Beauty Therapy Level 3

egg-timerPart Time
arrowLevel 3
hatAdult PT
calendar33 Weeks
pinLancaster & Morecambe College
Start date: 14/09/2021

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

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

The City and Guilds VRQ certificate is a globally recognised qualification, giving candidates a wide scope of employment opportunities. The course is assessed in modules though a mixture of online tests, assignments and practical observations.

Learners will be in College 1 evening a week and based mostly in practical salon based classrooms. Theory elements of the course are delivered alongside the practical 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.

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

Progression Opportunities

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

  • Make-up Artist

Progression in the workplace can lead to management roles and after experience, teaching and training roles.

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: B31656-A1A