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Beauty Therapy Level 2 at Gateshead College

Course description

Throughout the course you will develop your practical skills by performing professional treatments in our commercial salon, Baltic Salon and Spa.

You’ll learn a range of professional beauty techniques including facial skin therapy, Dermalogica skin care, a variety of make-up techniques, eye treatments, warm waxing, hot waxing techniques, manicure and pedicure.

You will also develop your customer service skills which includes promoting products and services, effectiveness in the workplace, health and safety, reception management, communication and working as part of a team.

Entry requirements

  • 4 GCSEs grade A*-C and the equivalent of Level 2 English.
  • You will need to be able to present a portfolio of work.

Future opportunities

On completing the course you could progress onto the NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy or NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Spa Therapies.

Fast-track to an apprenticeship

If you can’t find the right apprenticeship vacancy or you want to do some studying first - no problem. You can start on a vocational study programme then once you’re ready and a vacancy becomes available, we’ll help you transfer on to an apprenticeship.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 13 April 2016

Key information


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    • Gateshead College's Baltic Campus is located on the Gateshead quayside, just minutes from Newcastle City Centre and its attractions.

      The College is situated behind the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and The Sage Gateshead.

      The College has its own car park, but at busy times alternative parking is available nearby.

      There is a charge for parking. Students can apply for a permit to allow free parking during study time.