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.
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.