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Beauty Therapy

Technical Certificate in Beauty Therapy Level 2

Ashington Campus
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City and Guilds Technical Certificate in Beauty Therapy Level 2

Start Date:
10 September

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone who has an ambition to work in beauty salons, as a beauty specialist or consultant.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

You should have a relevant Level 3 Qualification. You must also have an interest in working with the public and have a high level of personal presentation.

What will I study on the course?

You will study more advanced treatments in facials, make-up, waxing, nail enhancements and eyelash treatments. You will develop the underpinning knowledge to allow you to progress in the industry. Ideal if you are interested in cosmetic services and would like to work in beauty salons, or as a beauty therapist or consultant.

The programme takes one year to complete. The Northumberland Health Spa at the Ashington campus provides the work environment for you to practice your skills on clients.

Your progress will be assessed by written and practical assessments and will also be monitored through a tutorial system with discussion and target setting.

You may also have the opportunity to complement your studies with other qualifications that will help you gain employment, including functional Skills in English and maths.

City and Guilds Technical Certificate in Beauty Therapy Level 2

After completing the course you could progress to courses such as the NVQ Level 3 Beauty Therapy, Reflexology Diploma, Indian Head Massage, and Holistic Therapy Diploma or seek in employment in a beauty salon or consider self-employment.

Many of our learners study for free with a Fee Waiver when they are in receipt of qualifying benefits or studying a first full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification and meet age restrictions or are aged between 16-18.

If you are not entitled to a Fee Waiver, you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help with paying your course fees, or if you are aged over 19 and planning to study at Level 3 or 4 and have not previously studied at Level 3 or above you will be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan that covers the costs of your tuition fees. The loan will not cover the cost of any examination / registration fees and these will need to be paid for separately, or you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help cover the cost.

All learners may also apply for help with the cost of travel to college and the college may be able to help with the costs of childcare, travel, books, equipment and meals.

For more information our Help Hub team is available on 01670 841 200 or email

How can I apply for this course?

Apply online by clicking here and registering, alternatively please contact our Help Hub on 01670 841 200, email or drop in to one of our open events.

Alternatively, if this is the course for you please click Book and Enrol Now – please note this option is only available for certain courses.

Where can I get any further information about the course?

You may find further information within this website including within case studies and our media gallery. You may also come along to an open event – dates of college events are listed here

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