Facial & Skincare Diploma

Our course code: NB017

Course fee £325 or from £25 per month

Enrol on this course

Are your clients tired of blemishes, under-eye circles and aging lines troubling their skin? Facial skincare is more than a luxury; cleansing, toning and moisturising is an important part of a healthy complexion and more people are turning to skincare specialists for help! Once qualified with this Facial & Skincare Diploma, you’ll be able to perform skin analysis, consultations and full facial treatments. With step-by-step routines, you’ll learn the techniques necessary to produce visible improvements to your clients’ skin condition, leaving it smooth, hydrated and glowing!  

What to expect on this Facial & Skincare Diploma ?

When you enrol, we’ll first introduce the foundations associated with working in the beauty industry. For instance, you’ll learn the importance of interacting with clients, promoting your services, and being effective at work. Secondly, you’ll gain some insight into the body, its systems, and skin healthcare.

Moving forward, we’ll introduce you to the world of glowing facials techniques and stunning skincare routines. You’ll learn about various products and their preparation for use in the treatment process. You’ll also learn a new treatment: facial massages. Finally, you’ll gain insight into a well-known facial routine. Step-by-step, we’ll be taking you through each stage of the treatment process, with added videos and diagrams to aid your progress. As a result, you’ll be able to offer the very best facial services to your clients when you complete the course.

Who is this online facial and skincare course ideal for?

Our Facial & Skincare Diploma was created for aspiring technicians or students looking to study beauty therapy at a higher level. The course covers everything you’ll need to be able to work as a facial specialist when you complete the course. So, whether you want to work in a salon, a spa, or even offer your own facial services, you can.

Key Takeaways

  • Facial & Skincare Diploma designed for aspiring beauty therapists
  • Learn techniques and treat clients to the glowing facials and skincare
  • With this course, you’ll be able to apply for professional insurance
  • Gain insight to advise clients about pristine facial and skincare routines
  • Add facial and skincare treatments to your service offering
  • All your assessments are completed and submitted online
  • Study at your own pace anytime, anywhere, anyhow

Learn how to cleanse, exfoliate and promote healthier complexions all year round for all your clients.

  • Study with winners

    We’re an award-winning learning provider and have been recognised for our cutting-edge learning techniques.

  • Get insured

    By completing this course you will be able to gain insurance to work on clients.

  • At your own pace

    Study this course as quickly or slowly as you wish; we’ll work at a speed that suits you.

  • Awarding body: IPHM (International Practitioners Of Holistic Medicine)
  • Our course code: NB017
  • Official Qualification Title: Facial Course

Study Hours


Study Method

Your course will be studied through distance learning, meaning you can learn the course at a time and place that suits you. Your course materials will be available to you online via tutorial videos and eBooks. Tutor support is available by email, so help is only a click away!


Course Duration

  • 27 video tutorials guiding you through every aspect of every treatment.
  • 4 easy to follow downloadable eBooks in 26 units, designed to enhance your progressive learning techniques
  • Easy online learning via your mobile, tablet and PC
  • Full support and guidance from working professionals


As you progress, you’ll be assessed at the end of each unit via multiple choice questions that test your understanding. Once you’ve achieved the desired pass percentage, you’ll move on to the next module. Units and tests can be retaken at anytime to strengthen your knowledge.

Course Outcomes

Once you have passed the course, your Diploma Certificate will be available for download via the portal and stored for you. You have lifetime access to the portal so you can return at any time using your tutorials and eBooks as a reference.

Additional Information

Official Qualification Title - Facial Course

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.

Course Content

1: Foundation
  • Personal Standards and Practice
  • Hygiene
  • Effective Communication with Clients
  • Business Promotion
  • Preparation of the Work Area
  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Insurance
  • Being effective at Work
  • Promoting Products & Services
  • Retail Specific Legislation
  • Reception Duties
  • Taking Payments & Methods
2: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Hair Structure and Removal
  • Cells and Tissues
  • The Skin
  • The Skeletal System
  • The Muscular System
  • Blood & The Heart
  • The Lymphatic System
  • The Systems
  • Anatomy of the eye
3: Skin Healthcare
  • Skin Types
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
4: Facial and Skincare
  • Preparation & Products
  • Facial Massage
  • The Facial Routine

Frequently Asked Questions

We have some answers to common student questions, but if you can't find the answer you're looking for then please contact us and we will do everything we can to answer your questions.

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

There will be an additional charge to purchase and add the practical facial kit to your course package. Speak to a course adviser for more details.

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.

No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.

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

Most students finish comfortably within the course duration period given. However, if you do need more time, your personal tutor support can be extended for an additional fee.

Please check our main FAQs section or Contact Us, we have experienced course advisers who will be delighted to help!