Free* VTCT NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Make-up

About the course

Who is this course for?

The NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Make-up is designed to provide learners with a 17 weeks course in which they will learn the necessary practical and theoretical skills beauty and make-up skills.

A good understanding of English is essentiall.

The VTCT Level 2 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) and the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a beauty therapist specialising in make-up.

What will I learn?

This unit is about providing you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to be responsible for health and safety in the workplace.
This unit is for everyone at work (whether paid, unpaid, full or part-time). It is about being aware of the main risks in your workplace and knowing how to identify and deal with them.

Services or products are continually changing in salons to keep up with client’s expectations. By offering new or improved services and products your salon can increase client satisfaction. Many salons must promote these to be able to survive in a competitive world. It is equally important for salons that are not in competitive environments to encourage their clients to try new services or products.
This unit is all about your need to keep pace with new developments and to encourage your clients to take an interest in them. Clients expect more and more services or products to be offered to meet their own growing expectations. They need to be made aware of what is available from your salon to give them a greater choice.
This unit is about taking responsibility for improving your performance at work and working well with your colleagues so as to make a positive contribution to the overall effectiveness of your salon.
This unit is about improving and maintaining facial skin condition using a variety of treatments. These treatments include: skin exfoliation, skin warming, extraction, facial massage, mask treatments and the use of facial products. Such treatments must be successfully provided to a range of clients with a variety of skin types and conditions.
To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work. You will also need to maintain your personal appearance and good communication with the client.
This unit is about providing eyelash and eyebrow treatments. It covers the use of a variety of consultation techniques to establish the treatment and outcomes required by the client. You will need to be able to provide eyebrow shaping and artificial lash treatments using a variety of work techniques. You will also need to be able to tint eyebrows and lashes for clients with different colouring characteristics (i.e. fair, red, dark and white).
To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work. You will also need to maintain your personal appearance and good communication with the client.
This unit is about providing make-up services for a variety of occasions, including day, evening and special occasions. You will need to show you can work with a variety of skin types and conditions. The unit covers the application of a wide range of make-up products to different skin tones and age groups.
To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work. You will also need to maintain your personal appearance and good communication with the client.
This unit is about providing skin care and make-up instruction and giving product advice to individual clients from a variety of age groups and for a range of different purposes. You will need to be able to advise and instruct on the correct use of tools, equipment and the application of skin care and make-up products to suit a variety of clients’ needs.
To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work. You will also need to maintain your personal appearance and good communication with the client.
This unit is about providing simple skin camouflage applications. This unit covers the use of a variety of specialist camouflage products designed to restore the skin colouration to the surrounding skin tone.
To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work. You will also need to maintain your personal appearance and good communication with the client.

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) and a make-up kit.

The course fee is

£2,500

but you can get it for FREE*

This course can be funded by the government – eligibility criteria applies.

* You don’t have to pay for the course if you are between 19-23 years old and this is your first L2 qualification or if you are above 23 years old and unemployed or earn less than £15,736.50/year (for 2018/2019 term). If you are not fully funded you need to pay £100 registration fee.
All learners are required to pay £10 admin fee which will be deducted from the registration fee once they start a course with us. For full terms and conditions of the funding and eligibility please visit http://www.cpba.co.uk/course-funding-2/

Entry requirements

You must have a keen interest in beauty therapy and make-up.
No previous experience is required.
You must be 19 or older.