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Beauty Therapy General VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma at Waltham Forest College

Course description

Do you have a passion for beauty and a desire to develop your skills in this aesthetically driven industry? If so, then this is the course for you.

This Beauty Specialist Techniques Diploma Level 2 course will enable you to gain the necessary skills, knowledge and experience required to become a Professional Junior Beauty Therapist.

Course content

Health and safety 
Assist with salon reception duties
Provide facial skin care treatment 
Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes 
Carry out waxing services 
Provide manicure services 
Provide pedicure services 
Develop and maintain effectiveness at work 
Promote additional services or products to customers

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs at Grade D or above and a good standard of English and Maths or;
Level 1 Hairdressing/Beauty qualification
Interview and assessment


Practical assessments
Oral questions

Future opportunities

Progression to a Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy.
A Level 2 qualified beauty therapist can seek employment in the following areas:
Beauty therapist, manicurist, pedicurist 
Beauty Receptionist
Make-up Consultant
Sales Representative 

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 July 2017
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    • Train:

      Trains run to Walthamstow Central from Liverpool Street station (a bus can then be taken to the College, see below). Wood Street station is approximately a 10-minute walk from the College.


      The Victoria Line ends at Walthamstow Central, which is approximately a 15-minute walk to the College. Alternatively, you can get a bus, see below.


      From Walthamstow Central:Bus 275 stops outside the College, 212 stops across the road from the College (Shernhall Street). Buses 97, 357, 34 or 215 stop at the 'Bell Corner' (junction of Hoe Street and Forest Road). From here, the College is approximately five-minute walk.

      From Blackhorse Road Tube Station: Bus 123 also stops outside the College on route between Tottenham and Ilford