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VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies


This course covering all the practical skills and underpinning theoretical knowledge to become qualified as a professional beauty therapist. You will be trained to a high level of occupational ability by our highly experienced Beauty Therapy tutor. 
We expect to attract people starting out in beauty and complementary therapy onto this course and /or therapists who are already qualified complementary therapists. Please enquire if you have any questions 
This qualification can take you into private practice  - starting your own beauty salon business, or enhancing your existing practice  or it will make you employable within the beauty industry - spas, salons, hotels, cruise liners etc.   Beauty Therapy is the UK's largest growth industry. 
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The West Shires School is renowned in West Wales for providing an extremely and consistently high level of training for all its students.  We pride ourselves on offering our students a very positive learning experience. We achieve this with small class sizes and by getting to know all our students personally and by genuinely caring that everyone receives the bespoke service they need to attain their goals.  Each person counts and each individual matters to us. Our students can expect to learn in a warm and friendly environment, well supported by our dedicated team of tutors.  

Our training rooms are a part of a large Complementary Therapy Centre, - Alliance Therapy Carmarthen, and so students get to be a part of the whole real-life clinic atmosphere and have plenty of access to real clients and our professional therapists and tutors.  

Modules covered:

  • Remove hair using waxing techniques -  this unit covers waxing to eyebrows, face, legs, underarm and bikini line.

  • Provide Facial Skincare - this unit is about maintaining and improving facial skin condition using exfoliation, skin warming, facial massage, mask treatments and facial moisturising products.

  • Provide eyelash and brow treatments - learning to provide eyebrow shaping and eyebrow and eyelash tinting treatments for clients with different colouring characteristics.

  • Provide Eyelash and Eyebrow Treatments - This unit is about providing eyelash and brow treatments. It covers the use of a variety of consultation techniques to establish the treatment outcomes required. You will be able to provide eyebrow shaping, and eyebrow and eyelash tinting treatments for clients with different colouring characteristics

  • Provide Manicure and Pedicure Treatment- You will learn about consulting with the client, recognising

       any contra-indications, preparing for the service and producing a treatment plan. You will also learn about         filing and buffing the nails, using skin and cuticle treatments,

  • Apply Make Up

  • Display Stock to Promote Sales in the Salon

  • Follow health and safety practice in the salon

  • Client care and communication in the beauty -related industries

Commitments and expectations:  We expect our students to demonstrate professionalism and commitment to their studies whilst on this course.  You will be expected to sign our student learning agreement and this covers what the student can expect from the School and what we can reasonably expect from you.   Once commitment to the course has been agreed and you have a place full payment must be made according to the individual arrangements that are made with you.  Leaving the course before it is finished will still mean full payment must be made.  

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