Level 2 Facial Massage & Skin Care Certificate


Always dreamed about becoming a facialist? Maybe even owning your own salon or freelance business? Then this course is for you! Our VTCT Level 2 Facial Massage & Skincare course will provide you with the skills required to progress onto the more advanced aesthetic courses such as Facial Electrotherapy, or this course is a perfect prerequisite for the Level 4 LASER & IPL treatments course.

You will learn everything from client consultation, skin analysis, cleansing, toning, mask application, extraction and moisturising. You will also learn a full facial massage routine along with how to steam the face and apply hot towels. The course covers the full Anatomy & Physiology related to the skin, face, scalp and neck.

Upon course completion, the opportunities and pathways open to you are endless!




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. 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 course is 18 years – no exceptions.
  • VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Beauty Therapy and Nail Services (you will be asked to add this at the checkout if you have not previously completed this qualification)
  • 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 ‘Standard Visitor Visa’.


This course will cover the following units:

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


Please note that Students studying this course on a Saturday will have all bank holiday weekends off, this will include the following Saturdays: 3rd April 2021, 1st May 2021, 29th May 2021 and 28th August 2021.


You will be assessed on your practical facial skills throughout the course and will be required to submit a portfolio for assessment.

On successful completion of the course you will receive the following qualification:

  • VTCT Level 2 Facial Massage and Skin Care



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

Course Fee (inclusive of exam registration fee) £955
Tunic £25
Facials Kit £15


From the 1st October 2020, completing a Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention for Beauty Therapy and Nail Services is a prerequisite course that must be completed to carry out any of our VTCT beauty courses.
Please select whether or not you have already completed this course at the checkout and this will add £20 to your total.


Flexi payment plans tailored to you are available on this course. Please contact admissions at admission@beauty-school.co.uk to discuss your options.

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