City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy – Massage route


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

Entry Requirements

You should have industry experience and have completed NVQ Level 2 or Level 3 in Beauty Therapy General Route.

Qualification will include

  • NVQ in Beauty Therapy Massage at Level 3
  • ESQ in Communication, Application of Number and Digital Literacy (Wales only).
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR).

Overview of Qualification

This qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as an advanced Beauty Therapist specialising in a variety of massage techniques.

Mandatory Units

  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations.
  • Provide body massage treatments.
  • Provide Indian head massage.
  • Carry out massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils.
  • Provide stone therapy treatments.
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities.

Optional Units

  • Plan and provide airbrush make-up.
  • Provide female intimate waxing services.
  • Provide male intimate waxing services.
  • Provide body electrical treatments.
  • Provide single eyelash extension treatments.
  • Provide UV tanning services.
  • Provide self tanning services.
  • Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business.
  • Provide facial electrical treatments.