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Beauty Therapy (Level 3 Diploma)

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

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma Beauty Therapy
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
  • Course: City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma Beauty Therapy
    Campus: Strabane
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St Strabane
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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
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Level 2 Beauty or Level 2 Combined

ROI Requirements

Level 2 Beauty or Level 2 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.


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