VTCT Diploma in Beauty Therapy - Holistics Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Level

Level
3

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time

Location

Location
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
22 September 2020

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

There are no formal qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification. However, you must have an interest in beauty and literacy and numeracy levels at level 2. A level 2 qualification in beauty would be desirable.

In a nutshell

The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Beauty Therapy has been designed to develop your practical beauty therapy skills.

This course is for you if...

... You have a keen interest in beauty therapy
... You want to develop your practical skills further
... You’d like to specialise in holistic therapies

What will I be doing?

In this qualification you will cover:

  • Body massage
  • Health and safety
  • Client communication skills
  • Provide massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils
  • Providing an Indian Head Massage
  • Apply stone therapy massage

You’ll also develop sound theoretical knowledge and understanding to underpin all the practical skills gained in class.

This qualification is approved and supported by the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC), the standard setting body for the beauty therapy industry.

You’ll be assessed via observations, witness statements, written questions, oral questions, case studies, evidence of prior learning and audio-visual media. Upon completion, you’ll gain the VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Beauty Therapy.

What is expected of me?

There are no formal qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification. However, you must have an interest in beauty and literacy and numeracy levels at level 2. A level 2 qualification in beauty would be desirable.

You’ll need to be self-motivated, hardworking, have a friendly personality and a high level of personal presentation.

Attendance and punctuality for all sessions is a major requirement of this course.

You’ll be expected to work on realistic clients in a commercial environment and will also be responsible for developing your own 'client base'.

What comes next?

On completion of this qualification you may choose to undertake further study; qualifications you could study next include:

Level 3 Diploma in Beauty

Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy

Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments

Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management

Foundation Degree in Business

Alternatively, upon completion of this qualification a wide range of employment opportunities as a senior beauty therapist may become available to you. These could include working in the following types of businesses:

  • Beauty salons
  • Cruise ships
  • Product companies
  • Beauty retail environments
  • Day spa
  • Destination spa
  • Prisons
  • Hospitals and hospices
  • Working on an independent self-employed basis

Additional information

Code of dress:

  • Tunic with trousers and black shoes must be worn in salons
  • Hair must be neatly tied back off the face
  • Nail extensions & varnish must not be worn
  • No piercings and jewellery, only a wedding ring is allowed to be worn in the salon

You’ll be expected to purchase a uniform and holistic kit. The cost of this is approximately £200- £275.

Where can I study VTCT Diploma in Beauty Therapy - Holistics Level 3?

EPDI0445AC
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 22 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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