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Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques at Coleg Sir Gar

Course description

  • Two well equipped salons in the college help to provide experience and awareness of the industry environment
  • Work experience for one day a week is an integral part of the programme which all students follow to create opportunities for future employment
  • Extra curriculum activities include fashion shows, competitions and industrial events
  • The course is full-time and consists of three days and one evening in college

Course content

This qualification is aimed at developing beauty therapists to become qualified in a variety of treatments including facials, body massage, manicure, pedicure, application and instruction on make-up, eye lash and brow treatments, eyelash perming, skin tanning and waxing. This course leads to further qualifications at level three.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements.


Continual practical observation on clients throughout the programme in a realistic working environment demonstrating treatment planning and performance.

Students are also required to compile a portfolio of evidence including assignments and some written tests.

Future opportunities

The course will give students the opportunity to broaden their employment potential such as being able to work in department stores as beauty consultants, work in beauty salons and as a moblie therapist. This course can lead onto the level three beauty therapy qualification.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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    • Pibwrlwyd is a friendly campus in a rural setting on the outskirts of the market town of Carmarthen which is also the commercial centre for a large and thriving area. The campus is home to a wide range of curriculum that spans further and higher education. Key activities on the campus include Automotive Engineering, Business and Management, Catering and Hospitality, Equine Studies, Animal Science, and Teacher Training. All activities are well supported by resources and facilities including:

      Modern ICT equipment and laboratories
      Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy Salon (Salon Pib)
      A well-stocked Learning Centre / Library
      Merlin’s training restaurant which is open to the public and available for small meetings/seminars
      An indoor riding arena with disabled access as well as an outdoor arena
      State of the art motor vehicle workshops
      An exotic animal care centre which incorporates reptiles, fish and amphibians
      The location, facilities and staff all contribute to creating a close learning community on the campus where everyone is supportive and caring particularly towards the students’ needs.