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Beauty NVQ Level 2 at The Maltings College

Course description

This qualification provides a gateway to the beauty industry with an opportunity to continue to level 3 or seek employment at the end of the year.

All our lectuers have extensive experience working in the industry and will provide you with the knowledge and practical ability you will require to work within the beauty industry. As well as this they will help you to develop and improve your employability levels, confidence and people skills.

Our facilities are top of the range and are a true reflection of a real working salon. We have a dedicated ‘Study Zone’ equipped with laptops, printers and text books that can be used to complete your assignments and you will have endless support from your tutors should you require assistance.

Course content

When you learn at The Maltings College you are gaining the knowledge and skills you need for work within the beauty industry. You will gain valuable hands on work experience within a salon environment.

You will learn how to provide:

  • facial skin care treatments
  • manicures and pedicures
  • eyebrow and eyelash treatments
  • waxing
  • make-up services (optional)

You will also be taught:

  • the risks of health and safety
  • promotional skills
  • client care and communication
  • salon reception duties (optional)
  • how to work in beauty related industries

Entry requirements

To apply for a Level 2 course you need to be either: 

Progressing from completion of a Level 1 course and/or;  

Hold three or more GCSEs at grade D or above.


Multiple choice examination.

Portfolio of evidence.

Practical demonstration / Assignment.

Task-based controlled assessment.

Financial information

Financial assistance for meals, transport, course uniform and equipment is available for students who meet the criteria set by the DFE.

Future opportunities

Into employment as a beauty therapist in salons, health farms, spas, cruise liners


Further information

Please complete an application form and return it to us at the following address:-

The Maltings College, Maltings Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX2 0TJ

or click on the link to apply online

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Maltings College directly.

Last updated date: 04 March 2016
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