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Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy & Wellbeing

NVQ Beauty Therapy Diploma - G025

Conway Park Full Time Level 2

Or Application Form & Reference Form to be returned to Student Services

If you are interested in a career in the beauty therapy industry then this is the course for you. You will spend most of your week in our Beauty Salons working on models and clients.

Course Details

You will cover the following:

  • Facial Treatments
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Waxing
  • Eye Treatments
  • Make-Up
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Health and Safety
  • Reception Duties
  • Promoting Additional Services & Products
  • Client Care
  • Team Work
  • Use of Resources

Skills such as working with others, improving own performance and problem solving form part of the course and should help you gain employment.

During your course there will be opportunities for attending national shows and exhibitions where you can see some of the main wholesalers and manufacturers of equipment and products. Once a year we hold a college show and you will be expected to participate.

Entry Guidelines
  • Priority will be given to those aged 16-18 years old.
  • Relevant level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above (GCSE maths, English and science are desirable).
  • You need the skills for fine work e.g. accurate use of an eyeliner pencil or nail varnish brush.
  • A genuine interest in Beauty Therapy and an ability to communicate 1:1 with clients.
  • You must be prepared to give and receive treatments to/from other students on your course.
  • Satisfactory interview, assessment and reference or school report.
  • If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

You will need to provide your own uniform, following the college uniform policy (approximatley £40). We highly recommend that you purchase a kit to allow you to practise your skills (approximate cost £50).

Assessment Method

Assessments continue throughout the course both in practical and theory sessions. In addition there are VTCT online exams.

Additional Information

An early application is recommended for this course.

Reading & writing skills - You will need to produce written assignments.

Maths skills - You will need to measure products and work within specific timings.

This profession and course requires you to be able to carry out physical work for long periods of time. Reasonable adjustments will be made to accommodate disabilities.


Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C (grade 4 or above) in English and maths
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

This profession and course requires you to be able to carry out physical work for long periods of time. Reasonable adjustments will be made to accommodate disabilities.

Where can I progress to?
  • Employment prospects include: cruise liner, health farm, television, cosmetic companies as a representative, plus many other areas including airlines or self-employment.
  • Further Education opportunities include progression onto NVQ level 3 Beauty Therapy.

Apply Now

Starting 2nd September 2019 - Ending - 26th June 2020REF G025L001

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1275.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Wednesday 09:00 — 15:00 Conway Park
Thursday 10:30 — 17:00 Conway Park
Friday 13:30 — 17:00 Conway Park

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).

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