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Beauty Specialist Techniques Level 2 - Diploma

Level 2
Broadway Hair and Beauty Centre
One year
Telephone: 01792 284049 (Broadway)


The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed or self-employed beauty specialist.   

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a junior beauty specialist.

Areas of study include:

  • Facial skincare 
  • Manicure treatments 
  • Pedicure treatments 
  • Nail art 
  • Make-up 
  • Eyelash and brow treatments 
  • Waxing techniques 
  • Client care and communication 
  • Health and safety and related theory. 

Key information

You will be required to complete an initial assessment in literacy and numeracy and attend an interview.  Applicants must have the ability to work as a member of a team and have excellent communication skills. 

You will attend college for 17 hours per week. Continuous practical assessment, exams and written assignments. 

Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments or Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing.
Employment in the industry as a junior therapist in a professional salon or self-employment. 

Learners are required to purchase a kit and uniform as part of their course. Costs will be confirmed during the interview (funding may be available). This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's leading professional association, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) as being fit for purpose for preparing you for a career as a beauty therapist. Holders of this qualification are eligible to become a professional member of BABTAC.

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