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VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Specialist Techniques (16-18 years)

This course offers the opportunity to develop skills in beauty therapy providing the foundation for a range of work opportunities in an industry which is dedicated to helping people look and feel their best.


Course Content


• Health, Safety & Hygiene
• Client Care and Communication
• Facials
• Eyelash and Eyebrow Treatments
• Waxing
• Manicure
• Pedicure
• Make up



Practical work takes place in the College's purpose built beauty salons, providing a realistic working environment where treatments are performed on paying clients. Guest lecturers from product companies, enrichment trips complement the study programme.


This qualification involves practical and written examinations.


Please note that from September 2014 all Level 2 programmes nationally will also include the delivery of English and Maths GCSE for all applicants with grade 3 in these subjects at entry.

Entry Requirements

Three GCSE's at grade 3 (D) or above to include English or Maths at grade 4 (C). Satisfactory school reference, successful interview and diagnostic screening is required prior to any placement offer.


This qualification is recommended for applicants aged 16-18 years. For applicants aged 19 and over, please refer to the VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Adults).  

Duration and Delivery

September start. One year - full time. (Range from 2 - 5 days depending on GCSE's).


Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Additional Information

Information regarding specific course charges, equipment and materials and days of attendance will be given at interview.  Students will be expected to undertake a 5-day work experience placement during the first term on the course. Early application is advisable as these courses are popular.

For more information please contact Sue Stallard on 020 8268 2688 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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