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Beauty Therapy Level 2 Extended Diploma

Retail and Commercial Enterprise

Retail and Commercial Enterprise
Retail and Commercial Enterprise

What will you be working towards?

Code 5034/020
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


This Level 2 Diploma is seen as the first step towards a career as a professional beauty therapist. On this course you will develop beauty therapy skills in areas such as basic manicure, pedicure, make-up application, nail art, face painting, salon reception, health and safety, and creating retail displays. You will also develop the right standard of English and maths for the workplace. You will have an opportunity to carry out services on paying clients, and develop excellent customer service and teamwork skills through reception duty. You will also get the chance to visit the professional beauty exhibition in London.

How will it be delivered?

Your knowledge and understanding in these units will be collected in a portfolio of evidence. Guidance for this will come from your assessor. Your assessor may also ask questions to confirm your knowledge and understanding. Your assessor will also observe your practical performance in one assessment. Your grade will be determined by achievement of assessment criteria and achievement of additional performance standards.

Entry requirements

You must achieve at least four GCSEs at D/3 or above in different subjects including English and maths, or an equivalent Level 1 vocational qualification.

Your next steps...

In order to carry out a wider range of professional treatments and increase your employment prospects it is advisable to progress to the Level 3 Beauty Therapy Diploma, Level 3 Complementary Therapy or Level 3 Diploma in Make-up Artistry


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