Level 2 Beauty Therapy

Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

beauty therapy

This course is designed to offer the highest standard industry qualification. Students will have the opportunity to develop practical skills in a number of different beauty treatments, participate in competitions, and work in an industry-standard environment in our brand new Reflections salon.

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Key facts

  • Start date: September
  • Duration: 1 year, Full-time. 3 days plus 1 late night commercial/ practical evening (until 7pm)
  • Location: Melton
  • Fees: This course is fully funded for school leavers.

Your future

This course will enable you to progress onto Level 3 Beauty Therapy or a related qualification

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D or above or grade 3-9 including English OR Level 1 Hair and Beauty Skills and Entry 3 Functional Skills

Why choose BMC?

Here at BMC, our Beauty department is dedicated to nurturing the skills of trainee beauticians to help them to develop to their highest abilities. The Beauty industry is thriving, helping many people every day to feel more confident.

BMC’s brand new Reflections salon means that students are able to train in a real commercial salon environment.

BMC is a VTCT approved centre.


Modules Include:

  • Facials
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Lashes and Brows
  • Waxing
  • Make-up
  • Threading
  • Health and Safety
  • Consultation

Learners are able to put all of these treatments into practice in our brand new commercial Reflections salon, and will have the opportunity to take responsibility for the day-to-day running of salon and reception.

Students are able to get involved in several enrichment activities throughout the year, including attending workshops at Ragdale Hall, spray tan and ear piercing training, visiting  trade shows, and visiting The Clothes Show in Birmingham.

Students also have the opportunity to undertake an industry-standard qualification in contact dermatitis. This short qualification gives our students a wider range of salon-relevant skills, thereby increasing their employability.

English and Maths

English and Maths are very important for you during your studies and beyond. The Government has introduced new standards which mean that employers will looking for these skills when you enter the workplace. BMC is committed to ensuring that our students leave us with everything they need to reach their goals and meet the expectations of the industry.

If you are under 19 and narrowly miss the English and/or Maths requirements of your course (by one grade), don’t worry – BMC can offer you a suitable course at another level and you can take GCSE English or Maths alongside it (daytime and evening options available). Learners will not be expected to take both GCSE English and GCSE Maths in the same year.

If you are under 19 and miss the English and/or Maths entry requirements of your course by more than one grade, BMC offers Functional Skills, an effective method to improve literacy and numeracy, for up to two hours per week.

Visit Us

If you like what you’ve seen so far, why not come along to our next Melton Campus Open Event?

This is a fantastic way for you to get a feel for what it’s like to be a student at BMC. You will get to meet our industry-expert teaching staff, tour our fantastic facilities and find out everything you need to know about courses at BMC.

For a list of our upcoming events, click here.

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