Beauty Therapy: Level 2 City&Guilds VRQ Diploma at NESCOT
Full-time Beauty Therapy VRQs are for those who want to become qualified Beauty Therapists. On this study programme you will develop your practical skills.
The main course in this programme consists of underpinning knowledge and understanding alongside the development of practical skills within a salon environment treating paying clients. You will also develop key skills such as communication and information technology.
Topics covered will include facial treatments, manicures, pedicures, eyelash tints and eyebrow shaping, waxing (cool and hot), make-up and anatomy and physiology related to the treatments given. Teaching will take place in our purpose-built salons, where you will also learn about the business side of the beauty industry. Maths and English are included in your programme to boost your employability and to enable progression to higher levels of training.
This course includes:
- Facial Treatments
- Eyelash tints and eyebrow shaping
- Waxing (cool and hot)
- Salon reception
- Health & safety
- Anatomy & physiology related to treatments given
You will be assessed through a variety of techniques such as written questions, on-line tests, oral questions and assignments. Your assessor will also watch you working to assess your performance in practical skills and activities.
A minimum of 3 C grades and 1 D including English, or Level 1 Diploma in Beauty with the majority of grades being merits or above plus English.
This course will qualify you to work as a Beauty Therapist, completing Level 2 treatments in a salon, or perhaps working in cosmetic sales. This Level 2 qualification should also enable you to progress onto further study and training, for example, the NVQ Level 3.
Potential career routes in the Hair and Beauty industry:
- Airlines and cruise ships
- Beauty therapist
- Cosmetics / retail
- Facial treatments
- Image consultant
- Make-up artist
- Nail technicians
- Salon manager
- Television, film, theatre
Students will be expected to purchase their own beauty kits for the course, including uniform, which can be brought from nominated suppliers at enrolment. Approximate cost £250.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact NESCOT directly.