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VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy


This VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a comprehensive vocational qualification that will advance your career as a beauty therapist. The course covers all the advanced treatments expected from a highly qualified beauty therapist.


This qualification is becoming increasingly in demand by salons and professional establishment, making it an essential qualification for anyone wanting to thrive in the industry.


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 body massage

    ➖ Provide facial electrotherapy treatments

    ➖ Provide body electrotherapy treatments

    ➖ Provide electrical epilation

    ➖ Apply micro dermabrasion

    ➖ Contribute to the effective running of business

    ➖ Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon

    ➖ Client care and communication in beauty related industries

    ➖ Working 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 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy course starts every February and September

  • How long is the course?

    ➖ 18 weeks (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 need to complete your practical assessments

  • What can I do with this qualification?

    You can seek employment as Senior Beauty Therapist, or you can progress onto our Level 4 Laser & IPL course.

    The VTCT Level 3 in Beauty Therapy is a highly sought-after qualification that will enable you to work in any area within the beauty sector. You can seek employment in commercial sectors such beauty salons, spas, health clubs or in the retail sector or as a self-employed freelancer. You may even decide to progress within the lucrative aesthetics sector or use your internationally accredited qualification to work in hotels or cruise liners around the globe.

    We also offer a range of progressive short 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 - £1600 plus VAT (£1920 total) this includes the VTCT registration

    ➖ Pay in 4 months interest free instalments - example £250 deposit, then 3 x monthly instalments

    ➖ Funded - 19+ Learner Loan

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