16-18 Year Olds


City & Guilds is the UK’s leading provider of vocational qualifications, offering over 500 awards across a wide range of industries, and progressing from entry level to the highest levels of professional achievement.

Entry Requirements

For this course you will need to have achieved a Level 2 qualification in Beauty Therapy.


During the course you will study the following units:

• Working with colleagues within the beauty related industries
• Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
• Client care and communication in beauty related industries
• Promote and sell products and services to clients

Mandatory Technical Units (all must be completed)

• Provide body massage
• Provide facial electrotherapy treatments
• Provide body electrotherapy treatments

Optional areas include:

• Provide self- tanning
• Camouflage make up
• Apply stone therapy massage

Alongside your main programme of study you will also study either GCSE or Functional Skill in English and Maths if you have not achieved a GCSE grade 4 or above. If you have achieved a grade 4 or above in GCSE English and Maths, you will engage in extending these skills through a Directed Study Programme.


You will be assessed by a range of methods including practical observation, written assignments and external written exams. Each unit is graded pass, merit, distinction and an overall grade is awarded with all grades calculated together to gain a level mark pass, merit or distinction and awarded on completion.

GCSE and Functional Skills qualifications are assessed through external examination and portfolio work.

Awarding body

City and Guilds


On successful achievement of this course you may wish to:

· Apply to study further courses specifically related to Beauty Therapy
· Pursue a career within the Beauty industry such as working in a spa or hotel

Additional information

Additional help and support is available to you should you require it and you can discuss this further at your admissions interview.

You will need to purchase a uniform and a beauty kit for this course. You will be advised of these and their cost at your admissions interview.

Further Information

For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410062.

Duration and Times

Start date: 05/09/2022

End date: 23/06/2023

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Days of week: TBA

Number of Weeks: 35

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