NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy General


The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General (QCF) is a job ready qualification based on National Occupational Standards (NOS).

This qualification will provide you with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as a Beauty Therapist. Throughout this qualification you will ensure responsibility to reduce risks to health and safety, promote additional services or products to clients, develop and maintain your effectiveness at work, provide facial skincare treatment, enhance the appearance of eyebrows and lashes, carry out waxing services and provide manicure and pedicure services.

You will be supervised by technical staff and assessed on your occupational competence.

This qualification is approved and supported by the Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA), the standard setting for body for hair, beauty, nails and spa qualifications. 

Units in qualification:

  • Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety

  • Promote additional products or services to customers

  • Develop and maintain effectiveness at work

  • Provide facial skin care treatment

  • Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and eyelashes

  • Carry out waxing services

  • Provide manicure services

  • Provide pedicure services

  • Provide make-up services

  • Provide threading services

  • Fulfil salon reception duties

This course is held 1 day a week, over 18 weeks