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Beauty Therapy Studies Level 3 Diploma at South Essex College

Course description

To prepare for a career in the beauty industry and its related areas. Additionally, this course can lead to higher education in a relevant subject.


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Course content

  • electrical science
  • facial and body electrical
  • client care and consultation
  • body analysis
  • anatomy and physiology
  • Swedish massage
  • mechanical massage
  • health and safety
  • maths and English

Entry requirements

  • Beauty Specialist Techniques Level 2 Diploma plus maths and English at grade four/grade C, or equivalent
  • successful attendance at interview event
  • you will be required to purchase salon wear, equipment kit, textbooks and consumables


  • practical and written assessments
  • synoptic exam
  • exams

Financial information

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Future opportunities

  • you are prepared for employment in a beauty therapy salon, leisure centre, cruise liner or health farm

Further information

  • Perform treatments on paying clients in the commercial Beauty Academy
  • Visit trade shows and beauty salons
  • Meet guest speakers from industry
  • Undertake work experience
  • Attend continuing professional development sessions at least once a week from 1700 to 1830

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 23 November 2018
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