Beauty Therapy Level 2

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arrowLevel 2
hatAdult PT
calendar30 Weeks
pinLancaster & Morecambe College
Start date: 14/09/2021

This course offers the opportunity to learn the skills necessary for employment in a Beauty Therapy profession. You will learn techniques which are in demand from employers in the Beauty Therapy industry.

Entry Requirements

There is no formal entry criteria for this course, just a commitment to your studies.

The qualification is suitable for anyone already employed in Beauty and Hairdressing establishments or anyone who wishes to acquire expertise in this area. As you will be working with members of the public you need to be enthusiastic, confident and enjoy working with people on a daily basis. To remain on the course you will need to show your commitment to the course by having excellent attendance, punctuality and behaviour.

Course Activities

This course has been designed to support you through a Level 2 qualification in Beauty Therapy.

Topics to be covered will include:

  • Working in Beauty Related Industries

  • Maintaining Health & Safety in the Salon

  • Client Care & Communication

  • Providing Facial Skin Care

  • Promoting Additional Products or Services to Clients

  • Removing Hair Using Waxing Techniques

  • Providing Manicure Treatments

  • Providing Pedicure Treatments

  • Providing Eyelash & Brow Treatments

  • Creating an Image Based on a Theme

  • Applying Make-up

  • Salon Reception Duties

Course activities will be tailored around the standards within the City and Guilds units, to give you a clear understanding of the subject and inform you of improvements to be made found through tutor observation and feedback. You will be assessed on your practical performance, coursework, assignment submissions and online exams.

You will be in College 2 evenings a week which will equate to a mix of practical and theory classes tailored to suit the needs of the course. There will be home study involved.

We offer several activities on the course including trips, guest speaker visits and additional one-day training opportunities including spray tanning, ear-piercing and lash lifts.

Guest Speakers invited throughout the year include Steiner on board Spa and Eve Taylor (beauty products).

Progression Opportunities

Students may choose to continue their studies within College by progressing onto one of the following courses:

  • Level 3 Beauty Therapy FT or PT

  • Level 2 Hair & Media Make-up FT

  • Level 3 Theatrical & Media Make-up FT

Upon completion of this course students will also have the opportunity to move into entry level jobs within the Beauty Therapy industry, roles may include:

  • Beauty Therapist

  • Beauty Consultant

  • Nail Technician

  • Salon Receptionist

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


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: B30223-A1C