Beauty Therapy - Level 3
Training you in the very latest skills of professional beauty therapy including face and body electrotherapy and body massage.
This course is designed to develop your practical beauty therapy skills in the College’s superb commercial training salons and clinic. Previous students have progressed to a range of exciting careers including running their own successful salons and providing treatments on cruise ships across the globe. You will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge through studying units such as individual permanent lashes, intimate waxing, spray tan and applying self-tan products. You can also learn about IT, data handling and contributing to the effective running of a beauty therapy business. You will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety, client care and communication.
See also the Massage Therapy - Level 3
Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
Duration: One Year
You will cover a diverse range of topics throughout your course. A selection of unit titles is shown below.
> Health & Safety
> Client Care & Consultation
> Electrical Science
> Provide Head & Body Massage Treatments
> Improve Body/Face/Skin Condition Using Electrotherapy
> Anatomy & Physiology
You will be assessed on a continuous basis within a realistic working environment and by an assessed portfolio of evidence, assignments, test papers and documented evidence of case studies. All full-time students are required to study maths and English at the appropriate level.
Maths and English
All students following a full-time programme of study at HLC will study English and maths as part of their studies, please refer to the Study Programmes page of this website.
- Five GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C) or above (to include maths, a science subject and English) or successful completion of a suitable and relevant Level 2 qualification at Merit grade
- Successful interview and initial assessment in literacy and numeracy
- Applicants will be expected to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to the chosen subject area
Progression routes shown are dependent on successful completion of qualifications and meeting entry criteria.
Study options may include:
- Level 4 Beauty (at another institution)
- University-level courses in Management (www.hlcollege.ac.uk for university-level courses)
Employment options may include:
- Salon, Health Spa/Hotel, Cruise Ship
- Sales & Distribution
- Manager or Supervisor
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Please note that all supplementary workshops are at an additional cost and are not part of the formal Level 3 Diploma. The costs given below are subject to change.
Students aged 16 to 18: There are no tuition or examination fees.
Students aged 19 to 23: Who are studying for their first full Level 3 qualification will be not be charged any tuition fees, but will be charged the materials fee only.
Students aged 19 to 23: Who already hold a full Level 3 qualification and all students who are 24 or over will be liable for the full cost of the course, based on the current student loan applicable for the qualification. Please contact our Finance department to be advised of the fee / loan due.
Extra fees for all students:
Additional Course Costs: £105
Personal Equipment: You may also be expected to buy your own equipment costing approximately £250
Telephone: 0800 032 1986