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Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 3 at Lancaster and Morecambe College

Course description

The course will provide you with the underpinning knowledge and the practical skills required to carry out major beauty and body treatments to a professional standard. 

Course content

You may study the following: • Working with colleagues • Health and safety • Client care and communication • Body massage • Body and facial electrotherapy • Microdermabrasion • Aromatherapy massage • Promote and sell products and services • Indian head massage • Work placement

All LMC students will receive tutorial support.

All students aged 16 -19 are required to study Functional English and maths qualifications or GCSE Maths, English if not already awarded an A*-C in these subjects. Students aged 19+ are strongly encouraged to take relevant maths and English qualifications to support progression into Further or Higher education, training or employment. 

Entry requirements

Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 2 Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.


This course is continuously assessed using a range of methods including practical performance, exam, assignments and portfolio presentation.

Financial information

You will need to buy: • Uniform – Black tunic - £47.00 approx. You should also provide your own kit following progression from Level 2 but a new one will be available to order if you wish to do so. Optional enrichment course prices which will run depending on availability throughout the academic year: • Spray tan - £25.00 approx. • Professional Beauty North West £10.00 approx. Financial support may be available, please contact Student Services for more information.

Future opportunities

The course can lead onto the Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Make Up, employment in beauty salons, health spas or self employment. 

Further information

On completion of this course you will receive City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Techniques which is a qualification highly valued by employers. 

You will be expected to undertake an extensive amount of course work and supplementary study on this course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lancaster and Morecambe College directly.

Last updated date: 04 May 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
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