about this qualification
The main aim of the VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Diploma for Beauty Specialists is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide beauty specialist treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the beauty therapy industry.
The learner must be 16 years or older.
The following is the learning assumed to be in place:
Communication Skills at NQF Level 3.
Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3.
Care of the skin - to include consultation, skin analysis, cleansing, exfoliation, facial massage and the use of face masks
Care of the eyebrows and eyelashes - to include shaping and lash and brow tinting
Application of all make-up products - to include recognition of face shapes and corrective make-up
Care of the hands and feet - to include nail care, exfoliation, massage and nail painting
Waxing - to include removal of hair using hot and warm wax methods.
The learner will also develop knowledge about related health and safety and client care and communication which is essential to work and be successful in the beauty industry.
The related knowledge and understanding required to perform the beauty treatments and understanding the structures that the learner will be working over, in particular recognition of skin types, skin and nail diseases and reasons that may affect whether a client should or should not be treated
Group 1 :
12 February - 6 June
Group 2 :
1 July - 21 October
The learner will develop knowledge about related health and safety and client care and communication which is essential to work and be successful in the beauty industry.
Removal of hair using hot and cold wax methods
Manicures and Pedicures
Care of the hands and feet
Care of the eyebrows and eyelashes
Lash and brow tinting
Lash and brow shaping
Facial and Skincare Consultation
Application of all make-up products
Recognition of face shapes