Beauty Therapy

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatment

Course Outline

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Treatments is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a beauty therapist. This qualification 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. To do this course you will need to hold a level 2 qualification or equivalent whether this is within the beauty industry or in another area of learning.


This qualification has been specifically designed to help develop the knowledge & skills to prepare you for employment as a beauty therapist. You will have your Beauty Therapy skills assessed in a realistic working environment.

This qualification will prepare learners to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients. This qualification offers a wide range of mandatory units designed to advance learners in beauty therapy treatments.
This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty therapist including: providing body massage, face and body electrotherapy, health and safety and client care.

You will also have the opportunity to develop your understanding and skills further in a number of units which include: massage with pre-blended oils, individual permanent lashes, self-tanning and micro dermabrasion. 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, client care and beauty therapy products and equipment. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the skin and apply a variety of beauty therapy products and electrical equipment using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

All our tutors are fully qualified teachers with industry experience and all courses are certificated by VTCT (International awarding body in Beauty).

Become a Beauty Therapist in 24 weeks

Career Opportunities

The qualification could be pursued in a variety of contexts as a beauty therapist, including:

  • Working in commercial beauty salons
  • Working in a retail concession in a department store
  • Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

“Can’t recommend vita enough had a amazing experience and Sharron is a amazing tutor with knowledge that is second to none! Can’t wait for the makeup course.”

Rachel Sullivan

Course Modules

UV20415T/601/5642Working in beauty related industries2431
UV30403L/601/3962Provide facial electrotherapy treatments311104
UV30404K/601/3953Provide body electrotherapy treatments311104
UV30424D/601/3559Provide body massage3984
UV30468T/601/4457Client care and communication in beauty-related industries3328
UV30491R/600/8780Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon3429
UV30425Y/601/3558Provide massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils3765
UV30426D/601/3562Apply individual permanent lashes3438
UV30430K/601/5329Apply micro dermabrasion3439
UV30451R/601/4465Provide self tanning3325