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Beauty Therapy Level 2 at Craven College

Course description

The world of beauty therapy is an exciting one, with close links to the fashion and hairdressing industry. This Technical Certificate course is varied and diverse offering many opportunities to learn and develop skills in a range of different areas.

If you have excellent interpersonal skills and eye for detail, then a career in the beauty industry could be right for you. Career progression includes rewarding roles in salons, spas, hotels and on board cruise ships which can see you working at home or overseas.

Craven College’s Academy of Hair & Beauty has fully equipped modern, commercial salons using top professional equipment and products so that you develop industry standard beauty therapy skills. Tutors have a wealth of professional industry experience and regularly update their skills ensuring you have the best tuition and guidance. You will also work with real clients in the Academy of Hair & Beauty to hone your skills.

Visits to events such as the Professional Beauty trade fair in Manchester will ensure you find out the latest trends in the industry. Opportunities to study on additional specialist training courses including Dermalogica, Ear Piercing & Body Wrap will allow you to get a step ahead of the rest.

You will be required to purchase a kit and wear a uniform for the practical aspects of the course.

Course content

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Principles and practice for beauty therapists
  • Hair removal treatments
  • Facial and skin analysis treatments
  • Manicure services
  • Pedicure services
  • Light cured gel polish
  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Apply make-up
  • Tanning treatments
  • Male skin care treatments

Entry requirements

Hair & Beauty Level 1 including English & maths GCSEs 9-2 (A*- E) or previous experience


Written and practical assessment

Financial information

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Future opportunities


Your choices may include:

  • Beauty Therapy Level 3
  • Beauty Professional Apprenticeship


Your choices may include:

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Image Consultant
  • Make-up Artist
  • Massage Therapist
  • Salon Assistant

Further information

At Craven College we want you to be successful both during your time here at College and anything you decide to do after College.

The support services within College exist to help support you to get the most out of your course:Craven College Support

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 10 October 2017
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