Course Type / Attendance

Full Time

Subject Area

Hair and Beauty

Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

1 year


City Campus


16-18 Year Olds



Course Level




Home / Course / Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 2

Who is this course for?

This course is for 16-18 year olds who wish to make a career for themselves in the beauty therapy industry.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You will need at least two GCSEs at grade 4 including English Language and preferably maths. You will also be required to take a skills assessment at the start of the course.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course covers the following areas of beauty therapy:

  • Health and safety
  • Client care and communication
  • Working in beauty related industries
  • Facial skin care
  • Waxing
  • Manicure application
  • Pedicure application
  • Make-up application
  • Eye treatment
  • Create and image
  • Reception duties

How you will learn

You will learn through a variety of teaching methods including practical work in our purpose built fully working salon and theory and written assessments.

Where could this course take you?

There are many career opportunities for beauty therapists, including working in a salon, self-employment, or working overseas in hotels or on board cruise ships.

You may also wish to progress onto a NVQ Level 2 in Beauty Therapy or VRQ Level 3 programme.

What costs will you incur?

You will incur the following costs:

  • Kit £89
  • Tunic £16.79