exiting range of additional activities

57886 Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies

Wakefield College
In Castleford

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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification Level 2
Start Castleford
Duration 1 Year
Start September
  • Vocational qualification Level 2
  • Castleford
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • Start:

This programme is designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge required of a Junior Beauty Therapist and offers an exciting range of additional activities including visits to trade exhibitions and the opportunity to undertake specialist training from external companies such as Dermalogic, Studex and Sienna X to name but a few. Training takes place in our modern well equipped salons, supported by our team of highly skilled, highly qualified tutors What better way to kick start your career!


Where and when

Starts Location
Thunderhead Ridge, WF10 4UA, West Yorkshire, England
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Starts September
Thunderhead Ridge, WF10 4UA, West Yorkshire, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

The objectives of this course is to provide you with the skills and knowledge to do a variety of things which may involve Health and safety, reception, facials, waxing, manicure, eye treatments and pedicure, client care and make-up.

· Who is it intended for?

This course is intended for full time students (school leavers 16-18 year olds).

· Requirements

4 GCSEs at A*- C (or new grade 9-4), plus English or Maths at A*- D (or new grade 9-3) OR Level 1 Beauty Therapy, plus Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths.

· Qualification

Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies

· What marks this course apart?

This programme offers an exciting range of additional activities including extra qualifications, visits to Manchester Central (GMEX) and Donnington Park Exhibition Centre and an annual College competition.

· What happens after requesting information?

The appropriate Course Information leaflet and application form will be sent out shortly


Daniela G
What I would highlight Wakefield is a fantastic college that shaped me into the person I am today and helped me get a phenomenal diploma without a doubt one of the UK's best colleges and punches well above its weight! The city is small and the campus is located in the centre offering wide range of courses. Always very busy. I enjoyed my course in Beuaty Therapy Studies and I am looking forward to moving forward with my studies. Thanks!

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
Lauren Williams
What I would highlight I started doing beauty therapy in 2015, not knowing anything about it. I have gained a level 2 diploma and I intend on progressing on to doing a level 3 in beauty therapy course. Hopefully in the future with the skills I have learnt from the tutors and staff at this college I will be able to work in a salon to gain experience and eventually work for myself. I am also looking to work on cruise ships and with the qualifications I gain from these courses I am able to do so. On this course we were able to get one to one training in certain areas such as waxing, make up and dermalogica training. I really enjoy this course as we have learnt to do a lot of different treatments. The college staff are very helpful and caring and pushed me to succeed with my course. If you're looking to succeed and work hard I would suggest Wakefield College is the place for you.

What could be improved N/A.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

What you'll learn on the course

Beauty Therapy
Level 2
Health & Safety

Teachers and trainers (1)

Faculty Hair & Beauty
Faculty Hair & Beauty

Course programme

What you will Study
The course will cover Beauty Therapy Services in theory and practice and will include: • Health, Safety and Hygiene • Consultation techniques and client care • Skin Type Analysis • Facial Treatments • Waxing Services • Manicure Treatments • Pedicure Treatments • Make-up Applications • Eye Brow Shaping Services • Eye Lash and Eye Brow Tinting Services • Anatomy and Physiology for Beauty Therapists You will also be required to attend a work placement in a salon one day per week. The work placement team can help you with this.

The development of Maths and English are key elements of any full-time programme of study in College. You will need to attend sessions allocated on your timetable. These are varied and designed to cater for all ability levels. You will receive advice and guidance regarding the correct level for you.

Skills in Maths and English will support your full-time course, assisting you with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing your own finances and interpretation of data, to mention just a few. They will also help you in the future. Most employers are looking for ability in these areas and the majority of university courses require you to have Maths and English GCSEs at A*-C (or new grade 9-4). This is why the development of Maths and English is so important, whatever your field of study.
How you will Learn
A variety of teaching and learning methods such as observing demonstrations, using online resources and hands-on experience of using beauty therapy techniques.
Course Structure

Classroom: 40%; Practical: 60%;
How you will be Assessed
You will need to produce a portfolio and you will have graded practical assessments (50%) , external examinations (30%) and graded synotic assessments (20%).

Additional information

 Please contact our Course Information Team on 01924 789111 to discuss further details.

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