VTCT NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy

Qualification code: 500/8839/7
Credit Value: 54




£ 1700 (plus £250 for Registration, Exam & Tunic)



Summary Description of Course

  • Internationally recognised NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty therapy Awarded by VTCT.
  • Entry level qualification to start your career as a beauty therapist, covers everything you need to know to provide all the basic popular beauty treatments that are carried out in salons.
  • Provides you with the foundation understanding of how to treat the client's skin, how to perform manicures, pedicures, facials, eyebrows and waxing.
  • Employers and Insurance companies are demanding NVQ Level 2 Beauty therapy as a bare minimum requirement.
  • You are required to purchase a kit for this course, kits Below.

Course Kit

Manicure & Pedicure

Manicure Kit

Pedicure Kit

Cotton Manicure Mitts

Cotton Pedicure Booties

Pedicure Rasp

Polythene Paraffin Protectors

Facial/Nail Wipes

Dual Cuticle Pusher/Scraper Curved Stainless Steel

Manicure Bowl

Black Beauty Emery Boards 240/240 Grit

3-Way Polishing Block

Cuticle Nipper

Manicure Sticks



Neos 1000cc Student Kit

Depilatory Hot Wax Pellets

White Paraffin Wax Pellets

Paraffin Wax Brush 1"

Paraffin Wax Brush 2"

Eye Treatments

Eyelash Tinting Kit

Flare - Small - Black

Flare - Medium - Black

Flare - Long - Black

Individual Lash Adhesive

Individual Lash Remover

Strip Lashes - Medium - Black

Dual Lash Applicator for Indv & Strip - Stainless Steel


Face Mask Starter Kit

Purifying Kit

Hydrating Kit

Gentle Kit

Frangipani Sugar & Oil Face Scrub

Face & Body Massage Cream

Make-Up Kit

Beauty Therapy Level 2 Book


You’ll walk away with

A VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy & Knowledge of providing:

  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Facials
  • Waxing
  • Eyebrows and lashes
  • Make up services

What’s Next?

  • Full NVQ Level 3
  • Level 3 Facial Electrics

  • Throughout this qualification, you will develop knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy, physiology, health and safety.
  • You will develop communication and customer service skills, awareness of environmental sustainability and commercial skills. Problem solving, team working, and research skills will also be developed.
  • You will also develop knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in beauty therapy to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to perform your own salon services.
  • Learners who achieve this qualification are eligible to become members of the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) OR Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT).
  • As a Beauty Therapist, you can progress directly into employment, work as a mobile therapist, open your own Salon or progress onto more advanced Beauty Therapy Level 3 and Level 4 courses.

Lectures / Seminars

  • Our trainers are leading professionals in the Beauty Industry.
  • Lectures are delivered by experienced Educators.


  • Our trainers run salons and work in the beauty industry day in day out, so you will receive the most up to date information.
  • Our courses are run in a specialised running clinic, so you can get practical hands-on experience treating real clients.

Group Work

  • You will work in groups to perform treatments for the practical part of the training.
  • This breaks the theory up and makes the course a lot more fun and interesting.
  • This refines the understanding of the subject area and allows the opportunity to give and receive feedback on performance.


  • Discussions are encouraged throughout the training, this allows reflective thinking, which leads to a deeper understanding of the subject area.


This satisfies the theory part of the qualification.

  • Assignments will need to be completed for each of the modules.
  • We will provide you with detailed course material that will allow you to complete the assignments.
  • You can work on the assignments at your own pace. However the quicker you complete them, the quicker you will receive your qualification.
  • 100% support and help will be provided for you to complete this part of the study programme.
  • The assignments can be written, or you can use audio-visual media to record the answers.


This satisfies the practical part of the qualification.

  • You will be required to perform treatments on real clients under assessment conditions.
  • We will ensure that you are 100% ready for this part of the course by providing you with enough practical experience.
  • You will perform Facial Treatments
  • Provide Manicure and Pedicure Treatments
  • Provide a full Waxing service
  • Perform Eyebrow shaping service
  • Tint Lashes and Brows
  • Provide Basic Make up Service


  • There will be 8 papers to complete under strict exam conditions.


  • As part of this course, You will be required to produce a portfolio.
  • All evidence will need to be documented in the portfolio and cross-referred to unit outcomes.

Real Running Clinic


We go beyond the syllabus. All our courses take place in a real clinic environment. We believe it is important for Learners to have the opportunity to learn as if they were in a real salon, particularly because this qualification leads to employment in such a client-centred and service orientated sector.

Models Provided

You don’t need to worry about providing models for your assessment. Unlike other training schools, we are a running clinic so have access to clients that can be your models for assessment.


Our Trainers are leaders in the Beauty and Laser Industry. They can pass on years of knowledge and their practical experience to you.We have endless testimonials on students who have trained with us.

Our Courses

Our courses are internationally recognised and will satisfy insurance requirements. We will ensure that you reach a high standard of education and are competent in your chosen subject of study so you can move straight into the job industry. Most of our students secure jobs or set out to open their own salons or clinics.

Careers Support

We will provide you with further ongoing support and we are there to help you reach your goal, whether its securing a job with a top chain clinic or salon or opening your dream clinic.

Student Portal

You will gain access to our Student Portal that will support you throughout your study. This student portal has all the Lectures and other resources and materials and Assignments to help complete your portfolio.

Online Student Shop

We have an online shop with student a discount to purchase your own kits and any supplies you require.


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      London W1W 8DL

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Leicester LE5 5HH

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