VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy


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Mandatory – from this group you’ll need to cover a minimum of 6 components and earn a minimum of 55 credits.

UB30B13 Y/600/9090 Provide body electrical treatments 3 12 106
UB30B14 J/600/7562 Provide facial electrical treatments 3 12 106
UB30B20 A/600/7462 Provide body massage treatments 3 10 79
UB30B29 D/600/9043 Provide electrical epilation treatments 3 12 109
UG31G22 Y/601/5875 Monitor procedures to safely control work operations 3 4 30
UG31H32 R/600/1277 Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities 3 5 32


Optional – from this group you’ll need to cover a minimum of 1 components and earn a minimum of 10 credits.

UB30B12 T/600/8755 Plan and provide airbrush make-up 3 8 62
UB30B15 D/600/9012 Provide single eyelash extension treatments 3 5 44
UB30B21 K/600/7487 Provide UV tanning services 3 2 16
UB30B23 D/600/7504 Provide Indian head massage 3 7 54
UB30B24 K/600/7523 Carry out massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils 3 8 67
UB30B25 R/600/7533 Provide self-tanning services 3 3 27
UB30B26 Y/600/8764 Provide female intimate waxing services 3 5 44
UB30B27 D/600/8765 Provide male intimate waxing services 3 5 44
UB30B28 J/600/7545 Provide stone therapy treatments 3 10 88
UG31G11 T/600/1272 Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business 3 4 26


This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a beauty therapist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 2 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.

This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty therapist including, mandatory units covering the following: facial and body electrical, body massage, electrical epilation, monitoring procedures in the salon and contributing to the planning of a promotional event.

You will also have the opportunity to further develop your understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: airbrush make-up services, intimate waxing, single eyelash extensions, UV tanning, self-tanning, massage with pre-blended oils, Indian head massage and stone therapy. The structure of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career as a beauty therapist.

Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, and client care. You will also develop a range of technical skills in preparing the skin, and applying beauty therapy products and electrical equipment to the skin, using a variety of different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.