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Course Code
25202 23
Course Title
Level 2
1 Year(s)
Entry Requirements

You should have 4 GCSE grades 9-3 or A* - D or equivalent, this should include English and maths. You must also have a keen interest in the beauty industry and a willingness to learn.

Start Date
September 2023
16-18 £0.00
Funded £0.00
Non-Funded £0.00

Will the course give me what I want?

The VTCT Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualification will provide you with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as a beauty therapist.

Course content

Beauty Therapy covers different aspects of Beauty Therapy such as Facials, Manicures, Pedicures, Make-up, Waxing and Eye Treatments.


All lessons take place at the main Kingsway campus in Dunstable

How will I learn?

You will learn through a mix of theory and practical sessions, which will take place in our modern salons.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through a variety of methods for each unit. There are 11 exams on the course, these are multiple choice on a computer. Within each unit you will complete written tasks, and complete a set number of practical assessments.

Equipment and other costs

You will need to purchase a kit, which costs £161. This will be used in all of your practical sessions, and is yours to keep at the end of the course. You will also be required to purchase a uniform which consists of a tunic and trousers, at a cost of £39.10 (plus P+P). The final part of the uniform is a pair of suitable black shoes, which you will need to provide.

What additional work outside of college will I need to do?

You will be given short tasks to complete each week, which form the basis for your coursework.

Do I need to find a work placement? Do I need a DBS?

No, there is no work placement attached, but you will be given opportunities throughout the course to put yourself into a real world scenario.

What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed onto?

Level 2 Hair and Media Make-Up, Level 3 Beauty, Apprenticeships, Level 2 Hairdressing

What are the expected employment sectors for this course?

Working in a salon/spa, setting up a business, hair and beauty retail, cruise ships, centre parcs, hotels and spas.