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L2 Beauty Therapy Level 2 | NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General

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Unconditional Places to Full-Time Applicants

Due to the uncertainty around how long the Covid-19 outbreak will last, it has been agreed for the immediate future that we will be offering unconditional places to full-time (not University Level) applicants who apply to SGS College.

Once you apply for your course, you will receive a communication offering you a place.

You just need to accept the offer, if you wish to.

We will then be in touch to discuss the offer once the Covid-19 risk reduces.


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This qualification is designed to enable learners to enter the exciting world of the beauty therapy industry. It provides learners with the opportunity to learn in our modern, up-to-date, professional salons using state-of-the-art equipment. You will also have the chance to take part in trips to beauty shows and participate in competitions. Learners will gain the knowledge and experience that is required to progress towards careers as mobile therapists, spa therapists and beauty salon therapists. Here is a snapshot of the core and additional units you will study throughout the year: • Manicure • Pedicure • Facial therapy • Promotion and sales • Application of make-up • Eye treatments • Waxing • Professionalism, retail and employability skills • Realistic commercial salon environment

What do I need to join?

Learners will possess three GCSEs at grade 3 (C) or above, including Maths and English, and will also provide a positive reference and undertake a successful skills assessment.

How will I know how I am doing?

You will be assessed through observation of practical assessments, assignments and examinations. Experienced tutors will closely monitor and guide you through techniques to ensure you are meeting and exceeding industry standards. You will have personal, one-to-one tutorials to review your progress regularly.

Maths & English

You will be given the opportunity to improve and advance your skills in both subjects, enabling you to progress in your studies or career. For students who have a GCSE grade 3 (D) in English or Maths, you will have the opportunity to improve and achieve a grade 4 (C).


You will be working in a realistic commercial salon environment with clients and enhancing your customer experience skills.

Work Experience

Your tutor will discuss this with you. It is expected that all learners will undertake an amount of work experience within the industry.

What can I do next?

Upon successful completion of this qualification, and by meeting the required progression criteria, learners may progress onto the Level 3 qualification at SGS, which will provide you with further training and experience and equip you with the additional skills that are required to work in this exciting industry. Alternatively, learners can apply for an apprenticeship in a related field.

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Course information last updated: Tuesday 31st March 2020 @ 11.11am (1 day ago)

Full-time Prospectus

September 2020

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AvailabilityAll Full-time Further Education courses commence in September each year. If you can't find what you're looking for or require further assistance, please contact our Admission team 01453 761165 or email [email protected]

7th Sep 2020
Filton Campus
7th Sep 2020
Filton Campus
7th Sep 2020
Stroud Campus
7th Sep 2020
Stroud Campus

Enquire about L2 Beauty Therapy 0800 0567 253 | [email protected]

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