Course Type / Attendance

Full Time, Skills & Qualifications

Subject Area

Hair and Beauty

Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

1 year


City Campus


16-18 Year Olds, Adult



Course Level



City Spa & Salon

Home / Course / Beauty Therapy NVQ Diploma Level 3

Who is this course for?

The course is for people looking for progress from an NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy course or for fully qualified beauty therapist wishing to further their career in the beauty sector.

You will also need to take a dexterity test.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You will need to have completed a NVQ Level 2 qualification in Beauty Therapy. You will also be required to pass a skills assessment prior to starting the course.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course covers the following units:

  • Provide self-tanning treatments
  • Provide specialised electrical face and body treatments
  • Provide electrical epilation
  • Provide semi-permanent eyelashes
  • Provide body massage
  • Planning and implementing promotional activity

How you will learn

This course is taught using both practical and theoretical methods in our modern training facilities and you will be continuously assessed throughout the course.

Where could this course take you?

After successfully completing the course you will be able to look for work in the industry. There are many career opportunities for a qualified beauty therapist work in a salon, run your own business, cosmetic companies, work in hotels, spa’s, health clubs and cruise liners. You could also progress to higher education to complete a degree within a similar area.

What costs will you incur?

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

  • Uniform
  • Registration
  • Kit
  • Text books
  • Stationery

If you are aged 19 or over, on the first day of your course, studying at Level 3 or above, you are able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the costs of your course, similar to arrangements for higher education students.