Course Type: Part Time

City & Guilds VRQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

  • Day Weekdays
  • Attendance Part Time
  • Time Evening
  • Cost £1545
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Baltic Campus

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.

Throughout the course, you will develop your practical skills by performing professional treatments on paying customers in our own new refurbished commercial salon Botanica, based at Baltic Campus.

Course content

You’ll 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.

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 reception. You will also be supported in entering national industry competitions in which many of our students have gone on to be successful.

Days & Times

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5.30pm to 9pm.

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

NVQ/VRQ Level 1 or relevant work experience.

Required experience

Experience of working at Level 2 in Professional Cookery.

This course is free if you are aged under 19 years old.

Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees, depending on your circumstances.

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

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