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Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques

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Information about this Course

Study Type
Full Time

Course Area
Beauty Therapy

1 Year

Entry Requirements

Three GCSEs at grade 9-3 including English and Maths, or a ‘steppingstone’ English and Maths qualification. 

Course Information

This is a demanding course, and home study will be essential. You will learn the basic skills required for beauty therapy by attending and participating in practical workshop sessions in our training salons and working on peers and family or friends. You will also attend theory lessons and complete assignments and/or exams for each unit.

Your study programme will consist of the following units:

·         Follow health and safety practices in the salon 

·         Provide facial skincare

·         Remove hair using waxing techniques

·         Provide eyelash and brow treatments

·         Apply make-up

·         Client care and communication in beauty-related industries

·         Provide manicure treatments

·         Provide pedicure treatments

·         Salon reception duties

·         Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector

·         Provide nail art

·         Apply skin tanning techniques

Once you have completed this year you are able to progress onto a Level 3 Beauty Therapy course, seek an Apprenticeship or enter employment.