Beauty NVQ Level 3 Diploma General


Level 3

Who is this course for?

This one-year course is designed for learners who have achieved an NVQ Level 2 beauty qualification within the past three years.

Formal Entry Requirements

You will need to attend an interview and assessment prior to being accepted on the course.

What does the course involve?

The contents of the course include theory, anatomy and physiology sessions, and practical skills carried out in a realistic working environment.  Individual units covered include health and safety, promotional activities, epilation, eyelash extensions, facial and body electrics, photographic make-up, Indian head massage, mechanical massage and Swedish body massage, including massage to the face and head.

A wide spectrum of resources and materials are used for teaching and learning.

Work experience is an essential element of the programme, carried out over a period of five days.  All staff are highly qualified, friendly, supportive and maintain a high standard of professionalism.

Enrichment activities

A range of internal and external educational activities are offered throughout the programme of study. In addition learners are encouraged to participate in social activities and competitions.

Trips may be subsidised via the student union or welfare department, depending on funding available and individual status.

How will I be assessed?

Individual performance will be assessed through written assessments, word processed assignments, oral questioning and practical skills.  Teaching and learning materials are accessible on the Virtual College site, which can be accessed from home.

Where can I go next?

Upon successful achievement of the Beauty NVQ Level 3 Diploma you will have career options available in Higher Education, spa therapy, beauty therapy, worldwide travel working on board cruise liners, beauty sales or teaching/assessor training in Further Education.