Course Type: Full Time

Level 2 Beauty and Spa Therapy

  • Course Code BEAEAT004A
  • Start Date 2nd September 2019
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Baltic Campus

You’ll also learn a range of professional beauty techniques including facial skin therapy incorporating Dermalogica skin care, a variety of makeup techniques, eye treatments, warm waxing, hot waxing techniques, manicure and pedicure.

Throughout the course, you will develop your practical skills by performing professional treatments on paying customers in our own commercial Baltic Salon and Spa at Baltic Campus


You will have the opportunity to perfect your customer care skills by booking appointments, welcoming clients and interacting with customers when working on our Botanica Salon, Spa and Barber reception. You will also be supported in entering national industry competitions in which many of our students have gone on to be successful.

A beauty therapist can expect to earn between £12,000 to £17,000 a year and salon managers can earn over £20,000. On completing this course, you could progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy or Spa Therapies.

An interview is required and equipment is needed.

How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

4 GCSE's A* - C (9 - 3)

Required experience

You will need to be able to present a portfolio of work.

This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.

Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.

You can get more information at our Enrolment Events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at start@gateshead.ac.uk

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