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City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy (QCF)

Course Code: C2071
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
08 Jun 19

This one year industry standard qualification is based on national occupational standards for beauty therapy. You will be taught by highly trained and experienced staff in our fully equipped beauty salons. You will develop new skills and learn client procedures in a friendly, professional and supportive environment. Within this course there is a range of interesting units. The course includes full professional face and skin care treatment, facials, makeup, manicure and pedicure, depilatory waxing of facial and body hair, lash and brow tinting and eyebrow shaping. To complement these treatments you will also study business and health and safety units. You will gain valuable experience studying relevant underpinning knowledge and will gain valuable experience in our salons. You will further develop your skills through project based learning demonstrations, practical workshops, lectures, tutorials, competition work, master classes and industry visits.

Level 2 qualifications in Literacy and Numeracy are also part of the programme of study for students who have not achieved a Grade C or equivalent in these subjects.

Assessment on this programme will be by practical, written and online assessment. All assessments are carried out in English.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units, which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Students with this qualification will often progress to self-employment or find employment in beauty therapy settings, for example, salons, cruise liners, television studios or as a beauty salon owner. You may also advance to Level 3 beauty qualifications.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at It is desirable that students applying for this course have studied a science related subject. All applicants must attend a pre-entry guidance session.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Important Information

You will be required to buy a Belfast Met uniform, costing approximately £47.00 and kit costing approximately £150.00 (if needed). Specific details will be given at pre-entry advice and guidance sessions.

Contact Information

Anne Tinsley, Tel: 028 9026 5070 or email: [email protected]