Diploma in Beauty Therapy
The Diploma in Beauty Therapy is a Technical Certificate qualification aimed at learners aged 16-19 who are in a full-time Level 2 education programme and wish to pursue a career as an employed and/or self-employed beauty therapist.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but in order to optimise their chances of success, a learner will ideally hold a UK Level 1 qualification or equivalent .
Learners who achieve this qualification are eligible to also become members of the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) or Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT). As a beauty therapist, learners could progress directly into employment in a variety of contexts, which include:
- Commercial salons
- Self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
- Health farms
- Cruise liners
- Care homes
- Airline or hotel chains