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Beauty Therapy- level 2 NVQ Diploma at Buxton & Leek College

Course description

The NVQ level 2 beauty therapy course will provide you with a detailed knowledge and understanding of all the level 2 treatments. The qualification gives opportunity to study a wide range of treatments which are currently used out in industry. The course comprises of 10 units that are continually assessed via practical client sessions and online exams.

Course content

Students will take all 10 core units

  • G20: Health & Safety  
  • G8: Develop Effectiveness     
  • G4: Reception
  • G18: Promote Treatments
  • B4: Facial Unit
  • B5: Eye Treatments
  • B6: Waxing Treatments
  • N2: Manicure
  • N3: Pedicure
  • B8: Make Up


  • MAC Make Up
  • Orly Polishes
  • Orly FX Gel Polish
  • Nailtquies Manicures


  • Trips to Professional Beauty North
  • Training with Art Deco Make Up, Gerrads Facials, Orly FX Gel Polish & Spray Training

Entry requirements

You'll need one of the following:

  • GCSE grade C in English and two grade Cs in other subjects
  • Pathway 2 Progression: Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies.


You'll be continually assessed through practical observations, oral questions, written assessments and assignments.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 February 2016
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