Beauty Therapy

This qualification covers all the core skills you will need to progress to further learning and training, or to enter the world of work within the beauty therapy industries.

You will study the following mandatory content:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Principles of practice for Beauty Therapists
  • Hair removal treatments
  • Facial and skin analysis
  • Manicure treatments
  • Pedicure treatments
  • Light cured gel polish
  • Lash and Brow treatments
  • Apply make-up services
  • Spray tanning treatments
  • Entry requirements

    Minimum Grade 4 in GCSE English and one other, preferably in maths or science.

  • Who is the course for?

    This City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Beauty Therapy aims to provide you with a range of essential technical and practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the beauty Industry.

  • Study methods

    Practical salon sessions, Anatomy & Physiology / Theory lessons
    Lectures given by industry experts
    Employers input into projects and exercises.
    Industry experts will act as ‘expert witnesses’ to contribute to the assessment of your work.
    Regular testing of underpinning knowledge via written tests, Google forms, Socrative and kahoot quizzes.

  • How is the course assessed?

    To gain this qualification, candidates must successfully achieve the following assessments:

    • One externally set, externally moderated assignment/practical exam
    • One externally set, externally marked theory exam, sat under examination conditions
    • Optional unit assessments as required

      This qualification is graded Pass/Merit/Distinction/Distinction*

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    You will be able to work in a number of employment destinations such as; beauty salons, spas, hotels or health clubs, sports and leisure complexes.

  • Where Next – Further Studies
    • C&G Level 3 VRQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy
    • C&G Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Beauty & Spa Therapy
    • C&G Level 3 VRQ Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects Hair & Media Make-Up or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy.

  • How to apply

    To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

    >> Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
    >>Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
    Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

    When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Course starting Sep 2023

Starts 4 September 2023

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Hayes Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00