VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies

Course Content

This course has been designed to develop practical skills and knowledge by covering the following mandatory units: Facial Skincare; Waxing; Eyelash and Eyebrow Treatments; Manicure; Pedicure; Client Care and Health and Safety along with optional units such as Nail Art; Make-Up; Skin Tanning, Eyelash Perming and Anatomy which will enhance employability within the industry. The course should develop beauty therapy skills to a high level of occupational ability. This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications.

Entry Requirements

To apply for this course you must have a keen interest in Beauty Therapy. You may be invited to a group information session, online interview and potentially complete a skills test. Two National 5 qualifications or Level 1 Beauty/Make Up course are preferred but not essential. A satisfactory reference is required. For applicants where English is not their first language then at SCQF Level 5 is required as excellent communication skills are needed.

Method of Assessment

Online quizzes, assignments, and exams will take place throughout the course and skills are assessed by direct observation. Continuous research and self-study will also be required to successfully complete his course.  

Future Prospects

Further study or to gain employment in the beauty therapy industry in a wide range of career opportunities.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Arbroath Campus

  • Start Date

    29 Aug 2022

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Hair, Beauty & Complementary Therapies

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page
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