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Beauty Therapy Courses at Lancaster & Morecambe College

Beauty Therapy Level 3

egg-timerFull Time
arrowLevel 3
hat16-18, Adult FT
calendar1 Year
pinLancaster & Morecambe College
Start date: 04/09/2023

The Beauty Therapy Level 3 programme focuses on advanced treatments which include a variety of body massage techniques, advanced electrical facial treatments and body treaments, along with holistic therapies such as Indian head massage and stone therapy.

The course also contains theory elements of business promotions and relevant health and safety, focused on managerial duties. You will also take part in work in commercial salons to gain experience in a real work environment and develop your customer care and communication skills, preparing you for industry employment.

Course Overview

This course is assessed in modules though a mixture of online tests, assignments and practical observations.

You will be in College 3 days a week and will be mainly based in practical salon based classrooms. Theory elements of the course are delivered alongside the practical elements to embed the skills and knowledge in a relevant setting. A minimal amount of home study will be required particularly for revision and if assignment based work is required.

You are able to access a range of additional training courses from leading industry professionals and brands to further enhance your skills such as Sienna X tanning, LVL lash extensions/lifts and Studex ear piercing (subject to additional fees and availability).

Industry Links

As part of your course you will undertake two weeks (30 hours) work placement at a salon of your choosing to experience the real life working environment, developing your confidence, customer service and communication skills.

Progression Routes

Upon completion you can progress to employment, self-employment, and may work nationally or even internationally. Progression in the workplace can lead to management roles and after experience, your career may lead to teaching and training others.

There are many exciting employment opportunities in the Beauty Therapy industry, including:

  • Beauty Therapist

  • Beauty Consultant

  • Nail Technician

  • Salon Receptionist

  • Salon Manager

  • Massage Therapist

You can discover all the opportunities available to you by exploring the full list of careers in the industry.

Entry Requirements

To study this course, you must:

  • Show enthusiasm for the subject area

  • Have evidence of good skills in practical subjects

  • Enjoy working with other people

  • Have a commitment to study ( punctuality, attendance & behaviour)

  • Be able to work independently

You must have achieved a Level 2 in Beauty Therapy.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this course, please click 'Apply' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Admissions Team will be in touch with you.

For more information, advice and guidance please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306306 or email

Course code: A30014-A1A