The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques is a vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an beautician or beauty specialist. This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) being recognised by the UK’s leading professional bodies (The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT))

Our VTCT Level 2 Beauty Therapy course is an ideal part-time course for students starting out in beauty therapy. This course combines the skills and knowledge that any beauty therapist needs. Our introduction into beauty therapy is a 1-day-a-week course for 12 weeks and will prepare you for your career in beauty. Pre-study material will be provided 1 week prior to the commencement.

No previous experience is required

Overview of Course

– Health and Safety in the salon
– Facial Therapy
– Manicure – Pedicures
– Eye treatments – Makeup

Assessment & Qualification

– Pre- study
– Theoretical evaluation
– Practical evaluation
– Internal examination
– VTCT accredited certificates will be issued on completion of the course

Mandatory Units covered in Level 2:

Follow health and safety practice in the salon

  • Personal Presentation/hygiene

Client care and communication in beauty-related industries

  • Body language
  • Methods of communication
  • Client consultation

Provide eyelash and brow treatments

  • Contra-indications
  • Patch testing
  • Colour choice
  • Practical -tinting lashes and brows
  • Aftercare

Provide facial skin care

  • Contra-indications
  • Skin types
  • Skin conditions
  • Cleansers/Toners/Exfoliators/Warming/Masks
  • Moisturiser
  • Practical – facials
  • Aftercare

Apply make-up

  • Contra-indications
  • Colour Theory
  • Skin Tone
  • Face shapes/Eye shapes/Lip shapes
  • Corrective techniques
  • Contra-actions
  • Aftercare


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