AGE

19+

START DATE

September 2024

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proficient in English reading, writing, listening and speaking

DURATION

1 year

FEES & FUNDING

£3,345 (loans available)

19+ Level 3 Diploma

Beauty Therapy

This course is a direct route to a career in beauty therapy for those aged 19+ with no experience, and includes the necessary Level 2 units so that you don’t have to spend extra time and money to become fully qualified as a beauty therapist.

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Course Overview

19+ Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

The 19+ Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is designed especially for those aged 19+ who want to take a direct route to a career in beauty therapy in the shortest time possible, without any prior experience or qualifications. Your course is embedded with the required Level 2 modules, which means you don’t have to spend additional time and money to gain a Level 2 qualification first. You’ll learn a broad range of basic techniques such as waxing, manicures and pedicures as well as more complex treatments such as facial skincare, massage, microdermabrasion and Indian head massage.

On successful completion of this course you will be fully qualified to work as a beauty therapist in a salon, spa, health club, hotel or even on a cruise ship. Practical learning takes place in LCBT’s own salon, where you will have the opportunity to practice your skills with real clients. We will provide you with a uniform to wear whilst you are at college and your own beauty kit to practice treatments.

Units

  • Facial Skincare
  • Body Massage
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Eyelash & Brow Treatments
  • Waxing Techniques
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Health & Safety Practice in the Salon
  • Pedicure Treatments
  • Manicure Treatments
  • Gel Polish
  • Client Care & Communication
  • Massage Using Pre-Blended Aromatherapy Oils

Enrichment

You’ll gain practical industry experience and have the opportunity to attend or take part in beauty industry shows, events and careers fairs to help build your knowledge, experience and professional network.

Assessment

Practical assessment, task assignments and online examination.

Awarding Body & Qualification

International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC)

Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments

Entry Requirements

Aged 19+

Proficient in English reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Overseas Students

Evidence of your legal right to study in the UK will be required. LCBT is unable to provide any assistance with visa applications.

Important Information

We are a diverse college and you may be in a group with students of all genders. You will be required to perform and receive all treatments with students on your course.  If you cannot have certain treatments performed for medical reasons please ensure you let us know when you apply.

Start Dates

September 2024

Duration & Timetable

One year, two days a week with occasional weekends and evenings.

Course fees

19+ with Advanced Learner Loan: £3,345

Private and overseas applicants: £3,617 (includes materials, uniform and exam fees)

Material fees

19+ with Advanced Learner Loan: £130

Private and overseas applicants: included in course fees

Uniform fees

19+ with Advanced Learner Loan: £42

Private and overseas applicants: included in course fees

Exam fees

19+ with Advanced Learner Loan: £100

Private and overseas applicants: included in course fees

Upon completion of your course you will achieve the Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy which qualifies you to work as a beauty therapist in a salon or spa, or even set up your own business as a self-employed beauty therapist.

Our careers advisors can help you decide on the route that is right for you and offer coaching and guidance to support you in securing a job in the beauty industry. You’ll also have access to our online Job Shop with current vacancies across the UK.

You may also wish to take additional qualifications such as: