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VTCT Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy - Level 4


Are you an adult learner with a passion for beauty and a desire to excel in your profession? Look no further! Our part-time course, specifically designed for individuals aged over 19, is the perfect opportunity to enhance your skills and knowledge in advanced beauty practices.

Join us on a single day per week as we delve into the world of reducing hair growth using intense light and laser treatments, and rejuvenating the skin with intense light and microdermabrasion. By enrolling in this vocationally related qualification, you'll gain comprehensive expertise in product chemistry, the physiology of ageing, and the principles of dermatology and microbiology.

We go beyond the technical aspects of beauty therapy and cover salon management, offering you the chance to learn valuable skills in PR, marketing, and research. Broaden your horizons and set yourself apart in the industry by mastering essential management functions.

Upon successful completion, you will be qualified as an advanced senior beauty therapist – a sought-after position in the field. This prestigious VTCT qualification is exclusive to our program, making it a unique opportunity for individuals looking to advance their careers in the beauty industry.

Whether you're an experienced beauty professional seeking to expand your expertise in non-medical aesthetic treatments, dermatology, and the physiology of ageing, or someone eager to progress in their current profession, this course is for you.

Our qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the reputable standard-setting body for hair, beauty, nails, and spa qualifications. By choosing our course, you are investing in a recognised and respected credential that opens doors to a range of treatments and services in the advanced beauty therapy field.

Not only will this qualification equip you with the necessary skills to excel in your current role, but it also serves as a solid foundation for future learning and training opportunities. Embrace the chance to reach new heights in your career and unlock your potential in the world of advanced beauty therapy.

Start dates and fees

You may qualify for the Advanced Learner Loan to help pay for your course tuition fees. Find out more.

All hair and beauty courses require the purchase of a specific kit and uniform. It is your responsibility to finance these purchases independently, as there is no funding currently available. Please be aware that the prices for the required kit and uniform will be determined in early 2024. To get an approximate understanding of previous pricing, please visit this link: Past kits.

What will I study?

  • Applying micro dermabrasion
  • Dermatology and microbiology
  • Laser and light treatments for hair removal
  • Laser and light treatments for skin rejuvenation
  • Chemistry of hair and beauty products
  • Management of health, safety and security in the salon
  • Physiology of ageing
  • Quality management of client care in the hair and beauty sector
  • Salon management
  • Public Relations (PR) in the hair and beauty sector.

Entry requirements

  • A level 3 qualifcation in beauty.

How long is the course?

One year, part-time. One day per week.

How will I be assessed?

  • Witness statements
  • Written questions
  • Oral questions
  • Assignments
  • Case studies
  • Exams

Career opportunities

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