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Beauty Therapy, NVQ Level 2 Diploma at Abingdon and Witney College

Course description

You will cover all basic aspects of Beauty Therapy including; facial massage, skin care, cosmetic make-up, lash and brow treatments, manicure and pedicure and wax depilation, associated anatomy and physiology. You will also learn how to develop and maintain effectiveness at work, aspects of health and safety. How to promote products and service to clients and how to run a reception desk for a busy salon. You will also gain the following certificates: BTEC Award in Work Skills, Functional Skills and English and Maths You are required to purchase a professional salon uniform, equipment and text books, which will be discussed at your interview. Financial help is available if needed. Please ask Student Services staff for further details. Students will have the opportunity to attend BBC Clothes Show Live, Excel Professional Beauty - London as well as workshops in self-tanning, Tooth Fairy and Dermalogica retail training a s well as industrial work-placement visits.



Entry requirements

You will need to have at least two qualifications from GCSEs at grade C or above (preferably in English and Science) OR VTCT Level 1 Diploma in Beauty Therapy plus be able to demonstrate Level 1 English Functional Skills. A place will be offered based on the above plus an interview and initial assessment.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Abingdon and Witney College directly.

Last updated date: 31 March 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year