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Beauty Therapy Treatments: ITEC Level 2

Course information

Course Summary

The part-time Beauty Specialist Diploma is a hands-on course for those who want to become a Beauty Specialist. This one-year course will give you the skills to gain employment with salons, health farms or cosmetic companies.

Course Code:N4232
Study Type:Part Time
Academic Level:Level 2
Award:ITEC Level 2 Beauty Specialists Diploma
Awarded by:ITEC
Course Length

32 weeks (9 hours per week) - daytime course.

Start Date: w/c 26 September 2022

Course Detail

The course covers the practical skills and underpinning theory and knowledge required to practise as a Beauty Specialist.


25 client case studies, a practical examination with an external examiner, and five multiple choice examination papers on: skincare; make-up; waxing; manicure and pedicure; eye treatments.

Course Fees


*Exam fee included

Concession: YES
Government Subsidised: YES
Student Loan Available: NO

Please note: Fees are for 2022/23 entry and are for home and EU students of all ages. For more information about financial support for students, please click here.

Entry Requirements

ITEC requires that students are a minimum of 18 years of age at the time of sitting the examination. You will normally hold a minimum of five GCSEs, one of which should preferably be in English and one in Science, or Level 1 initial assessment in English (taken at your interview at enrolment).

Your Next Steps

Students can expect to progress to other courses in beauty or complementary therapies, employment in the beauty industry including work in salons, health farms or in cosmetic companies, perhaps work in their own salon or provide home visiting services.

Other Information

You will be expected to purchase your own textbooks and various pieces of equipment and tools. You will also need to purchase a uniform - tunic, trousers and shoes, which will be discussed at interview.

Students are recommended to take out student insurance (approximately £35), which covers students for client work and practice of skills outside college. The tutor will advise you about this at the commencement of course.

Please note that Learning Support staff are not routinely allocated to part time courses.


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Last updated - 24/05/2022