Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diploma


The VTCT Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diploma will provide you with a well-rounded education for the most commercial aspects of beauty including Manicure & Pedicure, Facials, Waxing, Brow & Lash Treatments.

The course will provide good employment opportunities upon graduation and creates the perfect foundation for further study. You may wish to progress onto the full Level 3 Beauty Therapy Including Spa Treatments course after the completion of your Level 2 to expand your treatment offerings, knowledge and further increase your potential career opportunities.

Can't do weekdays? Working in the industry already? We offer our Level 2 as a Fast Track, Saturday-only option, at a lower price! Click here to see more on this option.

After the successful completion of the assessments, as a part of the course students will gain work experience at our onsite commercial LSBM Beauty Salon where all treatments will be provided to paying clients in a professional environment and overseen by our Pro Therapists.




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 3966 8690.

  • 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’, however, we do not accept International Students for the Saturday course or the part time options.

The modules covered in this syllabus are:


  • 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


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


  • 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


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



Students will also participate in our student salon* (LSBM Beauty Salon) 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 10am-6pm.


Students will have the following Saturdays’ off due to bank holiday weekends and the school holidays, plus any other dates applicable to your start date listed below:

  • 11th April 2020, 9th May 2020, 23rd May 2020, 29th August 2020 and 26th December 2020.

There will also be a break in this course from 11th July 2020- 5th September 2020 for students starting on 15th February on Saturdays only

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 Beauty Salon’.

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

  • VTCT Level 2 Beauty Therapy Studies Diploma
  • LSBM Gel Polish Certificate – for full time students only
  • LSBM Post Graduate Certificate – for full-time students only 



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

Course Fee £2,995

Places are limited, reserve your space on this course today!

Total course price


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