Key Facts

VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques

This course is designed for people who are interested in developing the skills and knowledge required to become a Beauty Therapist. This course is delivered by industry-experienced Beauty Therapists.

Students on this course will be invited to attend cross-college events that will develop their job skills. Examples of previous events students have attended are:

Professional Beauty @ Excel (Trade Exhibition) Product Training with Mooeys Waxing & Eve Taylor Work experience, external and on-site Guest speaker programme

  • Entry Requirements

    We will invite you to a Meet the Tutor event where you will receive information, advice, and guidance about the course you have applied for. This will be an opportunity for you to gain valuable information about the course and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

    You will provide a copy of your last school report and / or a reference from an employer or relevant professional other. This is to ensure we can support you to be able to achieve well on the course.

    4 x GCSE's at D/3 or above, or a Level 1 Certificate in a relevant subject.

    Your GCSE profile must include either maths and / or English , or a Functional Skills qualification in maths and / or English.

    We are firmly committed to finding the right course for you to ensure you can flourish. Talk to us today if you have any concerns about the application process, we are here to help take you to the next level.

  • Course Content

    Modules studied may include:

    Working in the beauty-related industries Following health and safety Client care and communication Promoting products and services Salon reception Provide facial skincare Waxing techniques Manicure, pedicure and nail art Eye treatments Make up

    Alongside your main qualification you will also gain the following additional qualifications:

    English GCSE Maths GCSE

  • Progression Next Steps

    There are lots of opportunities available to you to progress across the South Thames Colleges Group and into the world beyond education.

    During your time with us you will have access to a dedicated team of careers and education advisors who will help you as you take the next steps towards achieving your goals.

  • Additional Information

    You will be required to wear your uniform at all times whilst in College You will need to have your hair clipped back if short or tied back if long, and off the face. No jewellery is permitted, this includes facial piercings and tongue piercings. Clear retainers can be worn. Nails must be short and clean of all nail polish. Nail extensions are not permitted. *100% attendance is expected

    Cost For information about course costs, please see the Carshalton College fees policy.

  • Course Structure

    Minimum three GCSEs at Grade A-D including English and Science/PE.