VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies

Course Content

This course follows on from level 2 Beauty and is designed for learners looking to advance their knowledge and skills. It covers current aspects required to work effectively as a beauty therapist and provides the skills needed to work in spas and industry salons or start a self-employed career.

At D&A Beauty School, we offer exceptional facilities and experienced lecturers to train you to work with clients using professional products and help increase your employment prospects and confidence.

This course includes practical classes and project work, which will be delivered on campus 2-3 days per week from 9 am to 5 pm, with potential evening classes from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

Entry Requirements

Completion of VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies (or equivalent). A satisfactory reference may be required. Enthusiasm and motivation for the beauty industry are advantages. For applicants for whom English is not your first language, ESOL at SCQF level 5 is required as excellent communication skills are needed.

All applicants should be 16 years or older before the start of the course. 

Please complete a strong personal statement explaining your interest and reasons for applying for this course; please get in touch with us for support if needed.  

Method of Assessment

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 complete this course successfully. 

All practical assessments are carried out on paying clients within our beauty salons.

You will study 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.

Future Prospects

Further study on ITEC or Sports Massage courses or employment in the beauty therapy industry in various career opportunities.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    26 Aug 2024

  • 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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