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If you are new to the beauty therapy industry with no previous experience and would like to gain a nationally recognised qualification in your own time – then Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2 is the course for you.

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General (QCF) is a job ready qualification based on National Occupational Standards.

If you need to start practicing as a mobile therapist, please spk with your tutor and based on our class room assessments and grasp of techniques you can also receive our Academy certificate which will enable you to obtain public liability insurance as soon as you finish your initial study period.  This can help  you to do mobile beauty treatments on clients.

This qualification will provide you with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as a beauty therapist. Throughout this qualification you will ensure responsibility to reduce risks to health and safety, promote additional services or products to clients, develop and maintain your effectiveness at work, provide facial skincare treatment, enhance the appearance of eyebrows and lashes, carry out waxing services and provide pedicure and manicure services.

Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety practices in a salon environment and how to promote client care and communications in beauty related industries.

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    Entry Requirements
  • Cost includes
  • Exams
  • Progression

You will complete the Beauty Therapy Level 2 practical training with us.  The first 5 contact days are mandatory to attend.  In these days you will learn the theory and practical of the key modules :

  • Waxing
  • Facial treatments
  • Manicure and Pedicure
  • Make Up
  • Lash Tint and brow treatments 


While you are on the course each week students are required to do the homework set by the tutor.  Basically learners are required to spend the rest of the week revising the theory and practical learnt the previous week.

During this time learners will have full access to our online learning portal, course book and tutor handouts for revision.

After the first five contact days, learners can continue to come in on the appointed day for supervised tutor practice and start doing their practical assessments.  Please note that learners need to being in their kit, consumables, towels, and models to practice.  Learners can do practice on each other too. 

Learners' enrolments are valid for one year from the date they enrol.  These can be extend at a nominal cost if needed.  Normally minimum duration to finish the course work for an average student is 12 weeks.  

The course is accredited with Vocational and Charitable Trust (VTCT) and is mapped on the national qualification framework.


  • Learners need to have a good understanding of written and spoken English
  • Need to have access to computer and internet
  • Enthusiasm to learn and practice massage
  • Devote 5-6hrs per week home study  while on the course
  • Be able to balance study with other commitments



  • Professional training environment
  • Access to online learning portal which includes step by step videos
  • Guided learning with tutor support for home study
  • NVQ Student Handbook
  • Advice on starting your business
  • Advice on procuring products and equipment
  • Exam fees
  • Learning environment that is friendly and safe
  • You can pay for fast track 12 week course in 3 easy instalments.  If you are unsure that you will be finishing the course in 12 weeks or not then we can only split the instalments into two.  
  • Non refundable deposit of £299 plus vat is needed to secure your place on the course.


Learners will do the theory exams at any point which they feel ready by booking the exams.  This can be done by sending an email to

Practical assessments can be booked on a Monday with the course tutor directly by sending an email to



 The mandatory course units are:

Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety:

  • Two observations and written asignments


Promote additional products or service to customers:

  • Three observations and written assignments


Develop and maintain effectiveness at work:

  • One observation and written assignments


Provide facial skin care treatment:

  • Two external exam
  •  Three observations and written assignment


Enhance the appearance of eyebrow and eyelashes:

  • One external exam
  • Three  observatons and written assignments


Carry out waxing services:

  • Two external exams
  • Four observations and written assignments

Provide manicure service:

  • Two external exams
  • Three  observations and written assignments


Provide pedicure services:

  • Two external exams
  • Three observations and written assignments


Optional course units are:


Provide make-up services:

  • Two external exams,
  • Observations and writtena ssignments

Fulfil salon reception duties:

  • no external exam, observation and written assignments


This is an approved qualification for working as an advanced beauty therapist specialising in a salon. It also provides a sound platform for further learning or training.


This qualification provides progression opportunities to the following VTCT qualifications:


  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General (QCF)
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Massage (QCF)
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Make-up (QCF)


Progression opportunities also exist in the form of specialist VTCT vocationally related qualifications at Levels 2 and 3.


Mason Miller

I pursued beauty therapy level 2 NVQ course. The course itself is quite good and the classes are very enjoyable too!
04/02/2015 01:57:38

Lucy Davies

Amazing Experience! I successfully completed my Diploma for Level 2 Beauty Therapy course and just can’t wait to treat clients and earn some money.
28/08/2014 02:15:00


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