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Level 2 Beauty at Leeds City College

Course description

This programme has been developed to meet the needs of students wishing to pursue a career in the beauty industry with excellent career opportunities and industrial professional development.

The highly motivated staff who teach on this programme are anticipating working with enthusiastic, dedicated pro-active students who wish to become successful beauty therapists in a worldwide market.

This programme incorporates both theory and practical units to encompass a broad treatment base in beauty therapies.

The practical elements are consolidated by the underpinning theory elements.

Course content

Units you will learn:

Anatomy & physiology

Principles of practice for beauty therapists

Hair removal treatments

Facial and skin analysis treatments

Manicure services

Pedicure services

Light cured gel polish

Lash and brow treatments

Apply make-up

Optional: Students must complete one of the following:

Male skin care treatments

Tanning treatments

Introduction to the spa industry

Entry requirements

Students ideally should have 3 GCSEs at grades C-D including Maths and English, or a Level 1 qualification in Beauty Therapy with the appropriate level of English and Maths. However previous experience and references will be considered.


Students will be assessed through practical observation, oral questioning, written assignments and end of unit testing.

Future opportunities

The qualification is recognised both nationally and internationally at commercial level and is recognised for progression to other Beauty and Complementary Therapy programmes at Levels 2 and 3.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 19 December 2017
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