Course Type / Attendance

Full Time, Skills & Qualifications

Subject Area

Hair and Beauty

Start Date

September 2018

Course Length

1 year


City Campus


16-18 Year Olds, Adult



Course Level


Home / Course / Spa Therapy NVQ Diploma Level 3

Who is this course for?

This course is for people looking to progress from a Level 2 beauty therapy course who are interested in a career in the Beauty or Spa industry.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You will need to have completed a NVQ Level 2 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?

The course covers the following units:

  • Provide body massage treatments
  • Provide stone therapy treatments
  • Provide body wrapping and floatation treatments
  • Monitor clients and the operation of sauna, steam and hydrotherapy treatments
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Pre-blended aromatherapy massage
  • Planning and implementing promotional activity

How you will learn

This course is taught using both practical and theoretical methods in our modern training and spa 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 progress into employment. There are career opportunities for spa therapists to work within a spa, cruise liners and abroad. You could progress into higher education and go on to study a spa management degree or similar at university.

What costs will you incur?

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

  • Uniform
  • Text books
  • Registration
  • 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.