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Beauty and Spa Therapy (Level 3) - Full-time

Hair And Beauty 3

Course outline

This course is perfect if you are looking to pursue a career in a specialist spa environment such as within a high-end hotel or dedicated spa facility. This course provides a great foundation for a career in spa management too.

You’ll learn a range of advanced beauty techniques such as: 

  • body massage
  • facial electrical treatments
  • dry spa treatments 
  • figure diagnosis/body analysis. 

You’ll also cover: 

  • client care
  • consultation
  • health and safety
  • products and services 

You can expect a timetable of both practical and theory-based lessons. You will practice a range of treatments and will spend time in our commercial salon to develop your skills in working with customers. You’ll work with recognised product brands and with a number of holistic therapies. As part of your course, you will also be required to obtain work experience.

This course is based at the City Campus (Wheeler Gate).

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Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Beauty and Spa Therapy


1 year

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You’ll need to have completed a Level 2 vocational qualification in a related field and have gained 5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 (A*-C), including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grade 9-4 (A*-C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths.


Choose to follow with further study, perhaps onto a degree in hospitality or service management or into employment within a spa setting to further develop your skills and experience with customers and with a broad range of products.


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