Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2 Course in London

Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2 COURSE

If you are new to the beauty therapy industry with no previous experience and would like to gain a nationally recognised qualification in your own time – then Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2 is the course for you.

The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General (QCF) is a job ready qualification based on National Occupational Standards.

If you need to start practicing as a mobile therapist, please speak with your tutor and based on our class room assessments and grasp of techniques you can also receive our Academy certificate which will enable you to obtain public liability insurance as soon as you finish your initial study period. This can help you to do mobile beauty treatments on clients.

Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2
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Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2

What this course covers

This qualification will provide you with the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as a beauty therapist. Throughout this qualification you will ensure responsibility to reduce risks to health and safety, promote additional services or products to clients, develop and maintain your effectiveness at work, provide facial skincare treatment, enhance the appearance of eyebrows and lashes, carry out waxing services and provide pedicure and manicure services.

Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety practices in a salon environment and how to promote client care and communications in beauty related industries.

At Affable Therapy in Croydon, you can study Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General which is a job ready qualification based on National Occupational Standards. After qualifying Beauty Therapy Level 2 NVQ from our massage and training institute in Croydon, you can get employed in any renowned beauty salons and centers.

Course Delivery

You will complete your practical training with us. Tutors require you to home study theory content prior to start of new module and come to lesson with questions / content that requires further explanation. Lessons are practical focused any theory is incorporate in demonstration and practical work.

  • Waxing
  • Facial treatments
  • Manicure and Pedicure
  • Make Up
  • Lash Tint and brow treatments

There is requirement of completing the remaining guided learning hours (refer to your qualification document most courses have guided learning hours of upto 350hrs) as part of home study for student to be proficient in practical and theory content post lesson each week. Due to the intensive nature of the course, student must commit to this otherwise they will struggle to progress in the course.

Please note that learners need to being in their kit, consumables, towels, and models to practice. Learners can do practice on each other too. Where possible we will try to get models for learners to practice on. However, practicing on live models is learners responsibility. They may be required to bring upto 5-6 models to complete their assessments.

Learners’ enrollments are valid for one year from the date they enroll. These can be extend at a nominal cost if needed. Normally minimum duration to finish the course work for an average student is 12 weeks.

  • Professional training environment
  • Access to academy resources and manuals
  • Guided learning with tutor support for home study
  • NVQ Student Handbook
  • Advice on starting your business
  • Advice on procuring products and equipment
  • Exam fees are not included and approx £120 additional to be paid at the time of booking exam
  • Learning environment that is friendly and safe
Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2


The course is accredited with Vocational and Charitable Trust (VTCT) and is mapped on the national qualification framework.

  • Learners need to have a good understanding of written and spoken English
  • Need to have access to computer and internet
  • Enthusiasm to learn and practice massage
  • Devote 5-6hrs per week home study while on the course
  • Be able to balance study with other commitments

Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2


  • This is a beginners qualification. No prior experience required.
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English is desirable.
  • You will need to find at least 5 people to practice massage on within your friends / family group or via online advertisement for student practice.

    You will need to bring in your model for mock and final practical exams as requested.

Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2


Learners will do the theory exams at any point which they feel ready by booking the exams. This can be done by sending an email to

Practical assessments can be booked on a Monday with the course tutor directly by sending an email to

The mandatory course units are:

Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety:

  • Promote additional products or service to customers:
  • Three observations and written assignments

Develop and maintain effectiveness at work:

  • One observation and written assignments

Provide facial skin care treatment:

  • Two external exam
  • Three observations and written assignment

Enhance the appearance of eyebrow and eyelashes:

  • One external exam
  • Three observations and written assignments

Carry out waxing services:

  • Two external exams
  • Four observations and written assignments

Provide manicure service:

  • Two external exams
  • Three observations and written assignments

Provide pedicure service:

  • Two external exams
  • Three observations and written assignments

Optional course units are:

Provide make-up services:

  • Two external exams
  • Observations and written assignments

Fulfill salon reception duties:

  • Two external exams
  • No external exam, observation and written assignments

Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2


This is an approved qualification for working as an advanced beauty therapist specialising in a salon. It also provides a sound platform for further learning or training.

This qualification provides progression opportunities to the following VTCT qualifications:

Progression opportunities also exist in the form of specialist VTCT vocationally related qualifications at Levels 2 and 3.

Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2


Our Croydon venue has many parking facilities near by, closest being Nation Car Parks Plc situated in the Whitgift Centre or Central Shopping Centre Parking for other venues varies. Details are provided in your enrollment email regarding parking.

At Affable Therapy Training Limited, we do training in small groups of 6 or 8 students. The course structure is well thought out and delivered by experienced and enthusiastic tutors. We are confident that you will be able to learn the technique in one day. Our manuals are detailed and are excellent reference sources when you leave the class to remind you of the techniques. However, if you feel that you need to repeat the course for any reason, you can do so at no extra cost subject to availability.

First of all congratulations! You can attend some courses such as waxing, facial, manicure, pedicure, eyelash extension, threading etc., which are not intensively based on massage. For other courses which are more for full body or are heavily massage based, we would request you to either get a permission from your midwife / GP or bring a model to work on. This is because in UK the legislation is very clear only qualified medical professionals can work on a pregnant client. For another learner to work on you during the course, they need permission from your qualified medical professional e.g. midwife or GP. Also we will need to assign a qualified pregnancy massage specialist tutor to the course that you will be joining so let us know at the time of enrolment. We recommend that you wait for the first trimester to be over before deciding to do any training course

Yes. Upon successful completion of any of our accreditation courses you can obtain public liability insurance and offer your services the public for a fee. We are passionate about you starting to make a return on the investment you have made in yourself by choosing to train with us and will help you with business advice. Please note introductory courses are for use on friends and family and come with a certificate of attendance only.


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