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Beauty (Massage Pathway) - level 3 Diploma at Buxton & Leek College

Course description

The NVQ level 3 beauty therapy course will provide you with a detailed knowledge and understanding of all the level 3 treatments. The qualification gives opportunity to study a wide range of treatments which are currently used out in industry. The course comprises of 7 units that are continually assessed via practical client sessions and online exams.

Course content

All students will take 7 core units:

Safely control work operations (G22)

Promotional activities (H32)

Facial electric treatments (B14)

Body massage (B20)

Indian head massage (B23)

Massage using pre-blended oils (B24)

Stone therapy treatments (B22)

Entry requirements

Entry onto the programme can be via of the following :

  • 2 GCSE’s at grade c or above/ functional skills at level 2
  • Level 2 beauty therapy


The programme is assessed continuously via practical assessments and on-line exams. There is a strong student centered approach to the course where all students are encouraged to develop confidence to learn independently.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Buxton & Leek College directly.

Last updated date: 23 February 2016
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