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VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Services

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The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Services is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed beautician/beauty specialist. This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a beautician/beauty specialist.
Qualification options:
VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Services (QCF)
Pre-requisites (entry level):
There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to
undertaking this qualification.
Course format:
7 practical sessions / assessments + home study + portfolio coursework + case studies + written exams. Training material is emailed to you.
Course content:
Unit UV20483 – Follow health & safety practice in the salon,
Unit UV20453 – Client care and communication in beauty-related industries,
Unit UV20398 – Provide facial skin care,
Unit UV20470 Provide manicure treatments,
Unit UV 20471 – Provide pedicure treatments,
Unit UV20437 – Apply make-up
Unit UV20472 - Provide Nail Art
Start time:
The home study can be started at anytime, but please check out our current course dates on our website for the practical training element.
7 days
Training Venues:
Practical training is currently available at the following Venues: ~ Bideford, North Devon
The home study can be started at anytime, please ask for available course dates.
Model Required?:
Group training = No, students will work on each other.
One to one training = Yes, you will be required to bring a model along to the practical
training to practice your routine on.
Case studies = Yes, you will be required to work on models for your case studies.
Case studies:
You are required to complete enough treatments to cover the range requirements.
Exam board:
The VTCT (Vocational Training & Charitable Trust)
Course Progression:
On completion of On completion of this qualification you may choose to undertake
further study; qualifications you could progress to include an accredited diploma or a
VTCT qualification in:
• Complementary Therapies
• Massage
• Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies
• Reiki
• Stone Therapy Massage
• Indian Head Massage
• Infant and Child Massage
• Flower Essences
• Colour Therapy
• Crystal Therapy
Career Opportunities:
Self-Employed beauty therapist working from home, salon, Spa or Mobile.
What’s included in the course fee:
Training pack (PDF format & word format) A coursework tutor is assigned to you for
full support throughout the course. Personalised study plan tailored to the individual
students requirements. A VRQ qualification is posted to you on successful
completion of the course.
Additional Costs:
You will need to purchase your own products and equipment in order to carry out
your case studies and practice your skills. We also recommend you purchase a text
book to support your learning
Qualification gained:
A VRQ – VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Services (QCF)
This qualification is mapped to the relevant NOS (National Occupational Standards), where applicable. This qualification is accredited on the qualifications and credit framework (QCF). This qualification is a VRQ (Vocationally Related Qualification.)

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