Course Information

City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy

City & Guilds

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 01 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 32
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 480
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 13
Course Coordinator:


This one year course is suited to students interested in advance techniques in the beauty therapy industry. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the normal day to day running of a beauty salon and will engage with customers and potential employers. This will ensure students are ready to begin an exciting journey within the beauty industry and will open various pathways for progression.

Additional Information

The college also will enhance the learning experience of students throughout the year to gain additional qualifications, engage with Industry Experts and participate in workshops relevant to the industry. _x000D_ _x000D_ Students also will have the opportunity to gain qualifications in Numeracy, Literacy and ICT if required. _x000D_ _x000D_ Students will be required to purchase a uniform and kit upon commencement of the programme.

Terms & Conditions

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

Course Content

This course combines a large proportion of practical learning with relevant science and business units. You will gain practical skills in advanced facial electrical treatment, full body massage, pre-blend massage, Indian head massage, hot stone therapy. The course will also give you knowledge on the monitoring processes required for health and safety. The planning and implementation of promotional activities is another core component of this course. These are all essential to ensure you are ready to work in the beauty industry in a supervisory capacity.

Optional Modules

Not applicable

Assessment Method

A combination of practical observations and on-line theory tests are used to assess this qualification.

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

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy or equivalent. Students will be required to purchase a uniform and kit that is available from the College upon commencement of this programme. Entry is subject to a successful interview.