NVQ Level 2 Beauty Training Course
This comprehensive course is for any newcomer wishing to have a professional career in the beauty Industry. It consists of the foundation skills of Facials, Waxing, Manicure, Pedicure, Lash & Brow and Make-up (including Camouflage make up). We have also included 2 BONUS ‘much in demand’ salon skills of Gel polish and Lash lifting, which are separately certificated.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will:
- Be qualified to perform a range of popular beauty salon treatments.
- Be able to start your own salon or mobile beauty business.
- Be able to progress onto more advanced courses.
- 8 days practical training, 3 days assessment & home study 11 Days over 6 months (see below for attendance dates)
- 9.30 am to 4.00 pm.
- Tuition Fee £1795
- Deposit £400
- NVQ Assessment Fee £595
- Balance of fees can be paid in full 14 days prior to start date or by 6 months interest free payments.
NVQ Level 2 Beauty Diploma Course Overview
(Equips you with the foundation skills needed for a successful career in Beauty)
Looking for a career you are passionate about ? Love making others feel good about themselves ? Then Beauty therapy is for you.
There is an ever-increasing interest in beauty therapies accompanied by a growing demand for trained, professional therapists. Whether you’re learning purely for pleasure or wish to start or expand your own practice, our flexible, part time courses will help you achieve the appropriate skills and qualifications.
The NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is the ideal foundation course for building a career in Beauty Therapy. Beauty therapy is a growth industry and offers a rewarding and fulfilling career with endless opportunities for progression.
You will attend the Training School for 8 days practical training and 3 days for assessments, which is spread over 6 months. All equipment and products on practical days are provided for you and advice is given on what to buy for home practice.
On achievement of the NVQ level 2 qualification, you can then progress to more advanced skills at level 3. You can also continue to add diplomas to further your treatment skills and this qualification will also enable you to apply for positions within many areas of the beauty sector.
You may want to consider work in a salon, spa, cruise ship, within the retail industry, as a mobile therapist or to open your own business.
A junior Therapist working in a Salon can expect to earn around £350 a week on average. A senior Salon Therapist can earn around £500 to £600 a week depending on skills and experience. Working from home or as a mobile therapist you can earn around £1500 a week.
On this course you will the core NVQ Level 2 Beauty Skills:
- Facial Massage and Skin Care
- Wax Depilation
- Gel Nail Application – BONUS SKILL
- Cosmetic Make Up
- Camouflage Make Up
- Eyelash and Eyebrow Treatments
- Lash Lift – BONUS SKILL
Course Units Information
There are 6 main units to the NVQ Level 2.
Facials Unit – in which you will learn a comprehensive facial treatment consisting of a double cleanse, skin analysis, exfoliation, skin warming, massage to the face, neck and décolleté, mask and moisturise.
Waxing Unit – in which you will learn to remove hair safely and effectively using warm and hot wax on a range of treatment areas including legs, bikini line, underarm, eyebrows, lip and chin.
Manicure Unit – in which you will learn a step by step manicure consists of filing, buffing, cuticle work, hand/arm massage and polish. You will also learn how to integrate specialised treatments into a manicure treatment including paraffin wax, exfoliation, and hand mask and heated mittens.
Pedicure Unit – in which you will learn a step by step pedicure consists of filing, cuticle work, leg/foot massage and polish. You will also learn how to integrate specialised treatments into a pedicure treatment including paraffin wax, exfoliation, foot mask and heated booties.
Make-up Unit – in which you will learn how to apply Day, Evening and Special occasion make up to suit a range of different skin types and ages, as well as how to apply strip and individual (party lashes).
Camouflage Make-up Unit – in which you will learn how to conceal unwanted skin conditions such as birthmarks, pigmentation (darker or lighter than the surrounding skin) marks, scarring, tatttos, or any skin disfigurement resulting from injury.
Lash & Brow Unit – in which you will learn how to carry out a lash and brow tint safely and effectively.
The generic course content to each unit will include:
- Related anatomy and physiology.
- Health, safety and hygiene.
- Consultation and record keeping.
- Treatment planning.
- Product knowledge.
- After care and maintenance.
Students should be a minimum of 16 years of age to apply. A reasonable standard of written and spoken English is also required to complete this course.
- Facials Unit – 7th & 8th September 2020 (1/2 day, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm on the 8th September)
- Waxing Unit – 5th & 6th October 2020 (1/2 day, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm on the 6th October)
- Assessment Day 1 – 11th November 2020
- Manicure, Pedicure and Gel Nails Units – 16th & 17th November 2020
- Cosmetic and Camouflage Makeup Units – 7th & 8th December 2020
- Lash & Brow and Lash Lift Unit – 4th January 2021
- Assessment Day 2 – 6th January 2021
- Final Assessment Day – 10th February 2020
Exam / assessment info
You will attend the Training School for 9 days practical training, which is spread over 6 months. Each unit / subject requires home study to complete your portfolio and you are required to attend for 3 days of practical / written assessments.
You will need to ensure that you can dedicate time for self-study, written work and practice of your skills to ensure that you can achieve the expected level and standards that the course demands.
Qualification / Certification
Upon successful completion of the course you will gain the “NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diploma” awarded by VTCT (Vocational Training Charitable Trust).
Insurance and Membership
The NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is accepted and recognised for membership and insurance with all industry bodies.
Our Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy accredited by the Beauty Guild, is worth 168 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Points.
Have a Level 2 Beauty Course question ?
Extend your Aesthetics skills further
How can I enhance my skills ?
To compliment your skills and offer a wider range of treatments to your clients, we recommend our Dermaplaning Course, Facial Electrical Course, Skin Peels Course and Electrolysis Course.