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Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy



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Weekly hours:

15 hours per week



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What does this course involve?

Broadstairs Campus

You’ll learn practical skills in facial skincare, waxing, manicure, applying make-up, and the creative skill of nail art. You will also learn about anatomy, health and safety and develop your skills in client care and salon reception.

You can look forward to working in our Salon Training Academy on external clients, product training from industry experts and companies and external trips to trade fairs and exhibitions.

Folkestone Campus

You will learn practical skills including facial treatments, skin analysis, manicure and pedicure, make-up application, waxing techniques, eye lash and eye brow treatments, Anatomy and physiology for beauty therapists, Health, safety and hygiene.

You can look forward to working in our commercial salons on external clients.

This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.


What qualifications do I need?

4 Ds or 3s including English and maths or a relevant full level 1.


You will learn through practical demonstrations, and assessment will be through written work, graded practical, synoptic assessment and two written exams.

Fees & Costs

Text books will need to be purchased at a cost of approx. £30.

Additional costs to consider include:
Kits £200 (approx.)
Uniform £75 (approx.)
Commodities £30 (approx.)

Education trips and further training will be available throughout the year at additional costs.

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail

Folkestone Campus 01303 858300 (or e-mail

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.


On successful completion you could progress on to one of our Level 3 programmes in Beauty Therapy or Theatrical Special Effects, Hair and Media Make-up.

Alternatively, you could seek employment in beauty salons, nail bars or make-up counters in department stores.

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