Course Information

City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy

City & Guilds

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.


This course is designed for learners who are interested in enhancing their career prospects in the Beauty Therapy industry.

Additional Information

These sessions allow the students to enhance their communication and organisational skills, as well as provide them with the opportunity to build their confidence.

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to purchase a uniform on commencement of the programme.

Course Content

This programme progresses from the Level 2 programme. It allows the learners to develop their skills to a more specialist level by introducing electrical equipment, advanced manual techniques and involving treatment of the whole body which is not part of the Level 2 programme. More in-depth underpinning science, business and financial aspects are delivered at this level allowing a more comprehensive understanding of the industry. The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy is made up of two mandatory core units, four mandatory technical units and 12 optional technical units.

Assessment Method

A combination of practical assessment and on-line tests.

Progression Opportunities

Students who successfully complete the NVQ Level 3 in Beauty Therapy can progress to a range of industry relevant courses including Complimentary Therapies or the Level 5 HND Hair and Beauty Management. Students will also be eligible to enter into employment in Beauty Salons or the Cosmetic or Spa Industries.

Entry Requirements

BSc Hons Nursing**