The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as a junior beauty therapist. This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a junior beauty therapist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 1 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.
This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a junior therapist including, mandatory units covering the following
Eyelash and eyebrow treatments
Health & Safety
You will also have the opportunity to further develop your understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: the application of tanning techniques, applying make-up and instruction on make-up application, removing hair using alternatives to wax such as threading or sugaring, eyelash perming, ear piercing or the creative skill of nail art, reception duties and displaying stock to promote sales. The structure of this qualification provides you with the flexibility to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills required to become a junior beauty therapist.
This qualification will support you to gain employment as a junior beauty therapist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 2 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.
Career opportunities as a junior beauty therapist exist in a variety of contexts, including
Working in commercial beauty salons
Working in a retail concession in a Department store
Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
Whilst this qualification’s primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a Junior Beauty Therapist, learners may choose to develop their skills further by undertaking Technical Level qualifications in Beauty Therapy at Level 3.
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