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Key details

Attendance Full-time
Duration 1 year
Code PHL3BTT
Awarding Body VTCT
Level Further Education
Start Date 06/09/2021

Other start dates

Course overview

The Beauty Therapy VTCT Level 3 Diploma is ideal for anyone wanting a career as a Beauty Therapist.

The qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and includes all the elements required for you to work effectively as a Beauty Therapist.

On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to become a member of the British Association of beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) or Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT).

This course is run in the David Hockney Building at the main city centre campus.

What you'll study

Mandatory study units include:

  • Health and Safety in the Salon
  • Client Care and Consultation
  • Body Analysis
  • Skin Analysis
  • Swedish Massage Therapy
  • Body Electrical Treatment
  • Facial Electrical Treatment
  • Electrical Science
  • Mechanical Massage
  • Anatomy and Physiology for the Face and Body Systems.

You will be required to attend some twilight and evening sessions.

  • Mandatory study units include:

    • Health and Safety in the Salon
    • Client Care and Consultation
    • Body Analysis
    • Skin Analysis
    • Swedish Massage Therapy
    • Body Electrical Treatment
    • Facial Electrical Treatment
    • Electrical Science
    • Mechanical Massage
    • Anatomy and Physiology for the Face and Body Systems.

    You will be required to attend some twilight and evening sessions.

Assessment

You will be assessed by:

  • Practical observation
  • Portfolio building
  • Assignment writing
  • Written tests

Entry requirements

Level 2 qualification
Beauty therapy

English and/or maths will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

Tuition fees

If you are 16 to 18 years old you won't have to pay tuition fees.

If you're 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.

All fees exclude exams, registration and administration charges. These fees apply to all learners, except those with full fee remission.

You will need to:

  • Purchase and wear a uniform
  • You may also have to provide some of your own models.
  • There may be additional costs for enrichment activities, such as attending trade fairs, conferences etc.

All the necessary uniform can be purchased from the Hair & Beauty Department during July, August and September.

For information about our student services, please click here.

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