Kick-start your career as a beauty therapist, from home!
As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in beauty therapy, this course is ideal for:
This course enables you to:
This course will include 6 days of practical training, and beauty equipment and kits to take with you!
You will take part in six practical days.
This course is assessed by a series of written assignments. These assignments will then be sent and marked by your tutor. Your coursework must be completed before you can proceed onto the 6 days of practical training.
Once enrolled, you can start at any time and have 12 months to complete your studies. This course will allow you to study at your own pace and in your own time, without the pressure of tight deadlines. This means that learning around your other commitments is stress-free and convenient.
You will study this course through distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or sent to you via email, so receiving your materials is easy. You will also receive personal tutor support by email, so help is only a click away. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it simple and hassle-free.
You will also need to attend 6 practical training days, at a choice of centres to throughout the UK in major cities. The practical days do not need to be taken consecutively, in order to accommodate to your life and work commitments. This enables you to choose when and where the practical’s take place.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.
The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.
The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.
ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.
Your facial and warm waxing practical day will be accredited by Professional Beauty Direct.
Professional Beauty Direct have arranged insurance cover for over 11,000 salon owners and individual beauticians, nail technicians and hair stylists, most of which now manage their policies online. Once accredited, you will benefit from being affiliated to Professional Beauty and Professional Beauty Direct Insurance.
Your manicure and pedicure practical day is accredited by Associated Beauty Therapists.
ABT Beauty Insurance provides total insurance solutions for beauticians, salons, students and other treatments at incredible rates. You will join over 12,000 other therapists and be part of the UK’s leading membership and insurance provider.
Your lash and brow practical days will be delivered by Salon Services. You will receive a certificate of completion.
For the theory aspects of this course (Beauty Therapy Level 2) you do not need any previous knowledge. You should be at least 16 years old to enrol onto this course.
The practical days' requirements are as follows:
You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.
Once you have passed your written assignments, you may book your practical days. You have the choice of centres to attend your practical training days. Simply call us whenever you're ready and we'll help arrange this for you. Some of the practical days require kits, which is why we will send these out to you once you are booked onto your practical day.
* Not included with the online study option
In addition, you will also have access to a Student Trade Card. This gives you access to trade prices, high-quality products that would ordinarily only be available to professionals, exclusive offers and promotions on certain products, PLUS VAT free events throughout the year!
No. We will issue your certification based on your coursework and practical sessions.
No, everything you need is included in the price!
You will send your assignments to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Level 2 certification in Beauty Therapy.
It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.
That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.
Lovely. The coure material is very good. Excellent tutor support. I've got a few pages left of unit 1. Will be starting unit 2 in a few days. After this course, I''m thinking of doing the make up course.