Beauty Therapy Level 3 Diploma at Somerset College
This course builds on your knowledge and skills gained from Level 2 in Beauty Therapy. You will become a fully qualified Beauty Therapist able to carry out advanced treatments on the face and body.
Practical skills will include:
- Body electrical treatments and figure diagnosis
- Facial electrical treatments
- Body massage and hot stone massage
Other aspects of this course include:
- Background theory related to the practical skills
- Anatomy and physiology
- Promoting and selling products and services to clients
- Working as part of a team
- 30 hours of work experience
As part of this course you will be expected to do one evening client session per week.
You will need a Level 2 qualification in Beauty Therapy or relevant qualification.
You will be taught mainly through practical sessions working on each other and clients in a professional salon environment. Supporting theory lessons, tutorials and educational visits are also part of your course. You will be continuously assessed through multiple-choice online questions and practical assessments.
You could progress on to a Diploma in Holistic Therapies, the Foundation Degree in Salon Management (with appropriate GCSEs). You could obtain employment at a health farm or Virgin airlines or progress onto a Level 4 Salon Management programme.
You could obtain employment in many areas such as a health farm or Virgin airlines. Steiner, one of the largest beauty therapy employers on board cruise ships visits our College every year to give a recruitment talk to students.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Somerset College directly.