VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies (2018/19)
Builds on existing knowledge and understanding of beauty therapy gained at Level 2, enabling learners to expand the scope of their technical skills to prepare them for employment as a beauty therapist.
Includes mandatory units required to work effectively as a beauty therapist including health and safety; client care and communication; electrical face and body treatments; and body massage.
Learners also have the opportunity to undertake optional units to enhance their range of practical skills such as applying individual semi-permanent eyelash extensions, intimate waxing for male and female clients, micro-dermabrasion skin treatments, self tanning, electrical epilation, stone therapy, massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils and Indian head massage.
This qualification is comprised of five mandatory units and in order to be awarded the qualification, learners must also gain a minimum of 8 credits from units in the optional group.
This course is for qualified therapists at level 2 or for those with substantial industry experience.
Successful completion of VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies (or equivalent) or relevant industry experience.
Further study; employment in the beauty therapy industry.
Candidates are assessed through observation and closed book assessment. Some research assessment material is required.