VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies

Course Content

This course allows progression from level 2 Beauty where learners engage in a higher level of knowledge and skills in current aspects required to work effectively as a beauty therapist. This course includes: Health and Safety; Client Care and Communication; Facial Electrotherapy, Body Electrotherapy; Body Massage; Individual Semi-Permanent Eyelash Extensions; Microdermabrasion; Skin Treatments and Indian Head Massage. This qualification will advance your skills to a higher level allowing opportunity to work in spa's, industry salons and self employment.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies (or equivalent). You may be invited to a group information session, online interview and potentially complete a skills test. A satisfactory reference is required. Enthusiasm and motivation for the Beauty industry is an advantage. For applicants for whom English is not their first language then ESOL 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. Extensive 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

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    28 Aug 2023

  • 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