Beauty Therapy Level 2

As the beauty industry continues to grow, so does the demand for professionals. You could become a Beauty Therapist with us, let the beauty of what you love be what you do. Learn from successful, highly qualified and experienced beauty therapy professionals.

This Beauty Therapy Level 2 Award will be most suitable for you if you are new to Beauty Therapy or have some knowledge and basic skills in the industry. It has been specifically designed for distance learning and to deliver occupational capability and provide a sound platform from which to enter into employment or progress onto further learning or training.

This Award includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty therapist. The structure provides learners with the flexibility to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills depending upon their designated career pathway. If you love the idea of making people feel good and look their best, a job as a beauty therapist could be perfect for you.

On this Beauty Therapy Level 2 course you will:

  • Have the skills and confidence to progress into employment or further your skills through study
  • Learn how to deliver first class customer service
  • Be advised on how to promote products to clients
  • Understand how different beauty treatments work and how they are applied
  • Develop your confidence in dealing with a wide range of clients

Learn the inside secrets of how to become a beauty therapist in months and not years. This Oxbridge course will fast track your studies (and career) and you are not locked into a timetable. You can study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are, adapt your learning around work, family, and other commitments.

“I know what women want. They want to be beautiful”. Mel Gibson may not have known the answer to this but Valentino Garavani certainly did, and he was right; women do want to be beautiful.

Learn inside secrets of how to become a beauty therapist, and develop skills and confidence to start your beauty career.
A formal qualification

This course is a formally recognised RQF qualification and is recognised throughout the UK, Europe and beyond.

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Get as much help as you want from your personal course tutor via phone and email.

Awarding body: NCFE Customised Qualifications
Our course ref: X206

NCFE is one of the largest awarding bodies in the UK.  Over 340,000 thousand students were awarded certification by NCFE last year through over 2,000 colleges and training providers nationally. With a heritage stretching back over 150 years.

Study Hours

It takes around 90 hours to complete this course.

Course Duration

You have up to a year to complete this course and we have included a suggested number of study hours. This is usually ample time for learners, even with full-time jobs and other commitments. Don’t worry if you go over the year though, we can organise an extension to your course for a small fee, which also extends your tutor support.

Study Method

The course is specially designed for study by distance learning. Throughout the course, there will be self-assessment questions, and tutor marked assignments (TMAs), to enable you to monitor your progress.


Each unit is followed by a written tutor marked assignment (TMA), which is submitted and then marked by your tutor. You will not be required to take an external exam.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a NCFE Customised Qualification and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course). You can read more about NCFE here.

Additional Information
Level 2
Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.
Section 1
Health and Safety
  • Understand health and safety requirements and legislation that is in place
  • Follow appropriate steps to minimise risk
  • Maintain equipment safely and take necessary steps to ensure the safety of your clients
  • Understand the sterilisation procedures needed when working as a beauty therapist

You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.

You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start.  However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.

We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for 12 months.

You will receive everything you need to complete this course within the study pack we send to you.

No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.

No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.

That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).

Please check our FAQs section or Contact Us, we are happy to answer any questions you have.

No. While you can choose to write your assignments by hand, the majority of students type up their work in a word processor and then submit it via email to their tutors. A typed essay is much easier to save and edit and makes it easier for tutors to read.

Loving it
Lauren Bridgewater

Absolutely loving it! Thanks Oxbridge!

NUS discount
Anna Keogh

Worth doing the course just for the NUS discount – must have saved a fortune.

New skills
Lissa Browning

This was a great course for me to learn new skills.

Easily the most enjoyable learning system
Emma Reilly

Found the course extremely well presented and it’s easily the most enjoyable learning system I’ve used. Thank you very much. I have re-enrolled onto Salon Management also.

The way forward
Lydia Holmes

Just started my course with Oxbridge everything is going well so far – distance/online learning is the way forward.

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