Qualification: VTCT (VRQ) Level 2 Diploma
Level: Level 2
Timetable: This is a full time programme of study of under 16 hours per week. You will receive your timetable when you enrol.
Start Date: *START*Fees:
*HF+* including tuition and exam fees. You will need to purchase a beauty uniform and kit. Students aged 19+ will pay college registration and materials fees.
The course may be free if you are:
Please see our Fees and Concessions page or call 020 8326 2015 for further details.
You will learn through theory and practical classes (including practising all treatments on fellow students prior to working on clients), projects, role plays, case studies, work experience, competitions, and reception duties. The clients visiting our working salons require a wide range of treatments, and you will perform all portfolio evidence assessments on external clients.
You will study units such as:
In each unit you will perform practical skills, submit coursework tasks and sit tests. You will need to pass the full qualification.
Assessment is continuous, consisting of practical assessment, oral questions, written tests and homework. You will provide evidence to show you have reached a level of competence. All assessment will be in agreement with candidate and assessor, and all deadlines must be met. Written assessment papers will provide further evidence of your knowledge and understanding of the subject.
You will collate all evidence in a portfolio consisting of:
“The beauty therapy course appealed to me as I wanted to build a career that would provide for me and my family. The lecturers here are so supportive and the training facilities are amazing. I’ve learned all about waxing, makeup, manicures and facials and I’m gaining the confidence needed to make a living in beauty and makeup. I honestly wouldn’t want to be at any other college as West Thames has been perfect.”