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Beauty Therapy - Massage Level 3 at Lowestoft College

Course description

This course is for anyone wishing to follow a career in the health and beauty industry. It will equip you with the skills and qualifications to work in a variety of organisations.

Course content

Areas covered include:

  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities
  • Provide stone therapy treatments
  • Provide facial electrical treatments
  • Provide body massage treatments
  • Carry out massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils
  • Provide Indian head massage
  • Provide self-tanning services

Entry requirements

You will need to have successfully completed your Level 2 Beauty Therapy course (or equivalent). Your entry level will be assessed based on previous experience, initial aptitude test results and from discussing your goals and aspirations. You will need a reference from your tutor or employer and should take pride in your appearance, enjoy communicating with people, have enthusiasm, dedication and a mature attitude.  


Your personal tutor will discuss your progress with you at regular tutorials. Practical assessments will be observed by an assessor and you will be expected to build a professional portfolio of evidence consisting of written assignments and workpacks. Most units will require exams to be completed. 

Future opportunities

Having achieved the Level 3 you may wish to progress into employment within the Beauty industry (in salons, spas, self-eployment, the retail industry or wedding services) or seek further advanced training to specialise in make-up techniques (TV, theatrical, photographic), sports therapy, reflexology, remedial massage techniques and aromatherapy. 

Past students have gone in various different directions; the beauty industry as a career path is very diverse. We have a make-up artist working for the BBC, salon owners, salon chain owners, mobile therapists, cruise ship therapists, lecturers, people working in spas abroad and the list goes on…..

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 April 2016
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