Your application

Find my course

Unsure what course to study?

You just need to answer three simple questions about your study preferences, interests and predicted grades and we can suggest courses that might suit you.

  • 1 Study type
  • 2 Your Interests
  • 3 Your Grades
Question 1

How would you prefer to study?

Question 2

What are your interests?

Question 3

What grades have you achieved or are predicted?

These results are a suggestion of courses you may want to explore but are by no means a definitive list and individual entry requirements do apply.

Beauty Therapy (Massage) Diploma Level 3

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

If you are inter­est­ed in gain­ing more spe­cial­ist knowl­edge in areas such as facial treat­ments, mas­sage, face and body treat­ments then the Lev­el 3 Beau­ty could be the course for you. This course aims to equip you with a range of skills cou­pled with sound tech­ni­cal knowl­edge of the beau­ty indus­try, enabling you to start a career in the beau­ty ther­a­py sector

This course fol­lows on from the Lev­el 2 Beau­ty Ther­a­py course. <?xml:namespace pre­fix = o” ns = urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />


What Does The Pro­gramme Include

You will learn your skills through prac­ti­cal demon­stra­tions, you will be com­plet­ing research tasks and assign­ments. You will be have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to use a range of prod­ucts and be expect­ed to demon­strate your com­pe­tence under observation.

Entry Require­ments

You will need to hold a lev­el 2 qual­i­fi­ca­tion or equiv­a­lent in Beau­ty Ther­a­py and your GCSE maths and Eng­lish at 4 or above.

You must demon­strate a pro­fes­sion­al appear­ance and mature atti­tude to take respon­si­bil­i­ty for your own learn­ing and pro­vide your own clients to enable you to com­plete the prac­ti­cal assessments.

We will review each appli­ca­tion on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suit­able for you.<?xml:namespace pre­fix = o” ns = urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />

One of the ways we do this is through a very effec­tive ?‘6 weeks to suc­cess pro­gramme’ that oper­ates from the first day you start your course. This includes sup­port such as (but not lim­it­ed to):

· Allow­ing you to change cours­es if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks ‑sub­ject to availability

· Mov­ing you between course lev­els if you are find­ing your cur­rent lev­el too easy / too hard? — ?sub­ject to availability

· One-to-one reviews with your aca­d­e­m­ic tutor to ensure you are pro­gress­ing and achiev­ing well

Our course enquiries and admis­sions team are avail­able at enquiries@?stamford.? should you have any fur­ther questions.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

You will be assessed through prac­ti­cal assess­ments on clients and a com­ple­tion of a port­fo­lio. You will also be observed and be expect­ed to com­plete writ­ten assignments.

Addi­tion­al Information

Can­di­dates wish­ing to pur­sue a career in this indus­try should be of smart appear­ance, reli­able, artic­u­late and of a car­ing nature with good com­mu­ni­ca­tions skills.

It is imper­a­tive that you plan ahead as you will be expect­ed to source your own clients to enable you to com­plete your prac­ti­cal assessments.

You will be required to pur­chase a beau­ty uni­form and a kit; this is manda­to­ry require­ment with­in the first six weeks to enable you to com­plete this course. Please see our stu­dent sup­port pages on the col­lege web­site to see how we can help with this purchase.

We take mature 19+ learn­ers on this course if they meet the entry require­ments, how­ev­er there will be fees for the course of £3345.00 (cor­rect 0922) although these can be cov­ered by an Advanced Learn­er Loan

Poten­tial Future Career

Exam­ple job roles:

  • Com­mer­cial salons
  • Des­ti­nat­ing spas
  • Self employed
  • Cruise lin­ers
  • Air­lines of hotel chains

Study fur­ther:

  • Lev­el 4 Salon Management
  • Lev­el 4 Holis­tic Therapist
  • Lev­el 4 Advanced Beau­ty Therapy

Course Con­tent

Units of study include

  • Health and safe­ty in the salon
  • Client care and consultation
  • Pro­vide body mas­sage treatments
  • Pro­vide Indi­an head massage
  • Pro­vide stone ther­a­py treatments
  • Car­ry out mas­sage using pre-blended
  • Anato­my and phys­i­ol­o­gy for the face and body systems
  • Pro­mo­tion and marketing
  • Man­u­al and spray tanning
  • Elec­tri­cal facial treatments


Infographic_Hair Beauty1 Infographic_Hair Beauty2 Infographic_Hair Beauty3 Infographic_Hair Beauty4



Course not quite right for you?

These similar courses may be more suited to your skills and interests...

© 2023 All rights reserved.

Web Design byBluestorm Design