Hair & Beauty | VTCT Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments | Level 3

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What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title VTCT LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA IN BEAUTY THERAPY
Code FE0286-1C
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

Based in our professional salon, this course covers all the required elements for a career as an employed or self-employed beauty therapist. You will learn to provide a wide range of treatments, as well as gaining knowledge in physiology, anatomy, and health and safety.

Our industry-experienced teachers will also support you to develop skills such as customer service, commercial awareness, team working and research.

Details

Course content

Course units:

  • Working in beauty related industries
  • Facial electrotherapy treatments
  • Body electrotherapy treatments
  • Body massage
  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • Health and safety practice in the salon
  • Massage using aromatherapy oils
  • Micro-dermabrasion
  • Technological developments within the hair and beauty sector

Entry requirements

To start on this Level 3 course, you must have successfully completed the Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy.

Your next steps...

Further study & future careers

Further study

Whilst the primary purpose of this course is to prepare learners for employment, you may choose to develop your knowledge and skills further by completing a specialist qualification at Level 2 or 3 in beauty therapy, holistic therapies, sports therapy or make-up.

Future careers

These qualifications allow you to become a member of the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) or Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT). There are employment opportunities in:

  • Commercial salons
  • Destination/day spas
  • Hotels
  • Cruise ships
  • Independent/self-employed/mobile /home-based settings