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Beauty NVQ Level 3 Diploma – General at Sandwell College

Course description

This one-year course is designed for learners who have achieved an NVQ Level 2 beauty qualification within the past three years.

Course content

Eight units are covered including health and safety, promotional activities, epilation, eyelash extensions, facial and body electrics, photographic make-up, Indian head massage, mechanical massage and Swedish body massage, including massage to the face and head.

Entry requirements

You will need 5 GCSEs at Grade D or above, ideally including Maths and English, and a Level 2 Beauty qualification. You must attend an interview and assessment prior to being accepted on the course.


Individual performance will be assessed practically in our state-of-the-art nail bar and by means of internal and external written assessments, oral questioning and practical skills.

Future opportunities

Upon successful achievement of the Beauty NVQ Level 3 Diploma, you can study a Higher Education course (such as Spa Management, Theatrical Make-up or Salon Management) or explore career options available in spa therapy, beauty therapy, worldwide travel working on board cruise liners, beauty sales, freelance beauty therapy or teaching/assessor training in Further Education.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 June 2016

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