Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies
The Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as a junior beauty therapist. This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a junior beauty therapist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 1 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.
This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a junior therapist including, mandatory units covering the following: facial skincare, waxing, eyelash and eyebrow treatments, manicure, pedicure, client care and health and safety.
You will also have the opportunity to further develop your understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: the application of tanning techniques, applying make-up and instruction on make-up application, removing hair using alternatives to wax such as threading or sugaring, eyelash perming, ear piercing or the creative skill of nail art, reception duties and displaying stock to promote sales. The structure of this qualification provides you with the flexibility to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills required to become a junior beauty therapist.
Assignment - Yes Exam - Yes Practical - Yes Kit Required - Yes*
*A kit list will be sent to you. You can choose either to purchase the items yourself or centre
can provide a complete kit for you, the cost of which will be added to the cost of your course.
Mandatory Units - 32 Credits
Follow health and safety practice in the salon: 3 Credits
Client care and communication in beauty related industries: 2 Credits
Provide facial skincare: 7 Credits
Remove hair using waxing techniques: 6 Credits
Provide eyelash and brow treatments: 4 Credits
Provide manicure treatments: 5 Credits
Provide pedicure treatments: 5 Credits
Optional Units - 8 (minimum) Credits
Apply make-up: 5 Credits
Salon reception duties: 3 Credits
Apply skin tanning techniques: 4 Credits
Instruction on make-up application: 5 Credits
Provide ear piercing: 2 Credits
Provide threading services for hair removal: 4 Credits
Remove hair using sugaring: 4 Credits
Provide nail art: 3 Credits
Provide eyelash perming: 2 Credits
Display stock to promote sales in a salon: 3 Credits