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Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 3 at New College Stamford

Course description

"Enhance your skills and therapeutic knowledge for a successful career in the Beauty industry. You will gain industry standard skills working with real, paying clients in our on-site commercial salon and spa. Study a range of treatments including massage, facial and body electrical treatments and skin and body analysis so you can expertly recommend treatments to your clients.You will have the opportunity to take part in a number of trips, activities and competitions throughout the year. Previous trips and visits include: Salon International, The Clothes Show, Goldwell Academy London, Steiner Cruise Ships Careers Event, and a number of local employer masterclasses. You will also showcase your new skills in our Annual Fashion Show.This course is approximately 50% theory and 50% practical."

Course content

"You will learn through practical demonstrations and practice what you have learnt on real, paying clients in our commercial salon.As well as gaining practical experience daily in our on- site commercial salon you will also complete a 1 week work placement in a salon, spa or a beauty related business. After successful completion of a trade test you may secure a placement at Ragdale Hall."

Entry requirements

A relevant Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diplomaor equivalent.


Practical assessments will be completed throughout your course as you provide treatments to clients and produce a portfolio of evidence. You will also be assessed through an external exam, graded synoptic test, a treatment portfolio.

Future opportunities

"After successful completion of this course you could progress on to careers in commercial salons, destination spas or for hotel chains, cruise ships or airlines.You could also further your studies with a degree at university e.g:Spa ManagementHair and Beauty ManagementBeauty Therapy Management"

Further information

You are required to purchase kit and uniform for level 3 in beauty therapy through the college beauty department. You must also source clients for practical learning and gain relevant work experience.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Stamford directly.

Last updated date: 03 November 2016
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