  • Salon Manager


Further information

Programme code: 0703C03B

Depending on the campus, students may be able to access elements of the programme in both English and Welsh through some programme learning materials being made available bilingually. Details will be provided to you at interview.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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