skip to main content
Strike Action Update

Beauty Therapy (Level 3 Diploma)

City and Guilds
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Course Overview

This course provides you with the necessary knowledge and skills required to achieve the standards for Level 3 accreditation as set out by the Beauty Industry Authority. Beauty Therapy is a highly skilled profession with numerous career opportunities. It is a dynamic industry involving hard work, which provides satisfying and rewarding outcomes. We strive to include new techniques and developments which ensure that you are well prepared to provide clients with the best in modern treatments. Past students have benefited greatly from our industry standard facilities, including the commercial salon, which is open to the public.Our students also have the opportunity to compete in Regional and UK competitions.
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus

Important Message

Applications for Further Education courses 24/25 opening early 2024

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma Beauty Therapy
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date:
  • Course: City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma Beauty Therapy
    Campus: Strabane
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date:

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St Strabane
Two young female students walking and laughing together

Course Modules

  • Unit 302 Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • Unit 303 Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • Unit 304 Promote and sell products and services to clients
  • Unit 306 Provide facial electrotherapy treatments
  • Unit 309 Provide massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils
  • Unit 311 Provide Indian head massage
  • Unit 313 Provide self tanning
  • Unit 317 Apply individual permanent lashes
  • Unit 321 Apply micro-dermabrasion
  • Unit 322 Apply stone therapy massage
  • unit 305 Provide body massage
Want to book your place?
Apply Now

Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Level 2 Hairdressing; OR Level 2 Combined Hair/Beauty

ROI Requirements

Level 2 Beauty Therapy; OR Level 2 Hair & Beauty Combined

Work Placement

You will spend at least 1 day per week on placement in local beauty salons to gain vital client and industry experience. As placement is an integral part of your qualification a self-declaration of current health status is implicit as part of the overall risk assessment process.

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Uniform - £30

What's Next?

Further Study

Successful students may choose to enhance their career opportunities by undertaking a range of Level 4/5 specialist units or OCN/NI in Hair & Beauty Management.

Career Prospects

There are many exciting opportunities open to the qualified therapist, such as Salon Ownership, Beauty Therapists, working aboard Cruise Ships and in prestigious Health Spas or opening your own business.


  • NWRC is a great place to learn. The NWRCSU is run by students, for students. We will do our upmost to ensure that the student voice is strong in the College and that your views are being heard right at the very top. Let us all work together so that every student feels that they belong to the college
    Eamonn Kelly
  • Image of Stephen McAteer (Limavady)
    I studied the OCN Level 2 Award in Bakery & Patisserie. My course was delivered in the College's kitchens. There was a sense of community and a warm relaxing atmosphere throughout. If I was to describe my experience in 3 words it would be fun, exciting and therapeutic!
    Stephen McAteer (Limavady)
Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now