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Beauty Therapy General VTCT Level 3 Diploma at Grantham College

Course description

This programme prepares students for employment within the beauty therapy industry.

Course content

This programme prepares you for employment within the beauty therapy industry. The course combines a number of specialist beauty therapy practices in one single programme and can lead to a wide range of career opportunities. You cover a variety of specialist areas including:

General Route

  • Epilation
  • Electrical Face & Body Treatments
  • Health and Safety
  • Planning promotional activities
  • Head & body massage treatments
  • Health and Safety
  • Planning promotional activities
  • Promote Additional Products & Services to Clients.

By studying this qualification it also allows you to join our enrichment programme which will give you certification to carry out Indian Head Massage, Hot Stone Massage & Hopi ear candling at a small additional cost.

You will undertake a work placement as part of your studies.

You may be required to continue to study English, maths or IT as part of your course.

Entry requirements

NVQ 2 Beauty Therapy or equivalent (general route only), relevant industrial experience, for career development or 5 GCSEs Grade C or above including English. Must have a sound knowledge of written and spoken English.


Continual Practical/Oral/Written Assessment.

Financial information

Full Time Further Education courses are free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.  Exam resit fees may apply if and when applicable.

Future opportunities

Employment opportunities can include progression to managerial positions within the beauty therapy industry in the UK and overseas. Additionally, opportunities exist on cruise liners, in health spas and large fitness centres.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 29 November 2016
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