Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies VRQ (Electrical and Spa Treatments) Courses - Birmingham & Black Country - Sandwell College

Full Time

Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies VRQ (Electrical and Spa Treatments)

Electrical & Spa

1 year

Central Campus


Course summary

This is an advanced qualification for learners who wish to pursue a career as an advanced beauty therapist, covering electrical and spa treatments. Once qualified you will be able to start work as a fully qualified beautician or spa therapist and progress to Higher Education studies in aesthetics.

Course requirements

You must hold a Level 2 Beauty qualification.

This course is funded for 16 to 18 year-olds. Adult learners are required to take out a 24+ loan. Learners aged 19 to 23 may be eligible for tuition fees if they do not already hold a Level 3 qualification.

Welfare support is also available for help purchasing kits if you meet the eligibility criteria.

You will study:

Health and Safety
Client Care
Facial Electrotherapy
Body Electrotherapy
Body Massage

You will develop skills in Indian Head Massage, Aromatherapy, Epilation, Microdermabrasion and Permanent Lashes.

The course includes 3 practical sessions plus 3 hours of theory over 3 days per week.

Assessments will be formative and summative through theory and practical sessions.

You could progress to University to study aesthetics, or advanced science.

Career routes for this course include employment as a therapist in Beauty Salons, Spas, Cruise Ships, Skin Clinics and Non Surgical Clinics. You could also work in the Retail sector as a product brand representative, or in Education as a Trainer- educator, assessing and/or teaching.

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

[email protected]

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