Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Beauty Therapy

The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a substantial vocational qualification that will confirm your competence as a beauty therapist.

Course Content

The primary outcome of the Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is to prepare you to enter the specific sector of beauty therapy as a beauty therapist. All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of a beauty therapist.

The Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a beauty therapist. This qualification is designed to support you to gain employment as a beauty therapist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role.

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty therapist including:

  • providing body massage
  • face and body electrotherapy
  • health and safety and client care

You will also have the opportunity to develop your understanding and skills further by selecting a number of optional units which include:

  • massage with pre-blended oils
  • electrical epilation
  • individual permanent lashes
  • intimate waxing
  • self-tanning, nail enhancements
  • Indian head massage
  • microdermabrasion
  • stone therapy

The structure of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career as a beauty therapist.

Throughout this qualification, you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and beauty therapy products and equipment. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the skin and apply a variety of beauty therapy products and electrical equipment using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

Course Specifications

Awarding Body Focus Awards
Assessment Method This qualification is assessed by portfolio of evidence.
Course Delivery Paper-based
Funding Funding available via an Advanced Learning Loan.
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