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Beauty Therapy Techniques Level 3 Diploma at Exeter College

Course description

This Level 3 course builds on the basic skills of a Level 2 qualification. The skills included are in line with current industry requirements.

Theoretical background for the practical units plus anatomy and physiology and nutrition will be taught in specialised classes. You need to develop a portfolio of evidence which should include several case studies and projects for all areas. Balance of course is 40% theoretical/ 60% practical.

Course content

You will study units including:

  • Provide Body Massage
  • Provide Facial Electrotherapy treatments
  • Provide Body Electrotherapy treatments
  • Apply Stone Therapy Massage 
  • Apply Micro Dermabrasion
  • Working with colleagues within the beauty related industries
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practices in the salon
  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • Promote and sell products and services to clients

Entry requirements

You must have successfully completed a Level 2 course in Beauty Therapy.


 You will be assessed practically, theoretically and orally in all areas. Online examinations will contribute to your course work. Testimonials may be required as evidence in some areas. Units will be externally tested and to gain a full certificate at Level 3 these must be passed. Assessment is on paying clients. 

Financial information

You will need a personal kit and uniform. The cost of your kit will depend on your choice of optional units. You are responsible for providing your own working resources. To complete this course you will need to purchase an Epilation kit. Details of this and the text book will be sent to you in the post.

Future opportunities

You may seek employment as a Beauty Therapist in a clinic, health hydro department store or cruise liner.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 28 January 2016
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