Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Evening)


The Hair and Beauty industry is a very exciting and dynamic sector of employment and offers a variety of career options. This programme will equip you with the skills required to become a beauty therapist. It is a practical-based course and you will be assessed on your competency to perform treatments. The theoretical knowledge underpins the practical skills.

Where can I study?

What will I learn?

You will gain a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills, equipping you with knowledge and understanding. You will also develop a range of techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for gaining employment within the industry.

Example modules
Improve and maintain facial skin condition
Eyelash and eyebrow treatments
Remove hair using waxing techniques
Manicure treatment

How will I be assessed?

You will carry out a range of practical assessments within a commercial working environment. You will also collate theoretical evidence in the form of assignments, projects and tests.

Entry requirements

At least 1 GCSE grade 4-9 (A-C) ideally in maths or English and/or Level 1 Beauty Therapy.

Additional information

Students will need to purchase a Beauty and make-up kit, uniform and text books at a cost of approximately £300. During the course there will be the opportunity to attend workshops and exhibitions at an approximate cost of £100.


The direct progression from this programme would be any of the NVQ Level 3 Diplomas in Beauty Therapy.

Career opportunities

Positions which would be open to you will include Beautician or Beauty Consultant.

Costs & funding


Course Specification

Qualification type: Level 2
Mode of study: Classroom Based
Start date: September
Course code: PBEAUL2DP
Duration (weeks): 36

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Fees for 2018/19 are yet to be confirmed. Please contact Admissions for further information 

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