Beauty Therapy General Route Level 3

Retail and Commercial Enterprise

Retail and Commercial Enterprise
Retail and Commercial Enterprise
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 11576
Qualification Type NVQ and Relevant Components
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This course will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as a beauty therapist.


This occupational course includes all the relevant elements required to work effectively as a beauty therapist, including body electrical treatments, body massage treatments, electrical epilation treatments, as well as monitoring procedures to safely control work operations.

Throughout the course, you will develop your knowledge and understanding of all the relevant anatomy and physiology of your clients, health and safety and duty of care to your clients during treatments. You will also develop a range of technical skills to prepare, apply and conduct treatments for clients.

You will be able to develop their knowledge and skills in treatments, such as eyelash extensions, and self-tanning treatments, which will help you to become a successful beauty therapist.

You will learn in our specialist, fully-equipped salons that are open to the public. You will be working within a professional environment from the start of your course so your personal appearance must reflect industry standards.

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed through observations or practical ability, treatment plans, written assignments, external tests, online learning and completion of a portfolio of work.

Entry requirements

A minimum of GCSE English grade 4 or above and maths grade 3 or above and a level 2 relevant vocational qualification.

Your next steps...

You could enter employment in the beauty industry in salons, spas, cruise ships or become self-employed.