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Level 2 Diploma: Hair & Beauty with Photographic Make-up at LCBT

Course description

This course is for those students who wish to gain a variety of employable skills across make-up, beauty, nails and hair. It will enable you to learn the best of these industries and offers some great progression options.

Course content

You will study the following Make-up, Hair & Styling skills which will give you grounding and insight into how these industries work:

  • Day, Evening & Special Occasion Make-Up
  • The Art of Photographic Make-up
  • The Art of Dressing Hair & Hair Consultation
  • Shampoo / Condition Hair & Provide Scalp Massage
  • Plaiting & Twisting Hair
  • Create an Image

You will also qualify in the following Beauty Therapy units, which will teach you some of the most in-demand treatments in Beauty & Nail salons today:

  • Nail Services (Manicure & Pedicure)
  • Facial Treatments
  • Lash & Brow Treatments

Some students may need to study English and/or maths as part of this course

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

This course has no tuition or exam fees for 16-18s, 19+ learners may also be fully or partially funded if they are 19+.

Future opportunities

Progression & Employment:

This course will let you progress to our Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Hair & Media Make-up, as well as give you the skills to start a career in the make-up industry. You will be able to find work on a make-up counter through our Job Shop, which has hundreds of vacancies. 

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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    • 02072081300
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