Beauty Therapy Level 2 Technical Certificate

25041W0 | Parsons Walk Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 02/09/2019
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

The beauty industry is worth an estimated £17billion in the UK and employs more than one million people. We have a first-rate reputation for equipping students with the skills to work at national and international level. Aspiring professionals can gain the technical skills, professionalism and qualifications to establish a successful career. The College incorporates industry trends and advances in technology into the courses delivered at the Image Centres in Wigan and Leigh. You will be able to explore a host of career opportunities in salons, clinics, health farms, hotels, in theatres, the media, teaching, training and in sales.

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. As part of your programme of study you will participate in work experience to develop your employability skills.

How long is the course?

Full time for one academic year

How will I be assessed?

Candidates are assessed by continuous observation of skills and assessment of performance, assignments and written tests.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-D / 9-3 GCSE subjects including maths or English.

What can I progress onto?

Progression to Level 3 Beauty Therapy, Level 3 Nail Technology, Level 3 Spa Therapy, Level 3 Specialist Media Make up or to employment as an Apprentice. Your industry work placement will be integral in developing skills and building the confidence to gain employment. Career Prospects include Beauty Therapist - an area manager in Beauty Consultancy can expect to earn over £30,000 a year. Other careers include Makeup Artist, Massage Therapist, Nail Technician, Holistic Therapist, Theatre/TV Makeup Artist, Salon Manager, Electrologist, Aromatherapist, Reflexologist, Technical trainer for product manufacturer, Company sales reps and Teaching.

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. You will also have the opportunity to participate in trips, shows and competitions. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £1286.50 2F

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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