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VTCT Beauty Therapy Services Diploma - Level 2

VTCT Beauty Therapy Services Diploma - Level 2


This diploma offers a comprehensive training program that covers all aspects of beauty services, including customer service, health and safety, and communication skills. Graduates of this program will be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the beauty industry or continue their education at the next level. The course is accredited by VTCT, a leading awarding organization in the UK, ensuring that the diploma is recognized globally. Enrolling in the VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Services is an excellent choice for anyone interested in pursuing a career in the beauty industry.


Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety practice in a salon environment, client care and communication in beauty related industries and A&P in related subjects. You will also develop an underpinning 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.

There are 6 compulsory units with two optional units that make up the full diploma.  Evidence of working practice is required alongside internal and external assessments, online examinations, portfolio building and assignments to achieve the pass rate for this qualification.  

The course requires commitment to weekly sessions and independent study of over a 26 week period.  Evidence base portfolio including, assignments, case studies, practical assessments and an external online exam is compulsory to achieve the qualification.  

There are no entry requirements however, English must be at Level 1/IELTS 5.5 standard to participate.  An assessment/interview will be required prior commencement of course to participate.  


English as a Second Language is available separately for 2.5 hours a week at an extra charge, but must be booked concurrently with a beauty course at Eastern Shimmer.  


A beauty kit will be required to purchase one week prior to booking.  Further details will be given upon booking.  A 20% booking fee applies, with full balance payable one week before course commencement to cover tuition, registration with awarding body and exam fees.


Minimum candidate participation is required to run.  Eastern Shimmer reserves the right to cancel booking 7 days prior should numbers not be met with full refund given.  Should you wish to cancel, 14 days notice is required for full refund of deposit/any monies paid.  After this date, deposit of 20% is non refundable.


This is a VTCT Level 2 Qualification

Course Costs £2,225 | £371 per month for 6 months/Klarna 3 months @ £742 per month


Flexible dates - part remote


Discount if some units have already been covered with VTCT (minimum 2 years prior).

Instalment payments available


Course duration: Dependant on experience and participation although 28 weeks is the maximum.  Work as fast or as slowly as you wish.

Training days  to be advised.


Important Notes:

  • No experience is necessary to do this course.
  • Models are needed for part of this course.
  • Agreeable deadline set to complete course


A VTCT  Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Services is received on completion of this course, which is an excellent qualification to gain to ensure you are covered for a range of Level 2 services.  This course will also give you access to a range of level 3 qualifications. 


Prior learning will be considered with a valid certificate in unit equivalent for discount to be applied.  


The course can be completed online with physical observations in the salon/centre.


20% of the course is payable to secure your course with final payment being paid 14 days prior to commencement.  Payment plans available as well as Klarna.

Interview with physical certificates must be presented should discount be required to be applied.


Price includes:-

Registration with VTCT for 2 years;

2 year access to google classroom;

Downloadable digital workbooks;

Tracking timeline of workbook with hand in dates;

4 x tutorials of 30 mins each - includes feedback of workbooks/assignments;

2 x online exams with VTCT in an exam environment.

12 practical sessions per unit including formatives and summative assessments over a 28 week period from start date.

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