Diploma in Beauty Therapy General Level 2


Introduction to this course

This Level 2 Diploma has been specifically designed to help you develop you practical skills in a range of beauty techniques. Treatments covered by this course include eye treatments, facial skincare, waxing, manicure/pedicure and make up application.


How to Apply?

You can find out more about applying here


Entry Requirements

You need:


A to D in GCSE Maths and English


Basic ICT skills


Duration of this Course

This is a one year course (34 weeks). 2017/18 classes are every Tuesday and Wednesday from 5:30pm to 9:30pm starting from 19/09/2017.


Career Prospects

Following this course, you can apply for a Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy. With further training an experience, you can apply for a range of roles, such as Beautician or Mobile Therapist, with employers such as spas, salons and cruise liners.


How will I be Assessed?

You will be assessed through practical observations and theory-based assessments, including online exams, assignments and a range of interactive activities.


Course contents/units

Mandatory Units include:

  • B4 Provide Facial Skin Care Treatment
  • B5 Enhance the Appearance of Eyebrows and Lashes
  • B6 Carry Out Waxing Services
  • N2 Provide Manicure
  • N3 Pedicure Services
  • G20 Health and Safety
  • G18 Promote Additional Services or Products to Clients
  • G8 Develop and Maintain your Effectiveness at Work
  • G4 Fulfil salon reception duties
  • B8 Provide make up services


Expenses for this course

Course Fees 2017/18: £633


This is a minimum course cost. Please note that fees vary depending upon your personal circumstances and government funding. Additional membership and exam fees may also apply. First year cost only. Additional fees will apply for further years of the course. Please contact the Student & Customer Services Team on 01935 423921 for more information.


Kit – Approximately £240.

Jane Iredale make-up Kit - £150

Uniform - £68

Consumables - £30

Optional residential – Approximately £TBC

Professional Beauty show trip – £20

Additional Training courses offered throughout the year:

  • Sienna X Tanning Training
  • OPI Gel Training
  • Environ Skincare Training
  • Jane Iredale Make-Up