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Level 2 Diploma: Beauty Therapy at LCBT

Course description

This course provides the essential knowledge and understanding needed to help you start your career as a Therapist. The units that you study will provide you with the skills to perform many of the beauty treatments on offer in salons across the UK.

Course content

You will qualify in the following:

  • Day, Evening & Special Occasion Make-up
  • Nail Services (Manicure & Pedicure)
  • Nail Art (for students not taking functional skills)
  • Facials
  • Waxing
  • Lash & Brow Treatments
  • Indian Head Massage (Optional for 19+)
  • Salon Reception 
  • Product Sales 
  • Creating an Image

Entry requirements

LCBT’s aim is to offer you a place on a course which meets your aspirations and career aims. You will be assessed at interview; generally we require 3 GCSEs, A-D for direct entry to a Level 2 Diploma, if you do not have these grades, we may initially offer you a place on an introductory certificate level course , successful completion of which will enable you to progress to Level 2.

Financial information

Under-19s will pay no tuiton or exam fees for this course. Yuu may be fully- or part-funded if you are 19+, depending on your circumstances. 

Future opportunities

Progression & Employment:

Beauty therapy requires a qualification to practice – and this course will give you excellent general skills which you can start to use in employment. You can then go on to Level 3 Advanced Beauty Therapy to become fully qualified, or, if your passion lies with Make-Up, enrol on our Advanced Make-Up with SFX and Hair Styling diploma.  

Further information


We are the UK’s leading Beauty Therapy College, and as part of your course we will give you regular opportunities to attend industry talks and trade shows. Plus you will perfect your skills on members of the public in our working Salon. We also offer employment support through our Job Shop.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 February 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 2 days a week for 8 months or 3 days a week for 5 months
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    • Contact telephone number:
    • 02072081300
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