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VTCT NVQ 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

VTCT NVQ 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy


The VTCT NVQ 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a comprehensive vocational qualification that will kick start your career as a beauty therapist. This course covers all the treatments expected from a qualified beauty therapist and is essential for anyone wanting to enter and thrive in the beauty 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 facial skin care treatment

    ➖ Provide manicure services

    ➖ Provide pedicure services

    ➖ Carry out waxing services

    ➖ Enhance the appearance of eyebrows & eyelashes

    ➖ Provide threading services

    ➖ Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health & safety

    ➖ Promote additional products or services to customers

    ➖ Develop & maintain effectiveness at work

  • 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 NVQ2 in Beauty Therapy course starts every February and September.

  • How long is the course?

    ➖ 16 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 will need for your practical assessments

  • What can I do with this qualification?

    You can seek employment as Junior Beauty Therapist, or you can progress onto our Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy course.

    This VTCT NVQ 2 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 - £1500 plus VAT (£1800 total) this includes the VTCT registration.

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

    ➖ Funded - there may be funding available for this course, please contact us to discuss this

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