Yeovil College | Beauty Therapy - Level 3

Beauty Therapy - Level 3


Introduction to this course

This qualification is based on National Occupation Standards for Beauty Therapy and is designed for students who wish to advance within the profession or have ambitions to manage or own a salon. You will learn a range of advanced treatment techniques, including electrical face and body treatments, electrolysis, body massage, eyelash extensions and intimate waxing. You will also complete additional training in specialist treatments, including Environ skincare, Sono-phoresis, Jane Iredale make up, St Tropez tanning and Gellish nails..

There is an optional residential to a European country and a compulsory week of work experience to broaden your understanding of industry. Learners are encouraged to practice their skills outside of lessons.


How to Apply?

You can find out more about applying here


Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the Level 2 Beauty Therapy or equivalent qualification to join this study programme.


Duration of this course

One Year


Career Prospects

When you successfully complete this Level 3 study programme, you will have the necessary understanding and skills to undertake a Senior Beauty Therapist, Head Therapist or Salon Manager role or to work as a self-employed Beauty Therapist. You may consider positions such as Nail Technician, Trainer or TV Make Up Artist in sectors including the cosmetics industry, sales or cruise liners.


How will I be assessed?

Your progress will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence, a multiple choice online exams and practical and theory assessments.


Course Content/Units

  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities
  • Provide body electrical treatments
  • Provide facial electrical treatments
  • Provide body massage treatments
  • Provide electrical epilation treatments
  • Provide Indian head massage

Expenses for this course

Beauty Kit costs - £154.80

Uniform - £68.00

Optional Trip – Approximately £TBC