Beauty Therapy Level 3

Course code: HFAC102P

Subject area: Beauty Therapy & Makeup Artistry

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 3

Course details

9:00am - 5:00pm

Monday to Friday

11th Sep 2023 - 5th Jul 2024

Abingdon Campus

Contact details

enquiries@abingdon-witney.ac.uk

01235 555 585

This advanced and exciting Level 3 qualification provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills to work as a top-level Beauty or Massage Therapist, either as an employee for a salon, spa or cruise liner or in a self-employed capacity. You will be offered a broad range of enriching industry experiences and trained to an exceptional level. The Beauty industry is crying out for fully qualified professionals like you!

This is a vocational qualification including the following units:
Swedish body massage
Stone therapy
Indian head massage
Pre-blended aromatherapy
Individual Lash Extensions
Tanning
Anatomy and physiology for the face and body systems
Salon Health and Safety
Planning and implementation of promotional activities

On completion of this course, you may wish to study the Level 3 Diploma in Make-Up Artistry qualification. You may want to add to your skills by completing short courses in specialist areas, for example, nail technology, ear piercing or gel polish.
Pass at Level 2 Beauty is required, GCSE English or maths at grade 4 or above and a successful interview.
In addition to the main course fees given below there is an additional cost of £220 for kit / clothing (Costs are given for guidance only.)

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate. Bursaries may also be available to cover the cost of some trips.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.


As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate. Bursaries may also available to cover the cost of some trips.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £215.45

Total Cost: £215.45


19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £3,345.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £215.45

Total Cost: £3,560.45


19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £215.45

Total Cost: £215.45

On completion of this course you will receive the VTCT NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Massage
The majority of the course is practically assessed. You will work on peers and real salon clients regularly. You will also be assessed through assignments, workbooks and exams building a portfolio of written and practical evidence during your time studying this programme. You will also study GSCE or Functional Skills English and maths to support your entry to employment or further studies. Most practical assessments contain 3-6 observed assessments. As part of your Level 3 qualification, you are required to find and complete work experience hours in a salon or spa. This is for one day per week for a duration of 12 weeks. This commences in September and should be completed by January.
You will learn a variety of skills including interpersonal skills and communication skills. As well as practical skills you will obtain a range of transferable skills including written and oral communication, team working and self-directed learning.