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Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 3 at The Maltings College

Course description

You will bring your skills to life in our fully equipped salon. Not only will you be provided with knowledge and practical ability within the beauty industry, but also employability skills.

We spend considerable time developing you confidence levels and people skills.

Our facilities are top of the range and are a true reflection of a real working salon. You can also complete your assignments in our dedicated ‘Study Zone’, equipped with laptops, printers and text books and endless support from lecturers.

Our lecturers are industry experts who have built up experience as mobile beauty therapists and continuously develop their own skills and knowledge to keep up with the latest trends and techniques.

Course content

When you learn at The Maltings College you are gaining the knowledge and skills you need for work within the beauty industry. You will gain valuable hands on work experience within a salon environment.

You will learn how to provide:

  • body massage treatments
  • facial electrotherapy treatments
  • body electrotherapy treatments
  • Optional units include: massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils, Indian head massage, self-tanning and applying individual permanent lashes
  • to monitor and maintain health and safety practice
  • client care and communication
  • to promote and sell products and services to clients

The course comprises of 3 days working at college and 2 day work experience.

Entry requirements

To apply for a Level 3 course you need to hold a minimum of 5 A* - C GCSE grades (or equivalent). Some of our Level 2 courses offer access to our Level 3 courses. Of course, we recognise that there can sometimes be circumstances where it is appropriate for students who may not meet these requirements to join a course at a particular level. Please do contact us to discuss your application should this be the case.


Multiple choice examination.

Portfolio of evidence.

Practical demonstration / assignment.

Task-based control assessment.

Financial information

Financial assistance for meals, transport, course uniform and equipment is available for students who meet the criteria set out by the DFE.

Future opportunities

Beauty massage therapist

Working in a beauty salon, hotel, cruise liner or a mobile/home-based setting

Further information

Please complete an application form and return it to us at the following address:-

The Maltings College, Maltings Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX2 0TJ

or click on the link to apply online

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 04 March 2016
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