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Beauty Therapy Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship at Basingstoke College of Technology

Course description

This course is designed to aid apprentices in becoming a competent beauty therapist to level 2 by attending an individualised learning programme, incorporating remote learning and bespoke training programmes. This course is based on 12 month duration. Learners will attend college 1 day per week.

Course Length: 12 months

Course Location: Workplace plus 1 day a week at college

Course Fee: If applicable

Start Date: Flexible

Course content

The programme covers a range of beauty therapy duties and includes the following four components:

1. Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy

  • G20 - Health and safety
  • G18 - Promote products and services
  • G8 - Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
  • B4 - Provide facial skin care
  • B5 - Enhance the appearance of eyebrow & lashes
  • B6 - Carry out waxing services
  • N2 - Provide manicure services
  • N3 - Provide pedicure services
  • G4 - Fulfil reception duties
  • B8 - Provide makeup services

2. Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 2)

3. Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

4. Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Use of a computer from home or the workplace is essential.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D or above including English. Attendance at an advice and guidance session is required before enrolment. Candidates must be currently working in a beauty salon or similar establishment. Registration with the awarding body (City & Guilds) is required and will take place within the first month of the course.


Certification is achieved through continuous assessment of practical, oral, written assessment and online tests throughout the course. A portfolio of evidence will also be produced during the course. Candidates will need to provide own models for practice and assessment.

Financial information

If you are aged 16-18, tuition and registration fees are free. 
If you are aged 19 or over, tuition and registration fees are payable at the start of each year of study; please ask for details.
If you are aged 24 or over, you may be eligible for a Student Loan to assist with your fees; please ask for details.

Future opportunities

 Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy Level 3 course in Nail Services, Massage or Spa Therapy

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Basingstoke College of Technology directly.

Last updated date: 27 January 2016

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