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Beauty Therapy - NVQ Level 2 at The Chalfonts Community College

Course description

What is this course about?

Beauty Therapy with KARMA Academy at The Chalfonts Community College gives the highest standard of training for the 21st century. Students are taught in a state of the art Commercial Beauty Salon within the new Chikara Centre. All aspects of beauty therapy are covered with plenty of enrichment activities to enhance their skills. Beauty therapy is a rewarding profession; however, it requires hard work, commitment and dedication.

Students will carry out treatments in a ‘realistic working environment’ in The Chalfonts Community College and will be expected to have a work placement in the beauty industry.

Course content

What will I do on this course and how will I be assessed?

Course Content

  • B4 Provide facial skin care treatment
  • B5 Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes
  • B6 carry out waxing services
  • N2 Provide manicure services
  • N3 Provide pedicure services
  • G20 Health and safety
  • G4 Salon reception
  • G18 Promoting additional services and products
  • G8 Developing your personal effectiveness

Additional Unit

  • B8 Make-up services


The NVQ Level 2 qualification is achieved by successful completion of all the specified units. The units are assessed in the following ways:

  • Practical observation
  • Written assessments
  • Written assignments
  • Supplementary questions

Entry requirements

What do I need to get on to this course?

You will require 5 GCSE’s D and above, a letter of application, a recommendation from your Form Tutor and an interview. You will be expected to provide your own beauty kit and make-up together with KARMA salon dress and footwear all of which is available through the Academy

Future opportunities

What can I expect to gain from this course and where could it lead?

Successful students can progress on to the NVQ Level 3 Beauty course. They are also expected to find a work placement in a beauty salon for the duration of the course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Chalfonts Community College directly.

Last updated date: 12 June 2015

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