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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Beauty Therapy Level 3 VTCT Diploma

Level 3

Course code: H08D201
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > Full Time
Duration: 1 year
Subject area: Beauty Therapy,Hair & Beauty
Location: Hereford
Additional Costs - £55.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website https://hlnsc.ac.uk/fees/fees-guidance/

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

This Level 3 course will support you to gain employment as a beauty therapist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. You will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge through studying units such as intimate waxing, and applying spray tan and self-tan products. You can also learn about IT, data handling and contributing to the effective running of a beauty therapy business. You will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety, client care and communication. This qualification is the equivalent of up to 112 UCAS Points.

Why choose us

This course is designed to develop your practical beauty therapy skills in the College’s superb commercial training salons and clinic. Previous students have progressed to a range of exciting careers including running their own successful salons and providing treatments on cruise ships across the globe.

What you could do next

Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapies or employment as a beauty therapist in a variety of contexts, including working in commercial beauty salons/spas/cruise liners, working in a retail concession in a department store, working independently/ self-employed/mobile/home-based settings.

Popular modules

  • Client Care & Consultation

  • Self-tanning treatments

  • Head & Body Massage Treatments

  • Electrotherapy

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via online Exams & practical assessments

Entry requirements

A minimum of five GSCEs at grade 4, including English and/or maths or successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit grade and good progress with English and maths, ideally GCSE grade 4 or equivalent.