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VTCT Level 2 Award in Facial Massage & Skin Care

VTCT Level 2 Award in Facial Massage & Skin Care


This VTCT Level 2 Award in Facial Massage and Skin Care is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your theory and practical skills in consultation, skin analysis, cleanse, steam, extraction, massage, mask and aftercare.


Underpinning this qualification, you will develop a sound knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification as well as health and safety practices in a salon environment and how to promote client care and communications in beauty related industries.


This fast-track course can be completed around your commitments making it the perfect choice for those wanting a good balance of classroom teaching and home learning


You will also be required to do some home-based learning to practice your skills and complete homework as part of this course.


We are committed to making our assessments a supportive and encouraging experience. Our highly experienced tutors will always ensure you are relaxed and confident before undergoing any assessment modules.

  • Course units

    ➖ Provide facial skin care

    ➖ Follow health and safety practice in the salon

    ➖ Client care and communication in beauty related industries

  • Entry requirements

    ➖ No previous experience required

    ➖ Good standard of English sufficient to complete the course competences and online examinations.

    ➖ Students must be over 16 years old to enrol on this course

  • When does the course start?

    The Level 2 Facial Massage and Skin Care course starts every February and September.

    We also run additional courses throughout the year - please contact us for details


  • How long is the course?

    ➖ 4 days (1 day per week)

    ➖ 10am - 5pm

    ➖ Maximum class size: 12 students

  • How will I be assessed?

    ➖ Online theory tests (multiple choice)

    ➖ Observations and oral questioning

    ➖ Practical assessments and assignments

    ➖ Portfolio evidence

  • Do I need to bring a model?

    No. However, you can bring a model for your practical assessments if you wish to. At all other times students will be expected to practice on each other.

  • What do I need to buy for this course?

    ➖ Stationery - notepad and pen

    ➖ Uniform - therapist tunic, black trousers and black flat closed toe shoes

    ➖ Equipment - whilst you are training with us, we provide all the products and equipment you will need for your practical assessments

  • What can I do with this qualification?

    You can seek employment as Junior Beauty Therapist within commercial sectors such beauty salons, spas, health clubs or in the retail sector or as a self-employed beauty therapist, or you can progress onto other Level 2 Beauty related courses.

    We also offer a range of progressive courses that will complement this qualification and extend the services you can offer to clients once you start working in the industry.

  • Payment options

    ➖ Pay in full - £359 plus VAT (£430.80 total) this includes the VTCT registration

    ➖ Pay in 2 interest free instalments - example £200 deposit, then the balance by the end of the course

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