The VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General Route is a substantial vocational qualification for junior therapists seeking advanced training in treatments for the face and body. It is a natural progression from level 2 and you would be an extremely well qualified therapist highly sought after in employment. You will acquire an excellent expertise in advanced body and facial therapies. This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK’s leading professional bodies (The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT).
The following modules will be covered in the course:
This unit continues your training in Health and Safety and ensures the correct procedures for carrying out risk assessments within the working environment.
In this unit you will cover promotions and promotional activities to boost retail sales and revenue within the workplace.
-Anatomy & Physiology
Covering all the major systems of the human body: Skeletal, Muscular, Digestive, Urinary, Endocrine, Lymphatic, Nervous, Cardiovascular and Respiratory.
You will be taught how to provide a deep-tissue Swedish body massage using different mediums and how to adapt your techniques to suit different individuals. Within this unit you will cover the appropriate usage of G5, Audio Sonic and Infra Red mechanical treatments.
-Body Electrical Treatments
This unit will cover electrical treatments for the body including:
Faradic, Vacuum suction, Micro Dermabrasion, Micro-current, High Frequency and Galvanic body treatments.
-Facial Electrical Treatments
This unit will cover electrical treatments for the face including:
Faradic, Vacuum suction, Micro Dermabrasion, Micro-current, High Frequency and Galvanic face treatments.
You will learn how to provide permanent hair removal (electrical epilation) to all areas of the face and body using the Short-Wave Diathermy and the ‘blend’ methods.
-Plus one of the following optional units
Single Lash Extensions & Indian Head Massage
Carry out Massage using Pre Blended Aromatherapy Oils & Provide Self Tanning Services
Provide Stone Therapy Treatments
The course will consist of 12 practical days within the training school, plus home-study, including written and practical coursework; making this an ideal route for those who wish to study flexibly around other commitments. Students will need access to a laptop or computer to complete coursework and online exams.
You will be required to complete case studies for each unit, a selection of assignments and activities before you sit the examinations at the conclusion of each unit.
Assessment days will be arranged once all training and coursework has been completed.
(Students will have up to 52 weeks to complete this qualification)
Dates & Times
Practical days will be held 9:00-5:00 once a week for 12 weeks (our next start date will be confirmed shortly, if you would like to register your interest please use our contact form)
A Level 2 in Beauty Therapy is compulsory (if you do not have this qualification please click here). A good general education is essential for this demanding course.
An excellent level of English is required. You must be able to speak, read, write and understand English fluently. You may be asked to sit an entry test.
NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy – Awarded by VTCT Examination Board
This course is endorsed by Habia