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Beauty Therapy Techniques Level 3

Study mode Part Time Day
Level 3
Duration 34 weeks
Subject Beauty Therapy
Suitable for Adult (19+)
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This course is designed for those with ambition and commitment for an advanced level in Beauty Therapy. It is for learners who are serious about learning and progressing within the beauty industry where you can work in a salon or specialise in different advanced treatments. The job opportunities on completing this course are endless!

Course content

You will be trained in our fully equipped beauty salons by our highly skilled team of beauty lecturers where you will be assessed through observation of practical work, theory and online exams.

Your course will cover all of the advanced level units so that you complete your Beauty Therapy qualifications and are prepared for the industry.

As part of the programme you will conduct a two-week work placement in a Business and Enterprise organisation/field of your choice. This will allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge into a practical work setting.

A range of Enrichment activities are incorporated within the programme. Examples of Enrichment activities conducted are lectures by guest speakers including Eve Taylor, Dermalogica, sharing their knowledge and experience with you.

Visits to various industry leaders will give you an opportunity to participate in internal and external events where you will be able to showcase your skills.

i-Learning sessions

This is additional time embedded in your programme for your study to promote independent learning. This time is used to work through assignments, complete homework activities and conduct wider reading and research.

Support tutorials

Group and one to one tutorials are set up on the programme to further assist you with successfully completing the course and provide you with professional guidance and support throughout the course.

Personal Learning Plan sessions

A course tutor will be allocated to you on the programme. Your course tutor will be working with you to set realistic targets that will enable you to achieve your goals. Your targets will be monitored weekly by your tutor and yourself and actions plans and support put in place to assist you in achieving your targets.

Curriculum units

  • Working with Colleagues
  • Health & safety
  • Client Care & Communication
  • Promote Products & Services
  • Electrolysis
  • Body Massage
  • Facial electrotherapy
  • Body electrotherapy
  • Indian Head massage
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Hot Stone Therapy

Qualifications on completion

  • Diploma in Beauty Therapy Techniques

Entry requirements

You will need a Level 2 qualification in Beauty Therapy.


Progress onto Level 4 Higher National Diploma or employment in a professional beauty salon or spa, or train within a specialist field in skincare.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 19+, how much you pay for your course and any additional costs will depend on a number of factors. Learn more about course fees and finances.

We have a range of financial support options available to help you while you’re studying. Find out what support you may be eligible for.

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Course code SC002179
Start date 4 Sep 2023
Location East Ham Campus
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