City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy


Duration: Up to 78 weeks
Dates: Start date available throughout the year

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required. However, you must have drive, enthusiasm and passion for the beauty industry

Qualification will include

  • NVQ in Beauty Therapy at Level 2
  • ESQ in Communication, Application of Number and Digital Literacy (Wales only).
  • ERR

Overview of Qualification
Mandatory Units

  • Ensure your own actions reduce the risk to Health and Safety
  • Provide facial skin care treatments
  • Provide pedicure services
  • Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes
  • Carry out waxing services
  • Develop and maintain effectiveness at work
  • Promote additional services and products to customers
  • Provide manicure services


Optional Units

  • Assist with spa operations
  • Provide make-up services
  • Fulfil salon reception duties

Course is available to anyone over the age of 16.