Course Type: Part Time

Level 2 - Technical Certificate In Beauty Therapy (City & Guilds)

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

Runs Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, 5.30pm - 9pm at Baltic Salon & Spa, 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 commercial Baltic Salon and Spa at 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.

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

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

You will need to sit an initial assessment in numeracy and literacy, and demonstrate that you are working at level 2. If this requirement is not met, we'll provide you with advice and guidance to help you find a suitable alternative to this course.

Required experience

We welcome all applicants without any prior experience or knowledge in this area. You will need motivation to achieve and have a passion to gain skills enabling you to progress this as a career in the future.

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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