City & Guilds Diploma NVQ in Beauty Therapy Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Level

Level
2

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time

Location

Location
Crosskeys Campus

Start Date

Start Date
01 September 2020

Duration

Duration
1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

To enrol, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above (to include either Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language) or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area, to include either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language grade.

In a nutshell

Are you interested in Beauty Therapy and / or considering a career as a Beauty Therapist? If the answer is yes, whatever your age, then this course is the one for you!

This course is for you if...

...you have a keen interest in Beauty Therapy

...you would like to learn new beauty skills and techniques to further improve your existing ability

...you are considering a career as a Beauty Therapist

What will I be doing?

You’ll learn about:

  • Make up
  • Skin Care
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Eye treatments
  • Waxing
  • Nail art
  • client consultations
  • Retailing
  • Reception
  • Additional units may include permanent lashes, nail enhancements and cosmetic camouflage.

The course is delivered through a combination of:

  • Real salon environments at the college working on clients
  • Practical workshops
  • Work placement - either weekly or on block
  • Demonstrations
  • Commercial sessions
  • Theory classes
  • Role play exercises
  • Group work
  • Visits and trips to cosmetic companies and industry demonstrations

In addition to your course, you’ll be encouraged to participate in:

  • In-house college competitions
  • Skills Competition Wales and World Skills
  • Community activities
  • Product and treatment awareness industry days

You’ll be assessed through practical assessments, assignments, projects and multiple-choice online tests covering the underpinning knowledge.

Upon completion of the course you’ll gain:

  • NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy

What is expected of me?

To enrol, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above (to include either Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language) or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area, to include either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language grade.

You’ll need to be self-motivated, hardworking, take pride in your appearance, be numerate and have a friendly personality. There will be an expectation that you attend work placements in your programme.

All classes take place on campus, and there may be one evening per week when you’ll be required to attend college until 7.30pm.

What comes next?

NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy or Complementary Therapies.

It is highly recommended that you complete the two year programme (Level 2 and Level 3 Beauty Therapy) to equip you with the qualifications required to be employed as a fully qualified Beauty Therapist.

Additional information

Dress code:

  • Uniform
  • Hair must be neatly tied back off the face
  • No piercings and only a wedding ring is allowed to be worn in the salon

You’ll need to purchase a uniform and beauty kit costing approximately £240- £295, and dditional costs could occur during the year for educational visits.

Where can I study City & Guilds Diploma NVQ in Beauty Therapy Level 2?

CPDI0443AA
Crosskeys Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 01 September 2020

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change

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