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Beauty Therapy Techniques — VRQ Level 3 Diploma

Course information

Level 3 Beauty Therapy is a one year course designed for those progressing from level 2 Beauty Therapy. This course enables learners to gain essential knowledge and skills required to progress to industry employment, coving a wide range of specialist areas.
Units included:
• 301 Working with colleagues within the beauty related industries
• 302 Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
• 303 Client care and communication in beauty related industries
• 305 Provide body massage
• 306 Provide facial electrotherapy treatments
• 307 Provide body electrotherapy treatments
• 321 Apply micro-dermabrasion
• 322 Provide stone therapy
This course is fast paced creative and delivered to strict time scale. You will need to be highly motivated and be able to work positively as a member of a team and also independently.
This course is Advanced Learner Loan eligible, which can fully cover the course fee.


VRQ Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Techniques

This course leads to...

You will be qualified to gain employment as a Beauty Therapist within the industry. You may also wish progress onto a related Level 4 qualification, a degree or become an instructor.

Entry Requirements

All methods are selected to meet the levels and ability of each individual student.
It is desirable but not essential to have GCSEs at grade 4/C or above within Literacy and Numeracy and hold a Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualification.
Prospective students may be asked to sit an initial assessment to determine their current levels of literacy and numeracy, if they do not fit into the above category.
All applicants need to complete a successful interview and trade test.
It is essential that applicants demonstrate an appropriate level on inter-personal skills at interview as this is a customer focused industry.

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Further Information...

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Course ID: 163504

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

24 years old or over or 19-23 and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 3345.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

Please note this is a two year programme that consists of two courses. Your fee status may change from one year to the next depending on age and circumstance at the start of the next course e.g. if you turn 19 before progressing to the next level, you may be required to pay fees as outlined above.

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