Part Time

Subject Area

Hair, Beauty and Barbering

Course Length

30 weeks


City Campus





Course Level




Home / Course / Beauty Therapy NVQ Diploma Level 2

Who is this course for?

This is a nationally recognised qualification for those looking to commence a career in the Beauty Therapy, Spa and Leisure industry UK or nationally and for those wishing to progress from Level 1 in a related subject area.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You will be required to take a skills assessment at the start of the course.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course covers a range of practical beauty skills and relevant theoretical knowledge to prepare you for either entry into the beauty industry or progression to the next level and includes;

  • Facial skin care
  • Provide waxing
  • Provide manicure
  • Provide Pedicure
  • Apply make up
  • Salon reception duties
  • Client care communication products & services
  • Maths & English (if applicable)

How you will learn

Assessment is undertaken through observed practical tasks within our commercial salons.

Assessment of written work and assignment work is undertaken within a classroom.

Additional activities include;

  • Home study using Moodle
  • Competition work
  • Visits to external companies
  • Guest Speakers


Where could this course take you?

After successfully completing the course you could apply your skills to find work in the beauty industry or progress on to a Level 3 Beauty Therapy course.

What costs will you incur?

Depending on your circumstances you may need to pay for the following:

  • Registration Fee £46.10*
  • Textbooks approx. £12*
  • Work wear approx. £16.97*
  • Kit approx. £89*
  • Stationery
  • Deposit for Locker Key £5
  • Personal expenses during educational visits.
  • Certification Fee £21

If you have not yet achieved a full level 2 (i.e. 5 GCSE’s at C) this course may be free

*May be applicable. Contact Student Services for more information on 0191 511 6000.