About the course
Who is this course for?
The Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is designed to provide learners with a 17 weeks course in which they will learn the necessary practical and theoretical skills to prepare them for a career as a beauty therapist.
A good understanding of English is essential.
The VTCT Level 3 Diploma is an internationally recognised qualification. It is based on the National Occupation Standards and is recognised by the UK’s leading professional association, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC). Holders of this qualification are eligible to become a professional member of BABTAC.
What will I learn?
You will recognise salon hazards, carry out risk assessments and then implement the necessary actions. You will monitor and support your colleagues to ensure your salon complies with health and safety requirements. You will implement and supervise salon procedures for all aspects of salon safety and security including the need for insurance.
You will be treating cellulite, poor muscle tone, sluggish circulation and uneven skin texture.
To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene procedures throughout their work.
How will I be taught?
You will be taught by professional experts through practical sessions alongside theory in a classroom.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment will be carried out during the course by an assessor observing your practical work. You will also complete written tests and assignments.
All practical work must be carried out on clients which you will be asked to provide.
Is there anything else I need to know?
You will need to purchase a uniform (black CPBA t-shirt – provided, black trousers and black shoes)
The course fee is
This course can be FUNDED by the government – eligibility criteria applies*.
* You can apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your training that you only have to pay back if you earn more than £25,000 a year.
All learners are required to pay a £10 admin fee that they will get back once they completed the course. For full terms and conditions of the funding and eligibility please visit http://www.cpba.co.uk/course-funding-2/
You must have a keen interest in beauty therapy.
Experience in beauty therapy is required.
You must be 19 or older.