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Certificate in Beauty Specialist Techniques (Adult Fast Track) - Level 2

Overview

This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty therapist.

Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and cosmetic beauty products and equipment. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the skin, and apply a variety of skincare, eyelash and brow and make-up products using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients. 

Entry requirements

A minimum of Level 1 functional skills in English.

Start dates and fees

Start DateDay/TimeWksDurationCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19
15/03/2021Various201 yr(s)1393A102FREETBCApply
20/09/2021Various201 yr(s)1393A101FREE£633.00** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our adult finance and funding page for more information.

How long is the course?

20 weeks.

Location

How will I be assessed?

Practical and written assessment and end of unit tests.

What does the course lead to?

  • Working in a salon or spa
  • Cruise liner
  • Beauty counter
  • Freelance

What will I study?

  • Facial skincare
  • Manicure
  • Waxing
  • Eyelash and eyebrow treatments
  • Make-up
  • Health and safety and client care

Study programmes

It is an entry requirement for some courses to have gained GCSEs A*-C in English and maths (see entry requirements). If the entry requirements to a course do not require A*-C in these subjects, and you haven’t already gained GCSEs A*-C in English and maths before joining us, you will continue to study English and maths as part of your programme and take appropriate qualifications in these subjects with the aim of achieving A* to C grade. In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, every student aged under 19 and studying a full-time course at college will take part in our study programmes alongside their main subject qualification. Find out more.

What can I go on to study?

  • Level 3 Beauty and Spa
  • Employment

How do I apply?

Apply online

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