Post 16: VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

 (Equivalent to 1 A-Level)

The Beauty Therapy programme is aimed at those who have already had an insight to beauty. It is an excellent way for students to perfect a range of advanced techniques help students progress life skills in to their career.

This is a pass or fail course. Each unit includes both practical and theory-based assessment methods, including; online tests, assignments, graded practical assessments. Assessment is ongoing throughout the year, where they will be expected to work on paying clients in our commercial salon and spa. All theory and practical work will be collated and presented in an evidence portfolio.

This qualification will lead to a Post 16 qualification in Level 3 Diploma in Beauty therapy. Which units include monitoring health and safety, hot stone massage and Indian head massage.


Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 7 units and earn a minimum of 32 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref. Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UV20398 A/601/3987 Provide facial skincare 2 7 56
UV20418 J/601/3555 Remove hair using waxing techniques 2 6 57
UV20419 F/601/3554 Provide eyelash and brow treatments 2 4 36
UV20453 A/601/4458 Client care and communication in beauty-related industries 2 2 20
UV20470 T/601/4569 Provide manicure treatments 2 5 48
UV20471 R/601/4448 Provide pedicure treatments 2 5 48
UV20483 R/600/8763 Follow health and safety practice in the salon 2 3 22

Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 2 units and earn a minimum of 8 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref. Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UV20420 H/601/3563 Apply skin tanning techniques 2 4 30
UV20437 J/601/4222 Apply make-up 2 5 41
UV20438 L/601/4223 Instruction on make-up application 2 5 34
UV20439 F/601/5482 Provide ear piercing 2 2 17
UV20442 D/601/5487 Provide threading services for hair removal 2 4 29
UV20446 A/601/4217 Remove hair using sugaring 2 4 29
UV20472 L/601/4450 Provide nail art 2 3 24
UV20473 H/601/5877 Provide eyelash perming 2 2 20
UV20489 A/600/8773 Salon reception duties 2 3 24
UV20490 J/600/8761 Display stock to promote sales in a salon 2 3 24

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