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Diploma in Beauty Therapy (L3)

This course is a perfect follow on from the Level 2 Beauty Therapy course and will further your Skills and knowledge to prepare you for work in this diverse industry.

36 Weeks
Theory & Practical

Entry Requirements: Level 2 Beauty Therapy or equivalent

Course Info

During the course you will learn, practice and perform various advanced treatments to awarding body and industry standards including:

  • Indian head massage
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Body massage
  • Hot stone therapy massage
  • Classic & Volume eyelash extensions
  • Spray Tanning
  • Manual/cream tan
  • Acrylic nail enhancements
  • Personal health & wellbeing
  • Advanced promotion & sales services to clients
  • Anatomy & physiology of the face & body


You will be expected to manage your time effectively and work independently which includes, self-directed study and independent learning. Your consultation skills will be fine-tuned to accommodate more intimate procedures.

Working with Salon owners through work placement, and master classes are an essential part of this course.


Teaching methods include lectures, practical activities and assignments, employer master classes, educational visits, external speakers, career events and work placement – one-week compulsory placement.

The course involves class contact, tutorial support, workshops, work experience, learning support and Functional Skills/GCSE

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

Applicants must possess VRQ/NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy or equivalent. You will be interviewed where you will be expected to demonstrate enthusiasm, commitment and excellent interpersonal/communication skills.

Applicants will also be asked to complete short written and dexterity assessments.

You will be expected to find a work placement for one separate block week in the industry (salon or spa) during the course.