The main aim of the VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments is to enable Learners to gain the necessary practical skills and knowledge in order to provide Beauty Therapy treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the Spa and Beauty Industry. The qualification is suitable for Learners aged 16 and over and is designed to provide occupational competence at Level 3. It also provides a sound platform into further learning at Levels 3 and 4.
The primary outcome of the is to prepare you to enter the specific sector of beauty therapy as a beauty therapist. All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of a beauty therapist.
What the qualification covers:
The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a beauty therapist.
The main skills the Learner will perform are:
Consultation techniques – to include treatment plan and contraindications and contra-actions, identifying general body types, different types of body fat and common postural faults, carrying out skin analysis and identifying skin types and conditions.
Massage techniques – to include the classical massage movements, use of different massage mediums, mechanical massage and pre-heat treatments and adapting the massage to suit the clients’ specific needs.
Massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils – to include choosing the correct pre-blended aromatherapy oil to suit the clients’ specific treatment needs and skin type and adapting the massage to suit the client’s treatment needs.
Body Electrotherapy treatments – to include carrying out relevant tests, selecting, using and adapting products and equipment to suit the clients’ treatment needs and body types and conditions such as Electro Muscle Stimulator, Galvanism, Microcurrent, Vacuum Suction and Mechanical Massage (G5).
Facial Electrotherapy treatments – to include carrying out relevant tests, selecting, using and adapting products and equipment to suit the clients’ treatment needs and skin types and conditions such as Electro Muscle Stimulator, Galvanism, Microcurrent, Vacuum Suction and High Frequency.
This qualification also provides:
The Learner will also develop knowledge about related health and safety and client care and communication which is essential to work and be successful in the Beauty Industry. The Learner will also learn Apply Stone Therapy Massage, Provide Indian Head Massage, Apply Microdermabrasion
What could this qualification lead to?
This qualification will prepare you for employment as a beauty therapist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a beauty therapist. Career opportunities as a beauty therapist exist in a variety of contexts, including:
- Beauty salons
- Health Spas
- Owning your own business
- Health clubs
- Cruise liners
If you wish to work as a mobile therapist or offer occasional treatments from home, you will be sufficiently qualified with The VTCT Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments.
All students receive the Diploma which allows you to gain public liability (beauty) insurance to work with paying clients from home or mobile. It allows you to begin earning straight away, even while working towards a qualification.
Who supports this qualification?
This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK’s leading professional association, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) as being fit for purpose for preparing you for a career as a beauty therapist. Holders of this qualification are eligible to become a professional member of BABTAC.
- Working in beauty related industries
- Provide facial electrotherapy treatments
- Provide body electrotherapy treatments
- Provide body massage
- Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
- Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
Optional Units – from this group you’ll need to cover a minimum of 2 units and earn a minimum of 16 credits.
- Provide massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils – 7 credits
- Apply micro dermabrasion – 4 credits
- Apply stone therapy massage – 9 credits
- Provide Indian head massage – 6 credits
Course Fee: The qualification fee to include Level 2 & Level 3 is £2,787.50 + VAT (£,3345.00). There are no additional registration or certification fees. All students will be required to purchase a uniform and kit costing £110.20 Total fee: £3,455.20 including VAT.
You can finance this course through the Advanced Learner Loan or our finance instalment payment plan. (The £110.20 fee for the uniform and kit are not covered in the Advanced Learner Loan).