Beauty Therapy Level 2 with Practical Training
The primary goal of this programme is to develop your theoretical knowledge, competency and skills in Beauty Therapy, with the mission of enabling you to work as a Beauty Therapist within a spa, salon or hotel.
Level 2 / Quality Licence Scheme / OSC61
over 12 months and £ deposit
over 12 months and £ deposit
12 months expert tutor support
24 hour access
Endorsed by the
Quality Licence Scheme
Comprised of 7 informative modules and 6 practical training days; over the duration of this 12 month distance learning course you will be given an in-depth look into the variety of responsibilities expected of Beauty Therapists.
In addition, you will be given the chance to broaden your understanding of customer service and current health and safety procedures – which are pivotal to working in a beauty salon/spa – and will be able to sample the breadth of specialisms available within this niche.
Our at QLS Level 2 Beauty Therapy course (with practical training) is ideal for anyone wishing to progress within their current job or gain further knowledge within beauty therapy. From learning how to perform facials, manicures, pedicures and make-up applications, to acquiring new skills in warm waxing, lash tinting and eyebrow design; all of these skills can be used to increase your portfolio offering and help kick-start your career.
This lucrative course can be studied from home – either online or on paper – making it possible for learners to study at a pace, time and location of their choosing. This is especially useful for those already working within a salon environment, as you can mould this course to fit around your current commitments and achieve a healthy work-study balance.
In fact, you can enrol onto this course - at any time - free from pressure, stress and tight deadlines, and do so knowing you have got a full 12 months to complete your studies.
Please Note: 6 days of practical training must be completed in order to acquire this accreditation. These training sessions can only be booked when all theory-based units have been completed. If paying monthly, 6 months’ worth of payments must be made before you book on to practical training.
These training days do not have to be completed consecutively and can be undertaken at a number of centres across the UK, including Blackpool, Gateshead, Gloucester, Leyton, Peterborough, Plymouth, Salisbury, Sittingbourne and Wycombe.
The good news is that there is no previous knowledge required to study this course.
This course is assessed using a series of written essay-style assignments. Each assignment is designed to test your comprehension of the course materials and must be sent to your personal tutor for marking. No exams are involved.
Upon completion of all coursework, you will then be able to book your 6 days of practical training, which can be undertaken at any of the following locations: Blackpool, Gateshead, Gloucester, Leyton, Peterborough, Plymouth, Salisbury, Sittingbourne and Wycombe. To book simply call us and we can arrange it for you. Some of these practical days require kits, which you will be supplied with – for free - once you have been booked on.
Each of these practical days will be assessed be an external assessor, and do not have to be taken consecutively, meaning you can spread them out to suit your existing work/social commitments.
Please note: you can book your practical training sessions after you have completed all your theory-based modules. The locations for these training sessions can often change, with new centres also being added.
After successful creation of the above you will be award the Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that the provider has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at QLS Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.
The Skills and Education Group’s knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.
*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales
Unit 1: Health and safety
- Identify the hazards and evaluate the risks in your work place
- Reduce the risks to health and safety in the work place
- Know and understand how to make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
- Identify ways to improve personal performance at work
- Work effectively as part of a team
- Understand salon roles, procedures and targets
Unit 2: Customer service
- Identify and promote additional services or products that are available
- Know the relevant legislations for the sale of goods
- Maintain a successful reception area
- Deal with enquires
- Book appointments
- Take payments
Unit 3: Facial skin care treatment
- Work safely and effectively in line with current practice when providing a facial treatment
- Understand organisation and legal requirements
- Perform client consultation and treatment plans
- Understand anatomy and physiology relevant to facial treatments
- Understand contraindications that may prevent or restrict treatment
- Know facial care techniques, products and planning
- Provide aftercare advice to clients for facial care treatments
- Identify various skin types
- Understand the benefits of facial massage and the techniques used
Unit 4: Manicure and pedicure services
- Work safely and hygienically when providing manicure and pedicure treatments
- Perform an effective client consultation
- Understand contraindications and how they make restrict or prevent a treatment
- Understand the anatomy and physiology that relates to manicure and pedicure
- Understand manicure and pedicure services, techniques and products
- Provide aftercare advice to clients
Unit 5: Eyelashes and eyebrows
- Perform a consultation and plan the treatment
- Understand contraindications that may prevent or restrict the treatment
- Know the equipment, materials and products
- Have the underpinning knowledge to perform an eyebrow shape, eyelash tint and eyebrow tint
- Give aftercare advice for eye treatments
Unit 6: Waxing
- Work safely and effectively when providing waxing
- Conduct a consultation, plan and prepare the treatment
- Understand contraindication that may prevent or restrict the treatment
- Know equipment, procedures and techniques for the various forms of hair removal, including the benefits and disadvantages of each
- Understand the importance of waxing aftercare
Unit 7: An introduction to make up
- Know the organisational and legal requirements related to makeup
- Work safely and effectively when providing makeup
- Conduct an effective consultation and plan for makeup application
- Know anatomy and physiology relating to makeup
- Know contraindications that may prevent or restrict makeup application
- Understand how to apply products and their uses
- Provide aftercare
This course has been purposefully designed for distance learning, enabling students to study from the comfort of their own home. Upon enrolling onto this at QLS Level 2 Beauty Therapy course you will receive a course manual detailing all of your modules and learning materials; outlines for your written assignments, and 24/7 tutor support accessible by mail and by email.
You can start this course at any time and pace your studies over a period of up to 12 months from the time you enrolled.
In addition to receiving advice and guidance from a personal tutor, you will also have access to our student support team who can readily answer any queries or concerns you may have.
Distance learning is the most flexible and convenient approach to studying. There is no need for you to attend college and, therefore, you can study anytime, any place, anywhere that fits in with your lifestyle. Distance learning programmes are ideal for people who may have a full-time job, or other commitments, that won’t allow them time off to study.
You'll need to be able to commit the required time to your studies. We recommend that you choose a course you think will interest you, and help you to achieve your ambitions. If you would like some advice, or further information, please call our helpline free on 0333 3445 690.
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The course operates through a study pack and access to your own personal tutor. Once you have chosen your course we will send you your study pack, which you will be required to work through before completing the course.
Depending on the course you have chosen, you will either be required to complete assignments and submit these for marking as the course progresses and/or be required to sit an end exam. The end exam could be in the form of multiple choice questions, or be an invigilated exam at a registered test centre.
Your completed assignments will need to be sent to your tutor for marking/assessment, you will then receive written feedback and guidance. It may be possible to submit your assignments by email, however you will need to check this with your tutor. Please be aware that your assignments will be maintained by NCCHL for moderation and audit purposes.
These requirements will always be listed on the course description page, so please refer to this for details of what is required for each individual course.
Depending on the course you have chosen, and the amount of time you can commit, it could take from 6 weeks to 12 months to complete your course.
The duration of the course is largely down to you though. The beauty of home learning is that it allows you complete flexibility to fit your studies around your lifestyle and other commitments. You can dedicate as much, or as little, time as you want to your studies - no one will be chasing you for your work or asking why you haven’t submitted an assignment.
We do strongly recommend, though, that before you purchase a course you assess your ability to commit the necessary time to completing the course in a timeframe that will not leave you losing your motivation.
We guarantee that you will receive your course materials within 5 days of purchase, but for many courses we would anticipate that you will have to wait no more than 48 hours.
The course materials are always sent to you via a tracked courier service, to ensure that you receive your study pack within our stated period.
The cost is largely dependent on the type of the course. The longer the course is the higher the cost will be, due to the size of the study pack and the nature of the qualification.
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Please note that there may be additional fees required should your course have an external assessment, such as A Levels, ICB qualifications etc. To clarify, please speak to a course advisor.
You will be allocated your own personal tutor who can be contacted via e-mail, telephone, fax or post for help and advice on any aspect of the course.
Many courses require that you submit work to your tutor during the period of study and your tutor will assess your work and pass comments back to you. Your tutor is available to you as much as you need them.
Please be aware that officially the tutor support provided with the course is for a period of 12 months, although if you need longer let us know and we’ll endeavour to extend that.
All of our courses are accredited, so you need to show that you have acquired the knowledge to pass the course – this may involve sitting an examination, but it depends on the course you have chosen.
Some courses require you to be continually assessed throughout the course, while others may require an end of course exam or assignment (which may be completed at home) to be submitted to your tutor.
Certain types of qualifications, A-levels and GCSEs for example, do require you to sit an invigilated exams at a registered test centre. You will need to organise and pay for the examinations yourself, however full details of what you need to do will be available from the centre who are delivering the qualification.
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Yes, there are no geographical limits to where you can study.
You just need to be aware that all tutors are based in the UK and work may need to be submitted to them via post, although in most cases e-mail can be used.
Where the course requires that you sit an invigilated exam at a test centre, there are many exam centres outside of the UK. However, we would advise that you check with us before purchasing one of these courses if you want to study from abroad.
All of our courses are accredited and you will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course.
For more information about this please see the section of the website that details how awarding bodies work and what the different types of qualifications are.
Yes, you can take as many courses as your time allows. But we would recommend that you clearly evaluate how much time you can commit to your courses of study.
The good news is though that if your circumstances change you can always take a break and come back to your studies.
Additionally, discounts are available if you buy more than one course at the same time.
Your work will be marked and feedback returned to you within 12 working days after submission. This is because our tutors are required to provide detailed, considered feedback to our learners that may take a while to formulate. We find that by working this way, our learners actually complete their course in less time, as they rarely need to submit an assignment more than twice.
Whilst it is possible to submit multiple assignments at the same time, we advise that our learners submit only one at a time. We want our learners to develop as they progress through their course, and find this is best achieved when a student embarks on a new module having taken into account tutor feedback from the previous submission.
No, we provide everything you need to pass your course.
Once you have chosen your course, you can either purchase the course online which will enrol you, or you can call our helpline on 0333 3445 690 who will sign you up for the course and arrange to have all your learning materials sent to you.
If, after receiving the course, you decide it isn’t the right course for you, you can simply return the goods within 14 days and we will send your money back in full for the majority of courses (excluding postage and packaging) or you can choose another course that you feel would suit your needs and ambitions better.
Our online courses are completed through our online learning system after receiving login and access instructions. You will not receive any course materials through the post. The paper based version is posted out in a binder to your home or place of work and requires completion of a portfolio of work that is submitted to your tutor for marking.
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