Beauty Therapy

Customer care skills and creativity will take you a long way in this dynamic industry.

Have you got a talent for making other people look and feel great?

Do you want to work in a beauty salon, health spa, hotel or even on a cruise ship?

At Stephenson College we offer the courses to give you a great start in this dynamic and fastpaced industry.

What’s happening in the industry?

Hairdressing and Beauty salons have both been named in the top 10 most popular start-ups in the United Kingdom in the last year, and for good reason. There are around 300,000 people working in this popular sector which annually generates and contributes a massive £7 billion to the UK economy.

Of the 300,000 people who work in the hair and beauty industry, half are self-employed and work their own hours, with part-time work proving popular. With average spend on hair and beauty treatments on the rise year-by-year, there has never been a better time to take that first step at breaking into this industry.


Beauty Therapy VRQ Diploma Level 2 - Full Time

The VRQ in Beauty Therapy Level 2 aims to provide you with a range of essential technical and practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the beauty industry. The course covers the ever expanding range of treatments in the industry including make - up, lashes, facials, manicure, pedicure, eyebrow enhancement and waxing.

Beauty Therapy VRQ Diploma Level 3 - Full Time

The Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy course builds on the basic skills of a Level 2 qualification. This course aims to provide you with a wide range of specialist practical skills and technical knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training with the beauty and spa industry. You will expand your knowledge of treatments to include electrotherapy treatments, micro-dermabrasion and a range of massage therapies including hot stone therapy and Swedish massage

Beauty Pathways

My confidence has grown and I’ve made lots of friends. My tutor is very helpful and I’m learning new skills all  of the time. Life at college is great!