NEW COURSE: Level 2&3 Combined Beauty Therapy diploma starts 12th Feb 2020

Course Description

This combined VTCT Level 2 & 3 Beauty Therapy Diploma will complete your studies and get you industry ready within 6 months. 

Combining waxing, lash and brow treatments, facials and manicures and pedicures with facial and body electrotherapy and body massage.  This course will open up a wide range of career opportunities upon completion, however, you may decide to progress your studies with the Level 4 Laser & IPL qualification upon course completion.

This course is taught three days per week,  giving you the chance to fit studying around other commitments in your life. If you are an international student, you can study this course on a Short Term Study visa and saves you studying two separate courses.

After the successful completion of the assessments, students will gain work experience at our on-site LSBM salon & spa where all treatments will be provided to paying clients in a professional environment and overseen by our Pro Therapists . 

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Please Note
All prices are inclusive of course fees, mandatory course materials, awarding body registration & exam fees.

Only a 25% Deposit is required to secure your place on this course if the course start date is more than 1 calendar month away. International students will need to pay an International student fee. Any courses with a start date less than one calendar month away will be required to pay full balance. To discuss payment plan options, please call the administration team on 020 7776 9766.

The modules covered in this syllabus are:

Facials and Skincare

  • Skin Analysis
  • Cleansing, balancing, toning & moisturising
  • Steaming, Extraction and Full Facial Massage
  • Selecting, mixing and applying tailor-made face masques
  • The theory in this module involves the anatomy & physiology of the upper torso; including the muscles, bones, blood and nerve supply
  • Theory of the skin


  • Two different methods of hair removal; hot bees wax and cream strip wax
  • Techniques for waxing all areas of the face and body
  • Theory work on hair growth and patterns
  • Post treatment care techniques
  • Consultation and selling skills

Lash & Brow Treatments

  • Patch test techniques
  • Eyelash and eyebrow tinting
  • Eyelash perming techniques
  • Eyebrow shaping

Manicure & pedicure

  • Maintenance and care techniques for the nails, the skin of the hands and feet
  • The application of colour to the nails on both hands and feet
  • French manicure and pedicure techniques
  • Paraffin wax and warm oil treatments
  • Theory of this unit includes an in-depth study of the structure of the nail as well as the anatomy and physiology of the rest of the lower leg and forearms

Body Massage

We have structured this module to bring you a wealth of valuable massage techniques that will set you at the cutting edge going into the industry. You will cover the following techniques;

  • Swedish Body Massage
  • Hot Stone Therapy Massage

Facial Electrotherapy

This module will enable you to gain the knowledge and understanding of a wide variety of popular electrical and mechanical treatments for the face;

  • Facial Faradic
  • Vacuum Suction/Mechanical Lymphatic Drainage
  • Micro-current/Non-Surgical Lift
  • Facial Galvanic Treatments
  • High Frequency Facials

Body Electrotherapy

This module will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of a wide variety of popular electrical and mechanical treatments for the body;

  • G5 Massage
  • Faradic/Slender-tone
  • Vacuum Suction/Mechanical Lymphatic Drainage
  • Micro-current/Non-Surgical Lift

General Competencies

  • Contraindications to all treatments
  • Client consultation & selling techniques
  • Salon reception skills and management duties

Commercial salon experience

In the LSBM Salon & Spa
Students will also participate in our student salon* (LSBM Salon & Spa) once they have passed all assessments in class. Our salon is run by professional therapists and is open throughout the year, therefore we have a large client base for both our professional therapists and our student therapists.

*Although the ‘normal’ study hours are 10am–5pm, you will also be required to practice your treatments in our student salon at the end of your class time, the salon is Monday to Thursdays 11am-7pm.

Assessment includes the completion of a portfolio which will need to be handed in within 6 weeks of completing the course. Practical assessments will be carried out in class before  moving on to gain commercial experience in the 'LSBM Salon & Spa'.

Upon completion of the course you will receive the following certificate:

  • VTCT Level 2 Beauty Therapy Studies Diploma
  • VTCT Level 3 Beauty Therapy Studies Diploma
  • LSBM Post Graduate Salon Experience certificate
  • The minimum age for entry to this beauty therapy diploma course is 18 years – no exceptions.
  • No previous experience required, although a good general education is essential for this course.
  • An excellent level of English is required to attend this course, you must be able to speak, read, write and understand English fluently.
  • International students will be required to gain a 'Short-term Study Visa'.

Mandatory Materials

The following items are mandatory and are included in the total course cost.

Course Fee£0