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Beauty Therapy (Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma) — Full-time

Course outline

This course is a great choice if you are ready to start your career in the beauty industry and have a passion for making people feel pampered and good about themselves.

You’ll learn treatments including:

  • Gel nail extensions
  • Facials
  • Eyelash and eyebrow treatments
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Waxing
  • Make-up techniques
  • Reception duties and sales skills
  • Communication skills
  • Salon etiquette
  • Professionalism in the workplace

You can expect a dedicated team of lecturers who still work in the industry, so have up to date skills and experience.

This will be a hands-on learning experience to ensure you get a solid grounding in the main beauty therapy techniques, using high quality products such as Dermalogica and OPI brands, in our well-equipped training salons.

You’ll need to complete a work experience placement as part of your course

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2023/24.

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Location Date
Stoney Street
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: Monday 4th September 2023

Course code: C021823 / Q021824

Qualification

Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Duration

1 year

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grades 9–3 (A*–D), including English and maths – one of English or Maths must be grade 9–4 (A*–C).

Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3 (D) and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4 (C) or above.

All students must undertake and pass a practical dexterity test prior to enrolment to ensure you are suitable for this course.

If you are a progressing student, you must have achieved 90% attendance and passed a relevant Level 1 course. Please speak to your tutor regarding your progression options.

Teaching & assessment

You will be assessed via practical observations, assignments, portfolio, and theory-based units and tests.

Progression

Choose to follow with further study on our Level 3 Beauty Therapy programme. You could also move into an apprenticeship role within a salon.

Additional information

You will need to buy a kit and uniform. Kit and uniform costs are to be confirmed and can be discussed at interview.

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.

Nottingham College is proud to have been recognised as a Ragdale Hall Spa College of Excellence.