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Enrol today for £0 deposit & spread the cost over 24 months

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Study wherever and whenever you want. You’ll have access to your course for one year so you can fit your learning around your other commitments.

Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (RQF)

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Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (RQF)

This Course at a Glance

  • Start a career as a Beauty Therapist
  • Learn how to give manicures, provide facials, apply makeup, shape eyebrows, and more
  • Understand how to run the front desk, and promote other products and services
  • Know how to reduce risks to health and safety
  • Study at home when it suits you
  • No exams

About Your Diploma

If you want to embark on a career in the glamorous and lucrative world of beauty treatments, this course is the perfect starting point! With the detailed variety of topics covered, you’ll be making clients feel a million dollars in no time.

Master Essential Beauty Therapy Treatments

By studying everything, from providing the perfect Mani-Pedi to applying make-up and transforming skin through personalised facial treatments, you’ll be equipped with the essential skillset to work as a professional Beauty Therapist.

Rather than just learning how to deliver treatments, our detailed units explore the ‘why’. As such, you’ll learn all about the anatomy and physiology that relates to facial skin care treatments, the different equipment, materials, and products that will provide the best outcome for clients, and more.

Develop Your Business Savvy

Not only will you learn how to provide makeovers and enhance a person’s natural beauty through quality skincare, this course teaches you to develop a business mindset too. You’ll study units that explore the completion of reception duties, selling additional products and services, health and safety, plus any organisational and legal requirements.

Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK distance learning provider, with an abundance of online courses designed to help learners achieve their life and career goals.

This Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (RQF) is awarded by Focus Awards and regulated by Ofqual. Once enrolled, you’ll be able to get stuck into upskilling for your new career immediately, as you have immediate access to your learning materials, and no classes or timetables are restricting your progress.

You will also have access to professional tutor support through our innovative online learning platform.

OUR PASS RATE
Beauty & Well-being (National Average 58.2%)
89.3%

Modules

Unit 1: Working as a Beauty Therapist

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to complete salon reception duties
  • Be able to promote additional services or products to customers
  • Be able to develop and maintain effectiveness at work
  • Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety

Unit 2: Provide Manicure and Pedicure Treatments

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to prepare for manicure and pedicure treatments
  • Be able to provide manicure and pedicure treatments

Unit 3: Provide Facial Skin Care Treatments

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to use safe and effective methods of working when improving and maintaining facial skin condition
  • Be able to consult, plan and prepare for facials with clients
  • Be able to improve and maintain skin condition
  • Understand organisational and legal requirements
  • Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing facial treatments
  • Understand how to perform client consultation and treatment planning
  • Understand anatomy and physiology that relates to facial skin care treatments
  • Understand contra-indications that affect or restrict facial skin care treatments
  • Understand facial skin care techniques, products and treatment planning
  • Understand the aftercare advice to provide clients for facial care treatment

Unit 4: Enhance the Appearance of Eyebrows and Eyelashes

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to use safe and effective methods of working providing eyebrow and eyelash treatments
  • Be able to consult, plan and prepare for the treatment with clients
  • Be able to shape eyebrows
  • Be able to tint eyebrows and lashes
  • Be able to apply artificial eyelashes
  • Understand organisational and legal requirements
  • Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing eyebrow and eyelash treatments
  • Understand how to perform client consultation, treatment planning and preparation
  • Understand facial skin care techniques, products and treatment planning
  • Understand how to tint the eyebrows and lashes
  • Understand how to apply artificial lashes
  • Understand the contraindications and contra-actions that affect or restrict eyebrow
  • Know the equipment, materials and products to use when carrying out eyebrow and eyelash treatments

Unit 5: Apply Make-Up

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to prepare for make-up application
  • Be able to apply make-up

Unit 6: Carry Out Waxing Services

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to use safe and effective methods of working when waxing
  • Be able to consult, plan and prepare for waxing treatments with clients
  • Be able to remove unwanted hair
  • Understand organisational and legal requirements
  • Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing waxing treatments
  • Understand how to consult, plan and prepare for the treatment
  • Know anatomy and physiology that relates to waxing treatments
  • Understand contraindications that affect or restrict waxing treatments

Unit 7: Salon Practice

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Develop and maintain effectiveness at work
  • Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety

Entry Requirements

You don’t need any prior knowledge, qualifications or experience to enrol on this course, all learners just need to be 16 years of age or above.

There are no exams involved with this qualification. Instead, learners will create a portfolio of evidence which will demonstrate their understanding of the units covered in the course. 

Focus

Focus logo

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (RQF) (qualification number: 603/3818/0).

 

With this Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy, you will have developed the knowledge and confidence you need to step into a professional role as a Beauty Therapist.

As beauty is an extensive and ever-evolving service industry, there is almost no end to the ways you can upskill and develop your offering to clients.

Further Qualifications and Prospects 

Should you wish to, you can climb the ladder in your beauty career by completing our other range of online courses to advance your abilities.

You could:

  • Learn how to manage a beauty salon
  • Specialise in holistic treatments
  • Study a Level 3 beauty therapy course
  • Explore our range of nail courses
  • Add massage to your professional skillset

For all of these and more, check out the beauty faculty on our website. 

Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (RQF)

This Course at a Glance

  • Start a career as a Beauty Therapist
  • Learn how to give manicures, provide facials, apply makeup, shape eyebrows, and more
  • Understand how to run the front desk, and promote other products and services
  • Know how to reduce risks to health and safety
  • Study at home when it suits you
  • No exams

About Your Diploma

If you want to embark on a career in the glamorous and lucrative world of beauty treatments, this course is the perfect starting point! With the detailed variety of topics covered, you’ll be making clients feel a million dollars in no time.

Master Essential Beauty Therapy Treatments

By studying everything, from providing the perfect Mani-Pedi to applying make-up and transforming skin through personalised facial treatments, you’ll be equipped with the essential skillset to work as a professional Beauty Therapist.

Rather than just learning how to deliver treatments, our detailed units explore the ‘why’. As such, you’ll learn all about the anatomy and physiology that relates to facial skin care treatments, the different equipment, materials, and products that will provide the best outcome for clients, and more.

Develop Your Business Savvy

Not only will you learn how to provide makeovers and enhance a person’s natural beauty through quality skincare, this course teaches you to develop a business mindset too. You’ll study units that explore the completion of reception duties, selling additional products and services, health and safety, plus any organisational and legal requirements.

Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK distance learning provider, with an abundance of online courses designed to help learners achieve their life and career goals.

This Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (RQF) is awarded by Focus Awards and regulated by Ofqual. Once enrolled, you’ll be able to get stuck into upskilling for your new career immediately, as you have immediate access to your learning materials, and no classes or timetables are restricting your progress.

You will also have access to professional tutor support through our innovative online learning platform.

Modules

Unit 1: Working as a Beauty Therapist

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to complete salon reception duties
  • Be able to promote additional services or products to customers
  • Be able to develop and maintain effectiveness at work
  • Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety

Unit 2: Provide Manicure and Pedicure Treatments

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to prepare for manicure and pedicure treatments
  • Be able to provide manicure and pedicure treatments

Unit 3: Provide Facial Skin Care Treatments

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to use safe and effective methods of working when improving and maintaining facial skin condition
  • Be able to consult, plan and prepare for facials with clients
  • Be able to improve and maintain skin condition
  • Understand organisational and legal requirements
  • Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing facial treatments
  • Understand how to perform client consultation and treatment planning
  • Understand anatomy and physiology that relates to facial skin care treatments
  • Understand contra-indications that affect or restrict facial skin care treatments
  • Understand facial skin care techniques, products and treatment planning
  • Understand the aftercare advice to provide clients for facial care treatment

Unit 4: Enhance the Appearance of Eyebrows and Eyelashes

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to use safe and effective methods of working providing eyebrow and eyelash treatments
  • Be able to consult, plan and prepare for the treatment with clients
  • Be able to shape eyebrows
  • Be able to tint eyebrows and lashes
  • Be able to apply artificial eyelashes
  • Understand organisational and legal requirements
  • Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing eyebrow and eyelash treatments
  • Understand how to perform client consultation, treatment planning and preparation
  • Understand facial skin care techniques, products and treatment planning
  • Understand how to tint the eyebrows and lashes
  • Understand how to apply artificial lashes
  • Understand the contraindications and contra-actions that affect or restrict eyebrow
  • Know the equipment, materials and products to use when carrying out eyebrow and eyelash treatments

Unit 5: Apply Make-Up

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to prepare for make-up application
  • Be able to apply make-up

Unit 6: Carry Out Waxing Services

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to use safe and effective methods of working when waxing
  • Be able to consult, plan and prepare for waxing treatments with clients
  • Be able to remove unwanted hair
  • Understand organisational and legal requirements
  • Understand how to work safely and effectively when providing waxing treatments
  • Understand how to consult, plan and prepare for the treatment
  • Know anatomy and physiology that relates to waxing treatments
  • Understand contraindications that affect or restrict waxing treatments

Unit 7: Salon Practice

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Develop and maintain effectiveness at work
  • Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety

Entry Requirements

You don’t need any prior knowledge, qualifications or experience to enrol on this course, all learners just need to be 16 years of age or above.

Assessment

There are no exams involved with this qualification. Instead, learners will create a portfolio of evidence which will demonstrate their understanding of the units covered in the course. 

Qualifications

Focus

Focus logo

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (RQF) (qualification number: 603/3818/0).

 

With this Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy, you will have developed the knowledge and confidence you need to step into a professional role as a Beauty Therapist.

As beauty is an extensive and ever-evolving service industry, there is almost no end to the ways you can upskill and develop your offering to clients.

Further Qualifications and Prospects 

Should you wish to, you can climb the ladder in your beauty career by completing our other range of online courses to advance your abilities.

You could:

  • Learn how to manage a beauty salon
  • Specialise in holistic treatments
  • Study a Level 3 beauty therapy course
  • Explore our range of nail courses
  • Add massage to your professional skillset

For all of these and more, check out the beauty faculty on our website. 

OUR PASS RATE
Beauty & Well-being
89.3%
(National Average 58.2%)

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