Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed beauty therapist. This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK’s leading professional bodies (The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a junior beauty therapist.

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty therapist including: facial skincare, enhancement of eyebrows and eyelashes, waxing services, manicure, pedicure, effectiveness at work, health and safety and promoting additional products and services to clients.

Course Name: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General
Course code: AB20026
Entry requirements: Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 1 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.

This qualification will qualify learners to become beauty specialists and gain employment at a junior level, this qualification requires our learners to work in our commercial beauty salon, whereby assessments will be carried out on real paying clients in line with commercial service times.

Cost: The course fee for the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General is £2200. Contact the Academy for further information about our instalment plan.

Admin fee: £125

Uniform: All students are required to purchase a uniform £35

Funding: May be fully funded if you are eligible for public funding.

Need advice about student finance? If you are unsure about what you are entitled to, our Student Advisers are here to help. The Academy can provide you with clear, and confidential advice about what you may be entitled to.

career opportunities

  • Commercial beauty salons
  • Junior beauty therapist
  • Independent, self-employed, mobile and home-based settings
  • Beauty retail concessions

Mandatory Units

UNIT CODE

UNIT TITLE

UB200B4

Provide facial skin care treatment

UB200B5

Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes

UB200B6

Carry out waxing services

UB200N2

Provide manicure services

UB200N3

Provide pedicure services

UG211G8

Develop and maintain effectiveness at work

UG21G18

Promote additional services or products to customers

UG31G20

Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety

Optional Units

A minimum of 2 components must be covered.
The Academy prefers to cover the highlighted topics
as they are more desirable in a commercial salon. 

UNIT CODE

UNIT TITLE

UUB200B7

Carry out ear piercing

UB200B8

Provide make-up services

UB200S1

Assist with spa operations

UB20B10

Enhance appearance using skin camouflage

UB20B34

Provide threading services

UG211G4

Fulfil salon reception duties

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