VTCT NVQ Level 3 Beauty Therapy

Qualification code: 500/8964/X
Credit Value: 58




£ 1900 (plus £250 for Registration, Exam & Tunic)


Full Level 2 or Facials

Summary Description of Course

  • Internationally recognised Diploma in Level 3 Beauty Therapy Awarded by VTCT.
  • Highest level Qualification to become an Advanced qualified Beauty therapist where the job opportunities are endless. You have the options of working as a Beauty, Spa or Massage Therapist, working as a Mobile therapist or being a Salon owner. 
  • Many employers seek Level 3 qualifications as their minimum requirement for employment and now insurance companies are demanding NVQ Level 3 qualifications, especially if you plan to perform laser hair removal or advanced cosmetic treatments.
  • Substantial vocational qualification that will teach you advanced skills. You will upgrade from Level 2 providing basic foundation beauty treatments to providing advanced Facial & body treatments providing Electrotherapy, Electrolysis hair removal, Microdermabrasion and Massage treatments.
  • You can progress onto advanced courses such as Peels, Micro-needling, Plasma and Level 4 qualifications.

You’ll walk away with

A VTCT Qualification in NVQ Level 3 Beauty Therapy & knowledge of providing:

  • Facial Electrical treatments
  • Body Electrical treatments
  • Micro-dermabrasion treatments
  • Electrolysis Hair removal treatments
  • Body Massage treatments
  • Aromatherapy pre-blended oils Massage treatments
  • Indian Head Massage treatments 

What Next?

  • Micropigmentation
  • Skin Needling, Plasma & Chemical Peels
  • Advanced Blemish Removal
  • Level 4 Laser & IPL

  • The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy and Massage is a substantial vocational qualification that will confirm your competence as a Beauty Therapist.
  • To work in the industry you must be qualified. This qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as an advanced Beauty Therapist.
  • This is a job ready qualification based on National Occupational Standards. This qualification will allow you to develop skills essential to working in a beauty salon or spa.
  • The qualification will also allow you to progress to further educations such as level 4 qualifications which include laser hair removal, skin blemish removal, chemical peels, derma rollers, tattoo removal and much more.
There are many progression opportunities with this qualification:

  • Beauty Consultant
  • Beauty Therapist
  • Massage Therapist
  • Spa Therapist
  • Spa owner+
  • Mobile Therapist

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 
  • Face and Body Electrical
  • Massage
  • Indian Head
  • Pre-blended oils
  • Epilation


  • 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 it's 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, materials and Assignments to help complete your portfolio.

Online Student Shop

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

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31-32 Eastcastle Street
      London W1W 8DL

398 East Park Road
Leicester LE5 5HH

31-32 Eastcastle Street London W1W 8DL

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