Course Description

With industry requirements at the forefront of thinking, this VTCT course has been designed to provide you with the most desired qualifications, accompanied with an advanced level of underpinning knowledge.

Our Level 3 is the perfect combination of facial and body electrotherapy treatments, balanced with holistic massage therapy, SPA treatments and anatomy & physiology. Our unique structure allows you the option to study part-time and fit in the other commitments in your life, the course will leave you fully equipped and prepared for what the industry requires.

Students will gain commercial salon experience* in our on-site LSBM Salon & Spa, where all treatments will be provided to paying clients in a professional environment and overseen by your tutor and our Pro Therapists. 

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.

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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.

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

SPA Treatments

This module will equip you with a well-rounded education in Spa maintenance as well as popular Spa treatments. You will cover;
  • Wraps and Scrubs
  • Body Exfoliation
  • Algae, Mud, Cream and Oil Wraps
  • Spa Maintenance and Monitoring
  • The Theory of Hydrotherapy and Wet Flotations

Anatomy & Physiology

For the first 6 weeks of the course, you will study Anatomy & Physiology on Friday's. For the first 5 Friday's this is a home study programme where printer access is required. You will be given an online pack which will contain all the information that needs to be digested including videos. Week 6 will be where you sit two Anatomy and Physiology exams in school and submit your completed portfolio, this day will be from 10am - 2pm. You will not be required to attend the school on Friday's after you have completed the Anatomy & Physiology aspect of the course.

This module covers all the major systems of the human body;
  • Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
  • Endocrine System
  • Integumentary System
  • Urinary System
  • Reproductive System
  • Nervous System
  • Digestive System
  • Lymphatic System
  • Atoms and Ions


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On Fridays for the first 6 weeks of the course, you will be studying Anatomy & Physiology as detailed above. After you have completed the Anatomy & Physiology aspect, you will not be required to attend the school on Fridays. 

Students will also participate in our student salon* (LSBM Salon & Spa) once they have built up a certain level of competency with treatments. 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 on a fairly regular basis, the salon hours will be 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 on paying clients in our commercial on-site salon.

Upon completion of the course, you will receive the following qualifications:

  • VTCT Level 3 Beauty Therapy Studies Diploma
  • VTCT Level 3 Award in Spa Treatments 
  • VTCT Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology Diploma

  • The minimum age for entry to this beauty therapy diploma course is 18 years – no exceptions.
  • A Full Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diploma, or Level 2 Facials Module is required to attend 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.

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Course Fee £0