Beauty Therapy City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma

26067W0 | Parson's Walk Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 13/09/2022
Time/Day | 18:00 - 21:00 TUE/THU

Is this course for me?

If you want to specialise within this highly rewarding beauty industry then this course is for you. The knowledge and skills included are highly commercial and taught to a professional level providing excellent employment opportunities. Our commercial salons are open to the public to ensure a realistic working environment this enables learners to develop skills necessary to work with confidence within such a diverse and exciting industry.

What will I study?

This is an intensive course of study for those wishing to enter the beauty industry, the course content includes: skincare, removing hair using waxing techniques, manicure, pedicure, lash and brow treatments and the application of a range of make up looks, learners will also study anatomy, physiology, salon reception, and health and safety.

How long is the course?

Two evenings a week for one academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through observation of practical skills and assignments covering the knowledge requirements.

You will be required to build a portfolio, show casing your practical skills and experiences gained on the course.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 GCSE subjects graded 9-3 or equivalent including maths or English.

What can I progress onto?

Progression to Level 3 Beauty Therapy, Level 3 Nail Technology, Level 3 Massage, Level 3 Specialist Media Make up or to employment.

Other Information

Both Image Centres have state of the art facilities offering a realistic working environment. You will need to purchase a kit and Image Centre uniform.

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Free for eligible learners? Is Loan Available?
£643.00 Yes No

Exam Fee


Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hairdressing salons, beauty treatment and similar establishments.

Requirements: Level 3 NVQ; A Levels


FALL in employment in 5 years

What could you earn


Typical Tasks

  • Ensures financial accounts for the business are maintained.
  • Demonstrates, advises on and sells hair and/or beauty products.
  • Checks and maintains any equipment, and ensures that all safety requirements are met.
  • Undertakes and/or directs hair treatments and/or beauty therapy.
  • Ensures clients.
  • Provides clients with information and advice on styles and treatments, and resolves any complaints or problems.
  • Controls the allocation, training and remuneration of staff.
  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term needs.


Customer and Personal Service Administration and Management Sales and Marketing Mathematics English Language Personnel and Human Resources


Learning Strategies Active Listening Writing Monitoring Active Learning Critical Thinking Reading Comprehension Speaking
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Hairdressers and Barbers

Hairdressers and barbers shampoo, cut, colour, style and treat hair.

Requirements: Level 3 NVQ; A Levels


FALL in employment in 5 years

What could you earn


Typical Tasks

  • Demonstrates, sells and recommends hair care products to clients and advises them on hair care.
  • Ensures hair products are stored and used appropriately and observes relevant health and safety factors.
  • Maintains client records and keeps up-to-date with new products, styles and techniques.
  • Collects payment, arranges appointments and cleans and tidies salon.
  • Shaves and trims beards and moustaches.
  • Combs, brushes, blow-dries or sets wet hair in rollers to style or straighten.
  • Cuts and trims hair using scissors, clippers, razor and comb.
  • Washes, conditions, bleaches, tints or dyes hair and provides any necessary basic scalp treatments.
  • Discusses customer requirements, analyses hair condition and other relevant features to define and advise on hair style.


Customer and Personal Service Chemistry English Language


Speaking Active Listening Active Learning Learning Strategies Critical Thinking Reading Comprehension
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