Beauticians or beauty therapists use their skills and knowledge of cosmetics to perform a range of treatments on clients for enhancing their appearance and overall wellbeing. They are considered to be a vital part of the society that helps people live happier and healthier lives. So, as an aspiring beautician, it can be overwhelming for you to enter a market that is already crowded. But it doesn’t mean that you cannot develop your passion and hobby into a truly meaningful career.
The beauty industry in the United Kingdom is growing at a rapid pace, and to become a beautician, you may have to gain a number of certifications and qualifications that are recognised and prerequisites across spas and salons in the UK. Even if you want to open your own salon or spa, you will need proper training.
To help you advance your career, we have compiled a handy guide where we will discuss how you can get Level 2 Beauty (the beginner level certification) to become a beautician.
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The Entry Requirements to Become a Beautician
First things first, you will need proper qualifications to be a beauty therapist in the UK. You will have to complete Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications in Beauty Therapy.
When you successfully complete Level 2 Beauty, you will become a beautician. And if you want to pursue advanced techniques (including electricals) to become a beauty therapist, you will have to complete Level 3 Diploma.
CPBA offers free employment advice and guidance to their beauty therapy learners. We also offer free beauty therapy courses and work placements.